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Sundance Institute Announces January Screenwriters Lab Winners

Sundance Institute Announces January Screenwriters Lab Winners

César Cervantes is the first recipient of the Institute’s Feature Film…

Free Scripts! Download 2016 Oscar Contenders 'Inside Out,' 'Carol,' 'Spotlight' and More

Free Scripts! Download 2016 Oscar Contenders 'Inside Out,' 'Carol,' 'Spotlight' and More

Some of the year's best screenplays are now available to download.

23 Reasons Why Your Script Was Rejected

23 Reasons Why Your Script Was Rejected

If you're wondering why your script keeps getting rejected, you should…

Watch: Steven Spielberg, Aaron Sorkin, Brie Larson and More Give Screenwriting Advice

Watch: Steven Spielberg, Aaron Sorkin, Brie Larson and More Give Screenwriting Advice

"Please don't describe your female characters as 'broken but beautiful.'"

Indiewire's Ultimate Guide for Screenwriters

Indiewire's Ultimate Guide for Screenwriters

Want to be a working screenwriter? Study up.

7 Things to Do Before You Submit Your Screenplay Anywhere

7 Things to Do Before You Submit Your Screenplay Anywhere

Some of these things may sound pretty obvious, but you'd be surprised by how…

Brit Takes: This Screenwriter Has a Solution to the Problem With British Television

Brit Takes: This Screenwriter Has a Solution to the Problem With British Television

"You have to be a good person... You have to be an opportunist and there's a…

Free Scripts! Download 2016 Oscar Contenders 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Ex Machina,' Trumbo' and More

Free Scripts! Download 2016 Oscar Contenders 'Straight Outta Compton,' 'Ex Machina,' Trumbo' and More

These screenplays amount to a class in screenwriting. And best of all,…

Screenwriting Challenge: Can You Write an Original Screenplay in a Month?

Screenwriting Challenge: Can You Write an Original Screenplay in a Month?

This screenwriter is determined to pound out a screenplay in November -- and…

The 10 Most Common Reasons Why Scripts Are Rejected

The 10 Most Common Reasons Why Scripts Are Rejected

Would you believe that 98 percent of spec scripts are dead on arrival? Here'…

Exclusive: Seattle International Film Festival Launches New Screenplay Competition

Exclusive: Seattle International Film Festival Launches New Screenplay Competition

The Catalyst Screenplay Competition is aimed at up-and-coming writers.

Attention Screenwriters: Submit Your Screenplay to the Final Black List Mini-Lab of the Year

Attention Screenwriters: Submit Your Screenplay to the Final Black List Mini-Lab of the Year

The labs, hosted throughout the year in Toronto, Chicago and San Francisco,…

'House of Cards' Screenwriter Beau Willimon Thinks Writing Is Like 'Grabbing at the Cosmic'

'House of Cards' Screenwriter Beau Willimon Thinks Writing Is Like 'Grabbing at the Cosmic'

The BAFTA BFI Screenwriters' Lecture Series wrapped up this weekend with…

Attention, Screenwriters: Apply to ScreenCraft's Third Annual Fellowship

Attention, Screenwriters: Apply to ScreenCraft's Third Annual Fellowship

The fellowship mentors include three Academy Award-winning screenwriters.

'A Most Wanted Man' Screenwriter Andrew Bovell on the Harsh Realities of Writing Scripts

'A Most Wanted Man' Screenwriter Andrew Bovell on the Harsh Realities of Writing Scripts

The screenwriter of "Edge of Darkness" and "A Most Wanted Man" talked about…

Attention, Screenwriters: The Baumi Script Development Award is Now Accepting Submissions

Attention, Screenwriters: The Baumi Script Development Award is Now Accepting Submissions

Fatih Akin will be this year's guest judge.

Attention, Screenwriters: Read This and Stop Procrastinating

Attention, Screenwriters: Read This and Stop Procrastinating

"For many writers, sticking to a writing schedule is a difficult battle…

Why Story Structure Formulas Don't Work

Why Story Structure Formulas Don't Work

An award-winning playwright and screenwriter explains why you shouldn't…

Attention, Filmmakers: Get Your Short Film Made with This Short Film Production Grant of Up to $20,000

Attention, Filmmakers: Get Your Short Film Made with This Short Film Production Grant of Up to $20,000

ScreenCraft and Bondit are accepting short film screenplay submissions in…

Attention, Screenwriters: Submit Your Action/Thriller Script to This Contest for Cash Prizes

Attention, Screenwriters: Submit Your Action/Thriller Script to This Contest for Cash Prizes

Genre Nerd Alert: You could also win a phone consultation with the writer of…