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Why Some Artists Quit And Others Don’t – Joston Ramon Theney

Joston Ramon Theney, Screenwriter, Author, Director, Producer: Live your life the way you want to go out because ultimately that's what we're all doing, we just don't know...

3 Query Tips For Screenwriters – Jay Fingers

Film Courage: Jay, you mentioned on your Youtube channel about an article on Final Draft and it was quite beneficial for you from an Oakland screenwriter who used...

Why People Are Frustrated With Hollywood Movies Today – Shane Stanley

Shane Stanley, Filmmaker/Author/Instructor: I’m disappointed in Hollywood. I think there’s a safety factor (a lazy factor) that’s come in. I’m not going to lie, I don’t disagree with...

How To Pitch And Sell A Screenplay – Peter Katz

Film Courage: Can you give us an example of how you helped one of your writers sell their scripts and get a movie made?  Peter Katz,...

Lack Of Confidence Stopped Me From Writing A Novel – Andrew Warren

Andrew Warren, Author: I'm not super happy where I am right now. I need to start working on some changes and one of the things I could do...

This Is How I Broke Into Network Studio Television – Thomas Verrette

Thomas Verrette, Director, Producer, Editor: That was the biggest break for me that I had in a way for my own career just to be like I’m...

This Is Why A Movie Doesn’t Make Business Sense – Houston Howard

Houston Howard, Transmedia Author/Speaker: You have to make 140 million dollars plus the 5 million production budget which means it's a 145 million dollar break even on...

Best Practices For Beginning Screenwriters – Shannan E. Johnson

Writer/Instructor and Script Consultant Shannan E. Johnson (The Professional Pen): And if you want to be a professional writer then I think it's a great balance to...

How To Write Evil – Tony DuShane

Tony DuShane, Writer/Podcaster/Teacher: I hate that person, I hate what they did to me, I'm going to write a character about them and I'm going to show everybody...

This Is Why The Most Talented Artists Aren’t The Most Successful – Antoine Allen

Antoine Allen, Filmmaker: Master P did it (he’s a rapper), Cash Money they did it, 50 Cent did it, Jay-Z did it because they built their own table...

What New Screenwriters Should Know About General Meetings – Mickey Finnegan

Mickey Finnegan, Writer/Director: If you're on this general, there's a reason you're going there. Maybe someone set you up on that or maybe you reached out to this...

What Everyone Making Movies In Hollywood Should Know – Jeremy Foley

Jeremy Foley, Filmmaker/Actor/Screenwriter: After we had made the short film people kept on watching it and saying this should actually be a television series.

Pro Screenwriter Fixes A Bad Scene – Glenn Gers

Film Courage: I’m wondering if we can critique some dialogue of a scene I’ve written? The scene is set in modern times and it takes place in...

How To Find The Emotional Spine In A Screenplay – Pat Verducci

Film Courage: How do you help writers find the emotional spine of their story?  Pat Verducci, Writing Coach, Teacher and Mentor: That's a great...

If I Ran A Movie Studio – Chris Gore

Chris Gore, Founder/Owner of FilmThreat/Author/Filmmaker: If I could cancel or wipe away or if I could just do the snap that Thanos did, I would get rid...
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