Little Known Facts About Screenwriting – And Why They Matter

Screenwriting basics are usually pretty well-known: proofread, write with a professional screenwriting software to make sure you’re formatting is correct, and generally try to keep your story engaging. However, there are some other basics that may seem normal to some, but are often overlooked in early drafts by writers new to the industry. Here are…

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10 Tips to Excel at Querying

Having a good query can further or kill your career. It matters almost as much as having a good idea, as your initial query is the calling card that ensures someone will read your script. So, make sure you have a good query crafted before sending it out to managers, agents, and production companies. Here are some tips…

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Calling “Action”

When I was young, I was taken to see the film A League of Their Own. I still remember the excitement of watching the women’s baseball teams go head-to-head, and the rush of leaving the theater, knowing I wanted to make movies and re-create that experience for others. It took a lot of years –…

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My 10 Favorite Female Directors – Drama

Note: This article was first posted over at Ms in the Biz at this link. Haifaa Al-Mansour The story of what went on behind the scenes of Wadjda, a coming-of-age tale about a young girl desperate to buy a bicycle is nearly as compelling as the film itself. Al-Mansour was not allowed to interact with her…

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Why Now? – No Trace & Women Directing Action

About a week ago, we launched our first crowd funding campaign for the short film NO TRACE: Miranda Directs. Since then, we’ve hit 20% of our goal, and climbing. A huge jump over just one week of being online, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. We’ve also cast our lead male – James…

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Miranda Directs!

That’s right – writer/producer/sometimes director Miranda is getting back on the horse/behind the camera/into other metaphorical territory. Here’s a link to her GoFundMe with more info. Please feel free to share!

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