Sunday, June 30, 2019

#Scriptchat Transcript: Steven DeBose @Steven_DeBose, Director of Script Competitions at Austin Film Festival @austinfilmfest

We had a blast tonight talking screenwriting contests and navigating AFF with Steven DeBose @Steven_DeBose, Director of Script Competitions at Austin Film Festival @austinfilmfest!

Read below or on the Wakelet site.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

#Scritpchat Guest: Steven DeBose, Director of Script Competitions at Austin Film Festival


Join us Sunday at 5pm PT at this siteto discuss 
screenwriting contests, and the Austin Film Festival, too! 


We are fans of screenwriting contests and excited to have Steven DeBose @Steven_DeBose, Director of Script Competitions at Austin Film Festival @austinfilmfest as our guest on #scriptchat Sunday, June 30th!

Did you know AFF has new contests? They're extending the deadline to July 5th so our #scriptchat writers can participate!

Check them out:

Fiction Podcast Script Competition:

"We’re thrilled for the return of the Fiction Podcast Script Competition, which leverages our legacy of championing storytelling to launch writers into the emerging world of podcasts. We look forward to connecting audiences with incredible new stories, as well as connecting writers with a medium that offers incredible access to audiences and limitless opportunities to launch new stories."


Digital Series Competition:

"The climate of storytelling is changing. Scripts are no longer bound to the confines of a feature length movie or 42 minute television episode. With the emergence of online content platforms, digital series, webisodes, and everything else you can find on the world wide web, barriers have been broken and the doors are wide open for new media and innovative formats. And with more opportunity comes more talent and more stories ready to be celebrated."

Submit to the contests here!
FINAL DEADLINE JULY 5th!



Sunday, June 23, 2019

#Scriptchat Transcript: Anna & Mark Casadei @annaliterally @markliterally June 23rd, 2019

Award-winning writing/filmmaking duo Anna & Mark Casadei @annaliterally @markliterally chatted with us about getting work noticed/getting meetings, being good in the room, pitching, building industry relationships, etc. It was a fun chat jam-packed with helpful answers to our questions and tips based on their experiences.

Moderated by @SarahAlexis4.

Read the transcript below or on the Wakelet site. Enjoy!

Sunday, June 2, 2019

#Scriptchat Transcript: Homage versus plagiarism -- what is the difference -- June 2, 2019

Tonight we discussed the differences between paying homage to another film/piece of work and what it means to downright steal from existing material. Moderated by @mszoeyrose

Sunday, May 19, 2019

#Scriptchat Transcript with TV and Feature Writer Jeff Lowell @JeffLowell

Tonight's guest was Jeff Lowell @JeffLowell, Screenwriter/Producer John Tucker Must Die, Hotel For Dogs, Sports Night, Spin City, Two & A Half Men, The Ranch, George Carlin Show, Cybill, Just Shoot Me, Drew Carey Show, etc.

A must-read transcript, full of tips on story concepts, pitching, character arcs and so much more!

Read the transcript below or on the Wakelet site.

Enjoy! @jeannevb

Sunday, April 28, 2019

#Scriptchat Transcript: Melissa Hilfers @melissahilfers discusses writing/directing her short film BLASPHEMY - April 28th, 2019

We had a fun chat with awesome returning guest Melissa Hilfers @melissahilfers ((UNDONE, UNFIT, FUSION BOY, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, JAGGED EDGE) chatting about her experience writing and directing her short film BLASPHEMY. Lots of great answers and insights about short film. BLASPHEMY premieres on Film Shortage on April 30th!

Moderated by @SarahAlexis4.

Read the transcript below or on the Wakelet site. Enjoy!