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The 10 Best Places to Find Your Favorite Screenplays Online

The best way to learn to write a screenplay is to read the movies you love.<p>After years and years of telling myself there is no correct way to write a …

Screenplay Structure Made Easy - Screenwriting Blueprint

Screenwriting Blueprint: How to Create a Bulletproof Screenplay Structure<p>Screenplay Structure is something that every agent, editor, publisher, …

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Write Screenplay Outlines, Beat Sheets And Treatments

As any long term Bang2writer knows, I’m a big fan of planning. But yeah, I get why *you* might not be. Planning can be boring. You don’t want to do …

Why the First and Last Visuals of Your Screenplay Matter

Now You See Me‘s Youtube video <i>How to End Your Movie</i> explores an interesting aspect of all movies — the last shot. The video utilizes the examples …

These 11 Tips Will Improve your Page rank to the Top 10 Fast

<b>These Proven 11 Steps Will Improve your Page rank to the Search Engines Top 10 Fast – SEO Part 1</b><p>Are you a website owner or manager? Whether new or …

Oscar-Nominated Screenplays Now Available For Free Download

<i>Spotlight</i> won the Oscar in the “Best Original Screenplay” category at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on March 29, 2016. It was <i>The Big Short</i> which …

A Screenwriter’s Experience of Visiting Pixar Animation Studios

Back in the late 1930s and through the 1950s, Walt Disney lead the charge in what was later deemed the “Golden Age of Animation.” Animated movies …

7 Things You Must Do To Maximize The Value Of Your LinkedIn Profile

You’ve done all the hard work to create a stellar LinkedIn profile. You have a professional headshot, a compelling headline and a complete, authentic summary (if you are still working on this, read this post for guidance). When LinkedIn says your profile is “all-star,” it’s time to turn your hard …

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11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got a Job in Public Relations

You might never figure out the perfect work-life balance.<p><b>1. You don't have to major in public relations, but it will be harder to get into the industry if you don't.</b> I went to a liberal arts college and studied sociology. The people who majored in PR do have a significant leg up, so if you study in …

The Hateful Eight Screenplay Available Online Again

Two years ago, the script for <b>Quentin Tarantino</b>‘s <i>The Hateful Eight</i> appeared online. The leak greatly angered the writer/director, who vowed never to …

'Inside Out' Screenplay Now Available For Your Consideration

After two years since their last film release — and three years since their last original story — Pixar reminded us of their imaginative genius and …

Check out a page from the Deadpool screenplay, with script notes from the Merc with a Mouth

The ’12 Days of Deadpool’ countdown to the new trailer continues today, with Joblo releasing a page from the screenplay for 20th Century Fox’s …

J.J. Abrams: Master of Mystery, King of the Nerds

Storytelling is the most important part of the filmmaking process. For writer/director J.J. Abrams, it’s something that he’s spent a lifetime …

How ‘The Martian’ Director Ridley Scott Is Shaking Up Movie Marketing

More than three decades ago, Ridley Scott's 60-second ad for Apple, "1984," shook up advertising forever and helped establish the Super Bowl as a …

6 Predictions About Digital Marketing In 2016

It’s that time of year again. A time to reflect on the state of online marketing over the past year and a time to figure out how to score big marketing wins over the year to come. Since every new year brings new marketing challenges, we can use these predictions to help build forward-thinking …

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How Do Screenwriters Hook a Studio Reader and Audience?

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

How Hollywood Screenwriter and Director John August Writes: Part One - Copyblogger

Critically acclaimed screenwriter and director John August stopped by The Writer Files to chat with host Kelton Reid about his writing process, the …

23 Reasons Why a Screenwriter's Script Is Rejected

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

5 Ways GIFs Can Increase Your PR and Marketing Efforts

This story originally appeared on PR Daily <br>GIFs aren’t only for powerhouse social media users anymore.<p>Employing looping visuals lets PR pros and marketers say a thousand words -- or more --in shorthand. When used wisely, GIFs are a great way to connect with your audience, increase views and make …

Six Things to Know Before You Hire a PR Firm

<i>By Gini Dietrich</i><p>Fifteen minutes of fame. Seeing your name in lights (and in print). The phone ringing off the hook.<p>These are things every business …

5 fall reads for PR pros

Top public relations agencies look for an edge everywhere they can. Absorbing the latest business, industry or pop culture book is a surefire way to …

Award season screenplay downloads (1 new script)

It’s that time of year again when studios and production companies make available PDFs of movie scripts for award season. As in years past, we will …

Download 2015 Awards Season Screenplays Including ‘Carol,’ ‘The Hateful Eight,’ ‘Spotlight,’ and More

One of the few benefits of the frenzied awards race is Hollywood’s outpouring of materials associated with the contenders. Perhaps the biggest perk …

MEET THE READER: Writing Your First Screenplay

<i>Ray Morton is a writer, senior contributor to</i> Script Magazine <i>and script consultant. His new book</i> A Quick Guide to Screenwriting <i>is now available</i> …

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Screenplay Writing Explained In 7 Infographics

Screenplay Writing Explained In 7 Infographics<p>Screenplay writing is a visual art form, so let’s approach the topic visually.<p>Here are 7 of the most …

How To Write A Hollywood Screenplay (By A Woman Who Has)

If you see one film this month, make it <i>Miss You Already</i>. Starring Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette, it explores the relationship between two friends …

Screenplays You Should Read

When fictional literature (of all genres, I don’t play that sci-fi / horror / romance shame game) is discussed, it’s often in four forms: novels and …

30 Experts On The Art And Struggles Of Screenwriting

<b>Sign up for the B2W Mailing List, HERE!</b>1) Hugh Laurie“Screenwriting is the most prized of all the cinematic arts. Actually, it isn’t, but it should …

10 Character Introductions Screenwriters Should Study

The first ten pages of a script are vital for any screenwriter. In those few pages, often referred to in screenwriting as the Pre-Existing Life, you …

On The Rise 2015: 20 Screenwriters To Watch

<i>It’s that time of year again, when blockbusters start to lull, the fall festival season hasn’t quite begun, and when the movies on release tend to be</i> …