How screenwriters cope with rejection

No as Path to Yes There’s a fine book about screenwriting called Tales from the Script: 50 Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Stories, by Peter Hanson. The book was made into a documentary film by the same title. Both cover a wide range of aspects of the screenwriter’s professional life through the eyes of renowned authors like…

Andrew Kevin Walker

7 and 8: Two very relevant numbers in screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walkers’ career. In the articles that follow, Walker describes how everything went so right with David Fincher’s “Seven” and so wrong with Joel Schumacher’s “8mm”. Two very dark thrillers indeed: One, a great modern classic; the other one, a  very big miss. From The…

The Screenwriter's Ultimate Guide To Hollywood Meeting Terminology

For you, The Screenwriter’s Ultimate Guide To Hollywood Terminology from Screencraft. Do you know the meaning of…. & (AND), ABOVE THE LINE, AGAINST, BEAT SHEET, BELOW THE LINE, BIDDING WAR, COVERAGE, CREATIVE EXECUTIVE, DEVELOPMENT HELL, ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER, ELEVATOR PITCH, FILM CANON (OR JUST “CANON”), FOUR QUADRANT MOVIE, SCALE, SPEC SCRIPT, STORY CANON, TENT POLE …? Well, you should!