Posts Tagged ‘screenwriting’
Spec Sales – state of the screenplay market 2009
Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2009 09:51 Written by stelpavlou Friday, 18 December 2009 09:50
Jason Scoggins at Protocol (featured on Nikki Finke) has put together a rough list of spec screenplay sales for the year. It’s not good. Everyone in the business knows it’s not been good. These aren’t the figures I heard, but they’re pretty close. (For those who don’t know, a spec sale is where a writer writes a screenplay first and then tries to sell it, as opposed to how a lot of movies are made, where the studio has bought material based on a pitch, or property and then commissions the screenplay)
Screenwriting tips: the treatment
Last Updated on Saturday, 25 July 2009 11:09 Written by stelpavlou Saturday, 25 July 2009 10:28
My screenwriting boot camp tips continue with part 2, the treatment.
Agree, disagree, want more details, have more questions? Just drop ‘em in the comments.
Screenwriting tips: the format
Last Updated on Saturday, 25 July 2009 01:27 Written by stelpavlou Thursday, 23 July 2009 01:31
I’ve started doing a series of short pieces on screenwriting tips over at Associated Content. The first one is up now, and the second one will be out in the next day or so.