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Writing the Future

“Everything you can imagine, is real.” – Pablo Picasso.

I received some lovely feedback from the tutor of my creative writing course, today.  My latest assignment was to write a play for radio.  312 more words


Struggling with stories

This blog is devoted to a story I abandoned and the death I found it facing.

I struggle with getting a story out there. For many reasons. 741 more words


Script Crafting

Improvisation doesn’t lead to good videos. Filmmaking is a craft that requires far too much forethought for the entire process to be made up on the spot during filming day. 762 more words


Interview with Screenwriter & Executive Producer Mark Renshaw (THE SURVIVOR)

THE SURVIVOR was the winner of BEST PERFORMANCES at the February 2018 Los Angeles FEEDBACK Film Festival.

Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? 626 more words


But wait, there's a twist ...

When the film “The Sixth Sense” took the world by storm, I started to notice within a few years a change in the way that the writer/punter class talked about their in-progress novels and scripts. 944 more words


Screenplay Festival: March 15, 2018 Event

An afternoon of BEST SCENE Readings in the ACTION/ADVENTURE, FEMALE LEADS, and SCI-FI/FANTASY genres. 25 script readings in total.

FULL CAST LIST: Brandon Knox, … 1,735 more words


The Insulting Inclusion of Three Billboards Outside Missouri

At the Oscar’s, in Francis McDormand’s acceptance speech, she brought the term “Inclusion Rider” to national attention. What is an inclusion rider? An inclusion rider is a clause that would be inserted into a movie contract to secure a more equal distribution of female actresses and minorites into the project. 398 more words

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