How Do You Find a Writing Partner? 10 KEY Tips for Writing Partnerships

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In ordinary discourse, the term partnership tends to be a simple synonym for cooperation. However, finding a writing partner refers more precisely to the mastery of creativity, talent, and experience …

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15 Matt Reeves Quotes to INSPIRE Writers and Filmmakers

Matt Reeves Quotes

He’s emerged as one of the most striking directors of the 21st century. Quietly he’s helmed some of the biggest hits of the 2010s and 2020s, managing to infuse big …

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The Insider Interviews – GLADIATOR Screenwriter William Nicholson

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This latest iteration of our long-running Insider Interviews series is with William Nicholson, the prolific screenwriter behind such hits as Gladiator, Shadowlands, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Breathe, amongst many …

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20 INSPIRING Shonda Rhimes Quotes for TV and Film Writers

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Since the early 2000s, Shonda Rhimes has been producing amazing, hit TV. But in recent years, she’s cemented herself as probably the most prolific and successful TV producer of the …

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What is the Definition of CINEMATIC, in Screenwriting Terms?

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We’ve all heard the term “cinematic”. Film reviews, job offerings, script feedback, award acceptance speeches. Many people in the industry use this term, some of them quite lightly. But what …

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An Interview with 2021 TITAN Awards Winner James Foye

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About The TITAN Awards The TITAN Awards is a global, prestigious screenwriting contest whereby material competes against its own kind for as long as possible over the course of a contest cycle. Horror feature vs …

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An Interview with 2021 TITAN Awards Winner Jared Ruga

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About The TITAN Awards The TITAN Awards is a prestigious global screenwriting contest whereby material competes against its own kind for as long as possible over the course of a contest cycle. Horror feature vs …

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An Interview with 2021 TITAN Awards Winner Todd Restler

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About The TITAN Awards The TITAN Awards is a prestigious annual screenwriting contest whereby material competes against its own kind for as long as possible over the course of a contest cycle. Horror feature vs …

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The ESSENTIAL Ways to Craft a Brilliant TV Show Idea

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Crafting a TV Show Idea How does one craft a brilliant TV show idea? First, it’s important to understand what exactly that means. Longevity of story is foremost what separates …

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Do You Still Need to Move to LA as a Screenwriter?

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When any person says their dream is to become a screenwriter, a comment you’ll often hear is “you should move to LA first”. Getting advice about how to start as …

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The 25 Best Strategies for Creating DISTINCTIVE Movie Ideas

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Whether you’re an experienced writer, a recent film studies grad, or a casual cinephile who walked out of a theater and thought, “I could do that,” crafting great movie ideas …

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15 Timeless John Hughes Quotes to Inspire Writers and Filmmakers

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John Hughes influenced the cinema landscape immensely largely during the 1980s. His most beloved movies include The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Sixteen Candles and Pretty in Pink. But …

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How to Handle Feedback: A Screenwriter’s Guide

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What is Feedback? Feedback is an essential part of the creative process for any artist. And this is especially true for those in the film and TV industry, where collaboration …

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20 Terrific Ricky Gervais Quotes to INSPIRE Writers and Filmmakers

Ricky Gervais Quotes

Comedy writer, director and actor Ricky Gervais has been bracing our screens since the early 2000s. Often outspoken and straight-talking, Gervais has conquered the comedy genre with his broad array …

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How to Hire a Screenwriter: The ULTIMATE Guide (plus THE solution…)

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Hiring a Screenwriter: An Overview What do you do when you can’t push through writer’s block? You’ve been working on a screenplay for months or years and you can’t make …

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The 25 Best Screenwriting Podcasts for Screenwriters to Learn From

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With a wide variety of screenwriting podcasts available, there’s plenty of content for screenwriters to learn from. You can learn the best of screenwriting with insightful success stories, or the …

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20 Donald Glover Quotes to Inspire Writers and Creatives

Donald Glover Quotes

How does Donald Glover manage it?  The screenwriter, director, actor, rapper, producer and comedian has a jammed packed awards cabinet and track record of amazing work across many different forms. …

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The 10 Best TED Talks For Screenwriters and What They Teach

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There are many TED talks out there for writers, screenwriters and storytellers. In this article, we’ll focus on 10 of the most relevant and best talks for screenwriters and writers …

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Neil Gaiman MasterClass Review: Is it Worth It?

Neil Gaiman Masterclass Review

Our review scores for the Neil Gaiman MasterClass: Lessons – 7/10 Workbook – 7/10 The Community – 8/10 Value – 7.5/10 Overall Verdict – Thumbs Up! What is MasterClass? MasterClass …

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20 Wise and Hilarious Tina Fey Quotes to INSPIRE

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An American comedy icon, Tina Fey not only defines an era of Saturday Night Live but created the critically acclaimed comedy shows 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Her success, …

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15 Fascinating Wes Anderson Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

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Where do you start with Wes Anderson? The acclaimed director is one of the most distinctive and charismatic filmmakers of all time. And whilst he typically doesn’t spill his guts …

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How Do You Deal With Rejection? 10 ESSENTIAL Tips for Screenwriters

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Rejection is inevitable. To live is to face rejection. Whether it’s rejection from a potential employer, from friends or an unreciprocated love. Everyone has to deal with rejection of some sort. …

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How Do You Research a Screenplay? 10 Elements of Superb Screenplay Research

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There is a lot of advice on the screenwriting process but screenplay research and the act of finding, gathering and implementing information into your writing is a little more shrouded in mystery. …

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50 Energising Screenwriting Productivity Hacks

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The 50 Ultimate Screenwriting Productivity Hacks Why are productivity hacks important for screenwriters? What distinguishes screenwriting productivity hacks from those for other disciplines? ‘To be productive’ means to be effective …

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15 Phoebe Waller-Bridge Quotes Writers and Filmmakers Can Learn From

15 Phoebe Waller-Bridge Quotes Writers & Filmmakers Can Learn From Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s career is an inspiring tale of talent, perseverance and ultimate success. Starting her career primarily as an actor, …

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The 15 Best Frederick Forsyth Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

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15 Great Frederick Forsyth Quotes Writers and Filmmakers Can Learn From   Frederick Forsyth Quotes Frederick Forsyth is a celebrated English author, journalist, former spy and political commentator. Having been …

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