Writing for Film and TV

Writing for Film and TV

With New Production Model, Voyage Media Helps Emerging Creators from Funding To Global Digital Distribution

Voyage Media has announced a new TV and film production model that allows for one stop filmmaking and has already engaged film studio and Oscar-nominated producer Mike Medavoy. The first-of-its-kind content development platform acts as an incubator for budding storytellers, providing mentorship from high-level producers and on-demand access to a variety of educational resources to …

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Three Stages To Every Project – Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production

Whether you decide to hire a production company or produce your own content, there are three distinct stages of video production you should be aware of. Each phase will have its own challenges and will vary depending on the size of your project. Large scale productions in the television and film space will have dedicated …

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Screenwriting Terms: Screenwriters’ Glossary

A Page A revised page that extends beyond the original page, going onto a second page. (i.e. Page 1, 1A, 2, 3, 3A) Abbreviations shortcuts used in scripts such V.O., O.C. Above-the-line In film, those costs that occur before filming, this includes salaries of the talend and creative team (director, producer, screenwriter), plus any rights …

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2018 ScreenCraft Short Story Contest: Opens on October 1; Early deadline November 7; Final deadline December 16

The ScreenCraft jury is looking for short stories (not scripts) with special cinematic potential. Whether you’re writing flash fiction or a novella, ScreenCraft wants to read your story! The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 and personal introductions to literary agents, managers, producers and publishers. The top 5 finalists will be read by ScreenCraft’s network …

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STORYTELLING | INTERSPECIES LOVE – By Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan

Interspecies Love is an excellent story device to make observations on the way humans treat each other and a clever way to portray our more animal-like aspects. Exemplar Movie Avatar Why it exists (evolutionary back story) Some versions of humanity’s source calls for off-world aliens doing genetic manipulation on the local primates. But in Battlestar …

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Screenwriting Jobs | Film Screenwriting Adjunct Instructor (The Art Institutes)

The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 45 schools located throughout the United States and extends back to 1921, when The Art Institute of Pittsburgh opened its doors. The Art Institutes system of schools provides an important source for design, media arts and culinary professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes …

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Screenwriting Jobs | Screenwriting Adjunct Faculty at Olympic College, Bremerton, WA

Olympic College’s Filmmaking department features a media production studio, dedicated editing suites, a sound stage, all new film production equipment, a screening theatre, and Mac computers with industry software. The program grants Bachelor and Associate degrees in Filmmaking, and is taught by current and former industry professionals. The department currently enrolls over 250 students a …

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AMAZON StoryWriter: FREE Screenwriting Tool

Formatting your screenplay Storywriter automatically formats your screenplay as you type – you don’t need to tell Storywriter what kind of element you want to use. Each element gets formatted when you move to the next line. The formatting rules are simple: Scene headings start with INT or EXT, with any capitalization. Characters start on …

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