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“Own What You Write. Stand By Your Taste.” Advice From Zach Cox, Manager At Circle Of Confusion

“Own What You Write. Stand By Your Taste.” Advice From Zach Cox, Manager At Circle Of Confusion

Zach Cox has been at Circle Of Confusion for over 12 years. He started as an intern in the Fall of 2006 and became a manager by the fall of 2010. Zach has an unquenchable thirst for character-driven stories regardless of genre and believes great storytelling is a gift that can be honed, but not […]

 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 […]

 Justin Sterling

Do Screenwriters Need To Copyright Protect Every Draft Of Their Screenplay?

Do Screenwriters Need To Copyright Protect Every Draft Of Their Screenplay?

Due to the nature of screenwriting and copyright law, most screenplays have undergone multiple drafts. One issue that often emerges for screenwriters is whether they need to register every draft of their work, no matter how minor the changes. Let’s first begin by defining what copyright law actually protects. The copyright for such a work […]

 Roger Kaplan

Why You Should Have A Screenwriter Collaboration Agreement

Why You Should Have A Screenwriter Collaboration Agreement

By Roger J. Kaplan Introduction I’m sure entire psychology Ph.D. theses could be written about why creative folks looking to work together on a television or film script forge ahead with the collaborative work, but shy away from establishing the terms of their collaboration in a formal written agreement. Excuses ranging from “but we are […]

 Mark Sevi

Here’s Your Number One Job As A Screenwriter – Embrace The “M” Word

Here’s Your Number One Job As A Screenwriter – Embrace The “M” Word

Creative Screenwriting Magazine contributor Mark Sevi is back with another article on how to boost your screenwriting career. Do you want to get ahead? Hook your audience? Take them on a journey and keep them invested in your screenplay? Then read on. What is job number one for any writer, I ask my students at […]