BUY THE BOOK - ESSENTIALS OF SCREENWRITING: The Art, Craft, and Business Of Film and Television Writing http://amzn.to/2CsxIFF MORE VIDEOS WITH RICHARD WALTER http://bit.ly/298n3kZ 1) 0:06 - Value Of Ideas 2) 2:47 - Writing Is Frustration 3) 4:09 - Daydreams For Dollars 4) 8:02 - First Step...
Film Courage: How does a screenwriter know that their screenplay is ready for market? Wendy Kram, Owner of LA4Hire: That is a very good question. I think the first thing is just really essential that a writer submit it to...
Hello. My name is John Bines and I’m a writer. I thought about doing this video for awhile but had held off because I’ve been actually in the middle of transitioning. I recently moved out to Los Angeles to further...
Film Courage: I know we’re talking about writing being very practical and business-like but it sounds like you really do have to be your own middle-manager or boss. The stress and unromantic notion of deadlines, how is this? Christine Conradt:...
Film Courage: You don’t need luck to be a successful screenwriter? Aren’t there people who luck into it or it just seems that way? CSUN Professor, Eric Edson: I’m one of those people who believes in you create your own...
Film Courage: In what ways can a writer improve their dialogue? Daniel Calvisi: Listening. Practice. I mean, keep writing, keep rewriting. Have actors read it out loud. I mean they don’t have to be professional actors. But just you and...
Film Courage: Houston, with your first book (Make Your Story Really Stinkin’ Big) is this sort of an entrepreneurial view of storytelling or do you also cover craft and technique? Houston Howard: Both. I think that you need to approach...
Film Courage: Pamela, with romantic comedies, is falling in love really supposed to be funny? Pamela Jaye Smith: Well, falling in love seldom is funny. Now it’s hopefully fun. But I think what romantic comedies and the funny look at...
Film Courage: When you see people working harder than you, what does that do for you? Bill Duke:  Inspires me. When I see people working harder than me? I can’t imagine…that…but if I do, it inspires me to work harder....
Film Courage: So I know you had said in another interview that Richard Avedon was one of your idols Francesco Scavullo, all of these fashion photographers. So it seems like that was your aim at that time, either...
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