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Are you a screenwriter and know you have a great script? You want to see your work go to the big screen or maybe a made for TV movie.
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he early bird deadline is Dec. 15, 2013 and runs through March 15, 2014.
Entry fees are nominal. For more information, go to http://www.gloriasworld.net/screenwriting-contest.html
How do you write for film naturally? Mark David Gerson can show you the way. An award-winning author and inspirational coach, Mark David just released the new book Organic Screenwriting, Writing for Film, Naturally. He is the creator of the popular Q'ntana Trilogy of fantasy novels, with his screenplay adaptations of the three books on their way to the big screen as a trio of epic motion pictures.
Mark David has written multiple critically acclaimed books on writing, including From Memory to Memoir: Writing the Stories of Your Life, Writer's Block Unblocked: 7 Surefire Ways to Free Up Your Writing & Creative Flow and The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write, as well as a companion meditation CD set. His You are a Writer meditation continues to inspire many thousands on YouTube.
Mark David is also an accomplished artist/photographer and a sought-after speaker on topics related to personal growth, spirituality and creativity. As a coach, mentor and seminar leader for more than two decades, Mark David has guided writers and non-writers alike to connect with their innate wisdom, open to their creative power and express themselves with ease.
His honest, heartfelt memoir is Acts of Surrender, and he is currently adapting the Q’ntana stories for the musical stage.
Mark David's web site: MarkDavidGerson.com
Frontier Beyond Fear music copyrighted by Grammy award winner Larry Seyer, www.larryseyer.com, included in this podcast with his permission.
The Movie Geeks welcome film critic and author Tim Grierson back to the show to dsicuss his latest book FilmCraft: Screenwriting, a collection of in-depth interviews with many of our top screenwriters.
To purchase this insightful and gorgeously produced book, click here.
Screenplayground Podcast kicks off with President/Head Reader Thomas Cunningham and Director Patrick Guera discussing getting experience working with short films, getting a feel for working with directors, actors and learning how your script translates to screen.
This episode features the return of screenwriter and director Tom Lazarus, as Tom discusses the most frequent mistakes he sees in reading screenplays, and what it takes to make it in Hollywood.
Tom has written for television and film, and his writing credits include the feature film "Stigmata" which was the #1 movie in America upon its release. He has more tv and film credits than any other script consultant, and is the author of several books about screenwriting.
To learn more and to work with Tom, visit www.tomlazarus.com
Please join Marsha Cook and Virginia Grenier on June 18 at 8PM CST 9PM EST 7PM MT 6PM PST for a very special show on Screenwriting. Their special guest will be Marc Moss. His newest projects were the very successful 2013 HOMEFRONT (feature, Millennium Films) uncredited production writer 2012 ALEX CROSS (feature, Summit Entertainment), writer.
Marc has developed and written stories for feature films and television for numerous Academy Award nominated producers (David Brown, Mark Johnson, Arnold Kopelson, Douglas Wick), and have worked on multiple projects for Morgan Freeman (three novel adaptations) and Dustin Hoffman (rewriting scenes during filming of RUNAWAY JURY, and adapting for him Scott Turow’s novel PERSONAL INJURIES).
Our guest is the founder of Writers Boot Camp, Jeffrey Gordon. Jeffrey Gordon. He'll share in depth information seldom heard on screenwriting. Jeff explains his unique screenwriting coursework, which includes more than 100 proprietary writing tools and exercises that represent a language for creative collaboration in the entertainment industry. Thirty Writers in the Boot Camp alumni have had movies made in the past 18 months alone.
To learn more about Jeffrey visit his website at http://writersbootcamp.com/creative_team.asp
To learn more about Carole Dean and From the Heart Productions visit http://fromtheheartproductions.com/
This episode features an interview with Tom Lazarus, screenwriter, director and screenplay consultant as he answers questions from listeners about screenwriting and Hollywood.
