Vicky Hinault with Story Broads uses her delightful brand of humor and wit to deliver insight on how to deal with feedback. Every profession requires that you be receptive to feedback in some way, shape, or form; but it’s especially important in the creative world. Don’t worry, Quentin Tarantino still gets notes.
Thom Geier at The Wrap discusses the State of New York’s new initiative to promote women in the film industry by offering $5 million dollars in incentives to have women and minorities hired in more prominent roles such as writers and directors. Let’s see if other states can follow that lead.
Scott Meyers breaks down the Academy-award winning script of “The Social Network” to discuss the narrative framework and how that can propel your story in a strong direction.
Read the full article here: Screenwriting Lessons: “The Social Network” — Part 2: Narrative Framework
John Bucher with LA Screenwriter extracts five storytelling lessons from the work of the legendary Bill Murray. He uses examples from films such as Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, Groundhog Day, St. Vincent, and Rock the Kasbah to help illustrate each point. And seriously, who doesn’t love Bill Murray?
Read full article here: 5 Storytelling Lessons from Bill Murray
Christopher Osterndorf with Script Lab uses the summer 2017 film Baby Driver as a model to discuss how to incorporate music into your screenplays.
Read full article here: Screenwriting 101: How to Incorporate Music in your Screenplay
Women filmmakers are getting more and more attention these days – finally. Here’s a list of twenty female filmmakers who are getting more attention and definitely deserve more of yours.
See full list here: 20 Rising Female Filmmakers You Need to Know
Zeke from the New York Film Academy discusses Billy Wilder’s ten pieces of screenwriting advice.
Read the full article here: Unpacking Billy Wilder’s 10 Screenwriting Tips
Casting Director Amy Jo Berman provides her expertise on how to have a successful audition while in the room with the casting directors. Break a leg!
Have you ever wondered what a key grip does or why there’s a need for boom operator? This video will help explain exactly what everyone on a film set does. And the reason the credits list is so long is because it takes LOTS of someones to make a film.
During the 70th Annual Cannes International Film Festival, Diane Kruger sits down with Variety magazine and discusses women in Hollywood and the gender pay gap.