Some say we are living in a golden age of television. From zombies to serial killers to singing teens, it seems like there’s more original programming than ever. But does this also mean more opportunities for new writers? What are the practical steps you need to take if you’re considering a career in television? […]
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Ever wondered how the pros do it? Here’s your chance to hear working Hollywood writers share advice, tools and methods for mastering the craft of screenwriting. Featuring Philip Eisner, Jonathan Fernandez, Glenn Gers, Meg LeFauve and Pat Verducci. Thanks to our mentors for participating in the session and for giving permission to share this with […]
The launch of the 2012 CineStory webinar series is right around the corner. So pre-register today to reserve your place. Affordably priced with discounted packages, topics include preparing your material for the market place, understanding how recent changes in the Hollywood system affect screenwriters and advice on how to resolve nagging story issues. Webinars take place in […]
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this discussion with Writer/Producer Meg LeFauve and Writer/Director Pat Verducci explores the importance of writing from heart as well as maintaining a consistent tone, executing exciting set pieces and much more. Thanks to our mentors for participating in the session and for giving permission to share this with […]
For the first time ever, step inside a CineStory informal room! Recorded at the 2011 Retreat, this podcast features two literary managers discussing strategies for writing scripts that sell, spec’ing TV shows, as well as finding and working with a manager or agent.
Follow three follow three aspiring screenwriters in this documentary that explores how far people will go – and how much they will sacrifice – for the chance to pursue their dreams. The film also features pro writers such as Nora Ephron, Steven de Souza and Paul Guay. Check it out on Snag Films for free.
CineStory is delighted to be launching its podcast series with this Q&A session with previous CSA winner and mentor, Mark Fergus. Recorded at a live From Script to Screen event this May, hear this Academy Award nominee discuss his work on CHILDREN OF MEN, IRON MAN and COWBOYS AND ALIENS as well as answering questions about […]
One of the writers who attended the 2011 Retreat, Jamie Reidy talks about the importance of understanding Thematic and how the retreat experience has changed him as a writer.
Celeste hails from a colorful family, with a gun-running paternal great-great-grand-father and a maternal grandfather who worked as a press agent for Chiang-Kai Shek. Celeste is proud to be an American-born Ching-Chong despite the endured slurs of “slant-eye,” jap/gook/chink and back to jap again. Like any good Asian, Celeste did well in academics and escaped […]
In late July, the finals judges gathered to discuss the eight scripts in contention for the grand prize of the CineStory Screenwriting Awards, The CineStory Fellowship. After a lively discussion in which each script was discussed in depth, the judges made their decisions. And here they are: GRAND PRIZE WINNER/2011 FELLOW SPOTNIK – Celeste Wolfe, […]