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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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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5 Best Christmas Movies of All Time

To celebrate the holiday season, here are our five favorite Christmas films: Die Hard: A badass Bruce Willis takes on some bad guys to stop their evil plot, save his ex-wife and her coworkers, and generally help humanity. Great fun. A Christmas Story: All he’s ever wanted for Christmas is a Red Ryder BB Gun……

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She Wears Short Skirts

I’m excited: the premiere of a film by a director I love, starring an actress I adore. It’s a big score for me, cause it’s a female protagonist in a project that seems really up my alley. I get ready to go see it, excited in the days and weeks leading up to it: this…

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