Writing screenplay description with personal style

Finding your descriptive voice in screenwriting Screenplays aren’t Literature. If there’s one core screenwriting truth you’re supposed to learn as soon as possible, that’s it. All the stuff that made your fiction writing awesome, all the flowery language, the detailed descriptions, and lengthy internal dialogues are anathema to the script. That two page treatise on your […]

Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief – A lesson in storytelling?

(aka: Percy Jackson: The Story Thief) “Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief” – a review about mismanaging story *** NOTE: Spoilers galore. *** I am not one of those “the movie is never as good as the book” guys. Ever read Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (the source material for Blade Runner)? […]

11 more things to think about when negotiating your screenplay option

Got an offer to option your screenplay? Here are eleven terms you should know when talking to your attorney. [See PART I – 10 things to think about when optioning your screenplay] Okay, so you’ve gotten an option offer, you’ve thought about the 10 things, and you still want to do it. Now it’s time […]

10 things to think about when you option your screenplay

What does it mean to have your screenplay optioned? A producer wants to option your script. Should you do it? What are the considerations? Here’s one guy’s opinion. Part I of II [Click for Part II: Eleven More Things To Think About When Negotiating Your Screenplay Option] Now that I’ve been through the option gauntlet […]

Julie Brown signs on to indie script “Rocket Summer”

It’s official… Miss Julie Brown is attached to the Rocket Summer project in the role of Mercy! Rocket Summer is great, I love it and would love to be in it! – Julie Brown Julie and I worked together a few years ago on the film Fat Rose and Squeaky (where I was Art Director), […]