Regardless of the looming deadline and the going-going-gone! nature of it all, when is your screenplay or TV pilot ACTUALLY ready to submit to screenwriting competitions?
Winning or placing in a screenwriting competition can become a career milestone for many an emerging screenwriter or TV writer. But are all screenwriting competitions, and all competition placements equal?
In the first installment of my new blog series, Pearls of Wisdom from Working Screenwriters, working feature and television writers share the first significant wins of their screenwriting careers.
When you’re trying to break into screenwriting or TV writing, what are tangible, industry-relevant wins, and when are you deluding yourself? Take a deep dive in my latest blog post, where names have been changed to protect the innocent.
Ever wander what happened to your favorite mid-size screenwriting contest? The one that got somewhere between 400 and 600 entries every year, and offered a direct line to a handful of reputable, mid-level executives, the ones with name credits under their belt, if not a direct connection to green-lighting power?… read more →