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 Pen Densham

4 Secrets To Selling Your Screenplay… And Not Your Soul!

4 Secrets To Selling Your Screenplay… And Not Your Soul!

As a four-year-old, I was impressed by seeing my parents making short 35mm films for the movie theaters, even riding a live 7 ft alligator in one of them. Those experiences caused me to have a life-long desire to conjure visual and emotional magic with a story and a camera. I suspect, those who are […]

 Jim

Jack Matosian Winner Of The 2019 Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest On “Ice Saki”

Jack Matosian Winner Of The 2019 Creative Screenwriting Screenplay Contest On “Ice Saki”

After an extended hiatus, and extensive requests from screenwriters like you, Creative Screenwriting Magazine relaunched its dormant screenwriting contest in 2018. As expected, we faced the daunting task of reading, and rereading, the finalists’ screenplays until we had to vote on a winner. That winner was Jack Matosian with his comedy script Ice Saki. In case […]

 Amy Sullivan

6 Types Of Friends Every Screenwriter Needs

6 Types Of Friends Every Screenwriter Needs

Most screenwriters owe their tenacity and determination to the people they surround themselves with. This includes all the industry folks that can either directly or indirectly get your screenplays into the write (sorry, right) hands that can shepherd it into production. Let’s not forget our friends who stand by us as we progress through our […]

 Alexander Robb

Everything You Need To Know About Pitching But Rarely Told

Everything You Need To Know About Pitching But Rarely Told

Pitching is a finely nuanced art form. Part performance. Part sales. The final goal… to get them to say yes! Manager/ Producer Alexander Robb from Insignia Entertainment deep dives into the fine art of pitching. So much of the screenwriting process is dictated by the first step of the verbal presentation. And every pitch starts […]

 Jim

Screenwriter Ted Campbell Goes “Underground”

Screenwriter Ted Campbell Goes “Underground”

As part of Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s mission to showcase screenwriters making waves in the film world, we spoke with Ted Campbell who recently set up his thriller script Underground with Film Bridge International. Acclaimed director John Boorman (Excalibur, Deliverance) signed on and now things are moving along quite nicely. What inspired the concept of Underground? […]

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