Tawnya Bhattacharya

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 2)

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 2)

During part one of this series on pitching, we covered the overall feel of your TV show in broad strokes – the format, the theme, and the overall structure of the season. Here is the final part of our series on pitching your TV show covering more specific details:   Who are your MAIN CHARACTERS?   […]

 Tawnya Bhattacharya

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 1)

How To Craft A TV Series Pitch (Part 1)

By all accounts, we are still in the golden age of television. TV writers are in the peculiarly enviable position of being spoiled for choice in terms of studios currently producing television. Writing a quality TV pilot is only the first step of the process of getting your TV pilot sold and produced. Pitching your […]

 Brock Swinson

“100 Percent Invested. 0 Percent Attached.” TV Writer Melanie Marnich On ‘Low Winter Sun,’ ‘The Big C,’ ‘The OA,’ & ‘The Affair’

“100 Percent Invested. 0 Percent Attached.” TV Writer Melanie Marnich On ‘Low Winter Sun,’ ‘The Big C,’ ‘The OA,’ & ‘The Affair’

As part of Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s ongoing interview series with top film and TV screenwriters, we spoke with Melanie Marnich to share her insights into what makes a great TV writer. It’s beyond the craft itself. It’s how a story resonates with you. As a TV writer, Melanie Marnich looks for projects that ask questions […]

 Brock Swinson

“I Want To Be Moved By Your Writing.” TV writer Latoya Morgan On ‘Shameless,’ ‘Parenthood,’ ‘Into the Badlands,’ & ‘Turn: Washington’s Spies’

“I Want To Be Moved By Your Writing.” TV writer Latoya Morgan On ‘Shameless,’ ‘Parenthood,’ ‘Into the Badlands,’ & ‘Turn: Washington’s Spies’

Creative Screenwriting Magazine spoke with powerhouse TV writer Latoya Morgan about her TV writing career which has culminated to her current overall deal with AMC network. She shares her thoughts on how screenwriters should experience their lives to the fullest in order to have stories to write. “I think a successful television writer is someone […]

 Brock Swinson

Jes Bickhart On TV Streaming, Tent-Pole Franchises, & Screenwriting Opportunities In Filmmaking

Jes Bickhart On TV Streaming, Tent-Pole Franchises, & Screenwriting Opportunities In Filmmaking

In our continuing efforts to bring screenwriters current film and TV industry intelligence, Creative Screenwriting got up close and personal with film & TV producer Jes Bickhart to discuss the state of our industry and how screenwriters can best mine the opportunities it.  “I think it’s a really fun time to be in Hollywood. There’s […]