Resumes fly around employer offices today like confetti at a colorblind convention. On the surface, they’re all black and white so employers need tools to differentiate the keepers from the trash fodder. And what do they use to do this? … Continue reading →
In the new frontier of Video Game Writing, it takes more than a script to truly get noticed. It takes modding. And when it comes to showcasing your writing skills, arguably there is no better game to mod than Skyrim. … Continue reading →
A short while ago, Grand Theft Auto V finally hit the PC market and the mods are flying fast and furious. Mods? Those grads looking to get into game writing already know what I’m talking about. Mods are the best … Continue reading →
There are plenty of screenwriting competitions out there. Just go on Film Freeway and you’ll see. 433 at last count. But many to most of those don’t have the reputation of Script Pipeline. And the folks at Script Pipeline have … Continue reading →
Here’s a chance to intern with New York Times best selling author, Dan Schawbel. Along with his gigs writing for Time and Forbes, Dan runs a research firm that is all about personal branding. Something one should get in touch … Continue reading →
It’s often been said that writing in Hollywood is dominated by young men. And thus we get far too many under-written movies like any Transformer “epic” with stellar lines like “Take out your guns and shoot them!” or “I’m literally … Continue reading →
Overused metaphor ahead… I know we tend to beat this dead horse around here (I warned ya), but Networking is more than just important to attaining a creative career. It’s imperative. But writers, by nature, tend to be introverts. Since … Continue reading →
“Yes, specs are necessary to gain experience writing and to showcase your ability, but the reality is that most of your specs will not sell and you might have to write a half dozen or more before one might secure … Continue reading →
Here’s a little Friday jolly for all of the editors from our degrees.
Nothing is more hair-pull inducing than improper use of grammar. Just ask an editor. Which is just what Buzzfeed did recently at the American Copy Editors Society conference. They asked them to write down their biggest pet peeve and the results are both entertaining and enlightening.
While my colleague at another college celebrated number 11, I fully stand by number 29. Though number 30 follows with a valid response.
Nickelodeon Animation Studios is proud to present a new path in series development called Script First! Here’s how it works: you submit a spec 3-5 page script that showcases an original show premise and characters in a self-contained story. If … Continue reading →