Tom Lazarus is has more film and tv credits than any other script consultant. His credits include the original story for George Burns/Brooke Shields motion picture Just You And Me, Kid and the script for the Swedish made Revenge And Justice and the #1 film in America upon its release Stigmata. He has had nine feature films made from his original screenplays.
For more information, and to request a script consultation, visit www.tomlazarus.com
Michael Frost Beckner "The Screewriter Series" EP 4 Screenwriter on Rex Sikes' Movie Beat. Michael launched his writing career with three record-making “spec” script sales: Texas Lead & Gold, Cutthroat Island, Hunchback of Notre Dame. He's writtern dozens of screenplays, studio rewrites, twenty pilots for commercial and cable networks, numerous episodes for network television, His first original film Sniper spawned three sequels. His big-screen success came with Universal's Spy Games, directed by Tony Scott starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. He created, Excutive Producered and wrote the CBS series, The Agency. He began his career as director, Barry Levinson’s Writing Assistant working with the director on Good Morning, Vietnam and Rain Man. From 1997 to 2008, he worked extensively with director, Sydney Pollack, adapting John Le Carre’s The Night Manager and writing two more films and developing two television series. Recent writing credits include: CSI: Crime Scene Investigators, Discovery's Gold Fever, and he is preparing the Spy Game prequel Muir’s Gambit for production and has adapted his novel Berlin Mesa into a 4 hour mini-series for AMC, Beckner is currently working on City of Lies with director Wolfgang Petersen. upcoming Civil War Event Mini-Series To Appomattox. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com
LENORE ANDRIEL EP 2 producer, writer, actress Lenore Andriel, starred in the western film “Yellow Rock”, returns to the show to discuss producing in film and television. er path forever. Andriel grew up on the east coast, moved to NYC to study with many award-winning teachers. Her theatre work was instantly successful with lead roles from Off-Broadway to Lincoln Center. Her first starring film role was opposite Bo Svenson in Blood Brothers, which led to her continuing to being cast as the “strong female lead”. She then played leads in award-winning independent films in both the u.s. and abroad, including Childhood opposite Tara Fitzgerald, which filmed throughout eastern europe, Midnight Witness, that gave her, with Maxwell Caulfield, and Desperate Measures, additionally starred opposite Paul Rudd, Dennis Haysbert, Paul Johansson, and Miguel Ferrer, to name a few in both film and television. As a voice-over actress she portrays several lead characters in “World Of Warcraft”. The next phase of her career, was to write, produce and star in her own feature, Yellow Rock, Andriel's first venture as a filmmaker paid off, winning her a coveted Best Actress Award, Best Screenplay Shared with Co-Writer Steve Doucette, “Best Picture” multiple times, And Best Producer. Yellow Rock stars Michael Biehn, James Russo, Michael & Eddie Spears has garnered eighteen awards ranging from the prestigious Western Heritage Awards 2012 to the Red Nation Film Awards.
This episode features the return of screenwriter, director and author Tom Lazarus, as he discusses his new book "The Last Word: Definitive Answers to All Your Screenwriting Questions." Tom discusses the death of 3 act structure, academic theory vs. real world screenwriting and many other topics.
Tom is also available for screenplay consulting and works with writers all over the world. For more information, visit www.tomlazarus.com. To purchase the book, visit www.amazon.com or www.mwp.com
My guest for 07/02/14 is Alan Denman.
Alan Denman has worked in the US and UK film industries for more than 20 years. He lived and worked in Los Angeles from 2004 - 2012 and now resides in London giving him experience with both the US and Uk film industries.
Alan has been teaching screenwriters and running courses for over 20 years. He has taught in Canada, the USA, Europe and the UK. He currently offers online classes and also works one-on-one coaching writers.
Alan is about to launch an Intro-Series - how to come up with, develop, and write a great screen story.
Alan writes blogs, articles, and makes videos on screenwriting and filmmaking.
To find out more about Alan's coaching and classes, visit his Screen-to Script website:
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