When to listen to the reader: Understanding screenplay feedback

* This post was recognized and redistributed by the BlueCat Screenplay Competition. We hear it all the time. If you want to write a better screenplay, get feedback and listen to it. But I promise you this: the feedback you get from contest readers, other writers, and even friends and family will not be consistent. […]

Who owns the rights to your screenplay rewrites?

In my original article “10 Things To Think About When You Option Your Screenplay” I included the passage: “…negotiate the rights to any changes or alternative versions created by the producer or on behalf of the producer during the option period. In other words, if the script reverts back to you, so should the rights […]

More Great Feedback For Faeries From Bluecat Screenplay Contest

“beautifully written … unusual and unique … terrifying, gruesome and disgusting … well-rounded, complex characters” [Faeries is a feature length horror screenplay, and is available for option or purchase.] We’ve received a third round of notes from another Bluecat Screenplay Competition judge. We received our first feedback from Bluecat (see it here) a few weeks […]

BlueCat Screenplay Competition Gives Great Feedback on Faeries Horror Script

“…awesome, intense, unusual and original … sickly satisfying … [keeps] the audience at the edge of their seats … the only way to do horror movies” Our horror screenplay Faeries has received coverage from the BlueCat Screenplay Competition … two sets, actually, from two different readers. The BlueCat competition is a terrific contest, and the […]

SlamDance gives positive feedback on Faeries horror screenplay

“…the horror builds … an unusual creature … well written … above average … there is much to like here.” Faeries gets some lovin’ from the SlamDance judges panel. Faeries, possibly the best unproduced horror screenplay about pack hunting, echo locating, semi-sentient proto-humanoids currently making the rounds of Hollywood, just got some good feedback from […]