Tulsa Prepared Micah Fitzerman-Blue to Survive and Succeed in Hollywood

Micah Fitzerman-Blue

An appreciation of writing, wonderful instructors, fantastic parents, perseverance, dedication and, incidentally, spell check, based on Micah Fitzerman-Blue. The Holland Hall graduate is a writer and co-producer on the Golden Globe-winning series, Transparent with writing partner Noah Harpster. A pretty cool article by Tulsa World journalist, Rita Sherrow. Worth reading if for no other reason, than the guy still seems down to ...

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Scholarships Available to College Students Pursuing Entertainment Careers

King Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program

If you’re studying film or television in Georgia, in-state scholarships can be found, although the opportunities don’t end there. A notable nationwide scholarship program to take into consideration is The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program, headquartered in New York. This scholarship awards anywhere up to $3,500 to juniors and seniors majoring in television, film and related ...

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Dave Trottier on Screenwriting Structure

Dave Trottier on Screenwriting Structure

Great article today on InkTip from Dave Trottier who wrote a book everyone should have in their screenwriting arsenal… The Screenwriter’s Bible. Dave’s talking about screenwriting structure, or what he labels, The Great Eight. Arguably, these may be the most famous but they’re all similar and seem to take a sampling of sorts from The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell. ...

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Jeanne Veillette Bowerman on Writing a Script that Sells Itself

Jeanne Veillette Bowerman on How to Write a Script That Sells Itself

Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, editor of ScriptMag.com explains how to write a script that sells itself. The secret has always been right in front of you and absolutely achievable. Most screenwriters never truly understand the phrase, High Concept. In her Balls of Steel article, Jeanne gets us to revisit high concept and make sure our screenplay contains one if we want ...

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Rob Edwards Interview

Robert Edwards

A nice interview of Rob Edwards by Matthew Wade Reynolds of Creative Screenwriting. Edwards worked on the first Disney animated film to feature an African American character in the leading role. I’ve seen The Princess and the Frog and it rocks. I have both a niece and nephew who think it rocks too. Edwards also has a great screenwriting site you should ...

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Sam Roads takes on Peter Bart of Variety

Sam Roads takes on Peter Bart of Variety

Sam Roads, editor of Creative Screenwriting takes on Peter Bart of Variety. Are screenwriters becoming obsolete? We kinda doubt it since without a screenplay, you have no film but Sam takes an interesting point of view. He in fact, shares links to even more articles on their website to give you his full point of view along with a link ...

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Hollywood Screenwriter shares Insider Knowledge in San Antonio

Carroll Cartwright's What Maisie Knew

Live in South Texas? Are you a screenwriter? Now’s your chance to listen to a professional screenwriter share his secrets! And while you may not recognize the name, Carroll Cartwright… You’ve probably seen his work, Jumanji and Pearl Harbor. And now? Now you get a chance to meet him in person. Cartwright just happens to be in San Antonio in ...

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Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Announcing the Script Pipeline 2014 Finalists Animal Heist by Aneesh Chaganty & Sev Ohanian Blood Milk by Amy Levy Black Ox by Joe Halstead Dead River Girl by Morris Long Dreamaholics Anonymous by Romi Moondi Externally Yours by Elizabeth Rogers Finndale by Lloyd Ohls Freeze by Soloman Gray The Friend Zone by Aaron Marshall Hexen by Alex Ross Hunter’s Moon ...

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