Christopher McKittrick

Today’s Screenwriting Oscars: It’s More About the Message Than The Writing

Today’s Screenwriting Oscars: It’s More About the Message Than The Writing

Countless screenwriters have practiced their Academy Awards acceptance speeches. Okay, we all have at some point. And the winner is…. [insert your name] While there is no question that the Oscars are an imperfect voting system for honoring the best movies of any given year, the Academy Awards still carry significant attention, acclaim, and prestige […]

 Jeff York

What Screenwriters Can Learn from the Oscar-nominated Live Action Shorts

What Screenwriters Can Learn from the Oscar-nominated Live Action Shorts

It’s a shame that the AMPAS has decided to give out the award for Best Live Action Short winner during a commercial break at the upcoming Academy Awards telecast on February 24, 2019. No artist who wins an Oscar should be denied his or her time in the sun. It’s especially egregious given that a […]