Was this screenplay option a scam?

A reader posted a comment on the article “10 Things To Think About When You Option Your Screenplay” and it’s such a common question, and my answer ended up being so long, that I thought I’d just turn it into a post of its own. THE QUESTION: I have been given a six-month, non-exclusive option […]

Rocket Summer screenplay sells to eKidsFilms

The family feature screenplay Rocket Summer has officially sold to eKidsFilms. Those of you who know the story of Rocket Summer know it’s been around for nearly a decade. My first feature screenplay, it’s been through an option and extension, and myriad rewrites. The past few years it’s sat in my virtual drawer while I […]

Faeries horror screenplay does not make finals in BlueCat

Sad but true. Faeries, quite possibly the best unsold or unproduced creature feature horror screenplay on the  market today, did not make the finals in the BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Boo. But the readers over at BlueCat did have great things to say. …awesome, intense, unusual and original … sickly satisfying … [keeps] the audience at […]

Possibly the best collaborative screenwriting software tool ever

My screenwriting partner and I can’t always be in the same room at the same time… so we’ve been searching for the best collaborative screenwriting software solution since 2009. In a perfect world, collaboration would be real-time, it’d work on a Mac or a PC, and it would be compatible with Final Draft, Movie Magic, […]

Get personalized, actionable feedback from screenplay consultant Adam Levenberg

Getting feedback from a screenplay consultant or reader can be humbling, and confusing. Maybe even a little demoralizing. Knowing what to do with screenplay feedback can be crippling. Partly because it’s just words on a page. Just like an email or a text message, written feedback doesn’t provide an opportunity to discuss and clarify, so […]