SCREENWRITE

** This is the exact same page as 'DEVELOPMENT / Writing' reproduced here in our 'AUTHOR' section. 

    This page deals with the writing of SCRIPTS, Screenplays, Pilots, Treatments, Log-lines, Music Video Treatments,  Commercial Advertisement Treatments & general Pitch presentations. You will find a section for each discipline and also **Links to other resources about these items.  

Free Screenwriting Software 

Writing 

U.S. Copyrite Office  http://www.copyright.gov.

11 Principals of Feature Screenwriting That Will Help You Sell Your Script: http://filmescape.com/11-principles-of-feature-screenwriting-that-will-help-you-sell-your-script

22 Rules of Storytelling, -Pixar   http://imgur.com/a/fPLnM?w24ql

FilmEscape.com  Writing Articles: http://filmescape.com/category/writing

How to Write a Screenplay You Can Sell, goodinaroom.com: http://goodinaroom.com/blog/how-to-write-a-screenplay-sell

Scriptmag.com, Screenwriter Blogs: http://www.scriptmag.com/features/columns

*ScriptNotes, PODCAST*   Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law. : http://johnaugust.com/podcast

Word Play, wordplayer.com: http://wordplayer.com

LOGLINE

TV 

Pitching 

Goodinaroom.com, A site that specializes in Development & Pitching for professional writers is "Good in a room" :   https://goodinaroom.com/category/blog/

*TV treatment EXAMPLE* Johnaugust.com: http://johnaugust.com/downloads_ripley/dc-what-it-is.pdf

Tips for Pitching Your Pilot, Jengrisanti.com: http://www.jengrisanti.com/services/tips-for-writers/

20 Things You Should Never Do in a Pitch Meeting: http://filmescape.com/20-things-you-should-never-do-in-a-pitch-meeting

10 Vital Pitching Tips from Austin Film Festivals, scriptmag.com: http://www.scriptmag.com/resources/film-festivals/10-vital-pitching-tips-austin-film-festival

Music Videos 

Commercial

 

Contest 

Screencraft.org, Screenwriting contest:  https://screencraft.org/screenwriting-contests

10 Important Screenwriting Competitions & Deadlines  http://www.theafw.com/blog/10-upcoming-2015-competition-deadlines/#

Top 10 Screenwriting Contest, Filmmakingstuff.com: http://www.filmmakingstuff.com/screenplay-contests

Page International Screenwriting Awards, pageawards.com: http://pageawards.com

Contest in these Links, Jenchristini.com: http://www.jengrisanti.com/resources/links

Logline Contest, Screenwritersutopia.com: http://www.screenwritersutopia.com/loglines

*Article, SCREENWRITING CONTEST, twoadverbs.blogspot, The Inside Pitch: http://twoadverbs.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/screenwriting-contests.html

Find & Read Scripts 

Internet Movie Script Database: http://www.imsdb.com

The Black List, Find Scripts, blcklst.com: https://blcklst.com

10 Famous Film Scripts & what You Can Learn from Them, Flavorwire.com: http://flavorwire.com/441918/10-famous-film-scripts-and-what-you-can-learn-from-them

100 FREE Legal Movie Script PDF Downloads: http://gointothestory.blcklst.com/free-script-downloads

Simplyscripts.com: http://www.simplyscripts.com

Places to get Scripts, Jengrisanti.com: http://www.jengrisanti.com/resources/links

Nofilmschool.com, Available Scripts from Fox Searchlight:  http://nofilmschool.com/2014/11/birdman-grand-budapest-hotel-screenplays-available

Ideas & Inspiration 

25 Sources of Free Public Domain Books  http://ebookfriendly.com/free-public-domain-books-sources

Creative Writing Prompts http://www.writersdigest.com/prompts