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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.
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
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.
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
Brian Herskowitz, Screenwriter, has completed over a dozen feature films. His first produced feature was a low budget slasher titled DARKROOM. He wrote and directed the award winning short film ODESSA OR BUST starring Jason Alexander, Red Buttons, Jason Schwartzman. Brian wrote, directed, and produced the documentary 1736: SOMEWHERE TO TURN and the short film JOANNE. His TV writing credits include staff writing on NBC's BLOSSOM, episodes of HERCULES: THE LEGENDARY JOURNEYS, and ACAPULCO HEAT, HBO's DREAM ON, CBS’s RENEGADE, THE EXILE, MURDER, SHE WROTE, the TV movie MURDER OF MY AUNT, FOX Network’s YOUNG HERCULES, and CBS’s TOUR OF DUTY. He co-wrote the FOX pilot MANTIC with Jason Alexander. He worked as a punch-up writer on BOB PATTERSON, and LISTEN UP. Brian line produced the web series THE BROADROOM, Brian produced UNTIL SOMEONE GETS HURT (co-writer), and BUCKY AND THE SQUIRRELS from director-writer Allan Katz (M*A*S*H*, BIG MAN ON CAMPUS), MUSICAL CHAIRS, TIO PAPI which he co-wrote. He has numerous upcoming producing directing feature projects. For twenty years Brian has taught screenwriting, first with WRITER’S BOOT CAMP, then with UCLA EXTENSIONS, and for the last five years he has held the post of Lead Faculty for the prestigious BOSTON UNIVERSITY in LOS ANGELES WRITER IN HOLLYWOOD graduate degree program. His script writing textbook, PROCESS TO PRODUCT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SCREENWRITING, is available on Amazon.com and in bookstores. 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
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
Today we have as our guest Christina Royster Sykes, a former situation comedy writer and award winning journalist with more than 18 years experience in the areas of scriptwriting and integrated marketing communications including social media, search marketing, public relations, media buying and guerrilla marketing. She is also a former Hollywood film executive for The Walt Disney Company. Her Hollywood credits include situation comedies "Sister, Sister", staring Tia and Tamera Mowry and "For Your Love," starring Holly Robinson Pete. Call in with your questions for this experienced Hollywood writer and public relations executive.
In this episode, our host from the listening post, Jett, chats with Andrew J. Robinson. Author, screenplay writer, and Regional Director of Central Florida for the Florida Writers Association.
Born and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, Andrew has lived in Orlando, Florida for over twelve years. Author of numerous books, including children’s, young adult sci-fi, murder mysteries, and a teen adventure story set against the backdrop of a new species of humans – the vamps. He’s also done non-fiction work, including a series of stories about growing up on Martha’s Vineyard Island. His most recent works are a series of books about writing.
More than a hundred of his short stories are available for viewing on www.GrubStreet.ca.
He’s written a dozen screenplays – one of which – Wiccans Lair – was made into a motion picture by an Orlando indie company.
He assisted Zman Films in New York with the script Hip Hop High which was a stage show presented as part of the New York City Fringe Fest.
Andrew can be contacted via email at:DrWhoAR@hotmail.com.
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