Going to SXSW? Here’s 10 Things You’ll Need To Do

Going to SXSW is as exciting as it is nerve-wracking. There is so much to do there from networking, film premieres, exclusive experiences, and of course the after-party. So here is a quick list of what to do to take advantage of your time at SXSW. Seriously, I cannot stress this enough. Everyone begins with …

Going to SXSW? Here’s 10 Things You’ll Need To Do Read More »

Jan 2023 Monthly Contest Winners

The Successful Screenwriter Monthly Contest Winners for January 2023 Screenwriting Competition.

10 Common Dialogue Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Your dialogue is the lifeblood of your screenplay. It's what takes an average scene and turns it into something great. But when it comes to writing good dialogue, it can be helpful to know what hazards to avoid. In this article, we'll discuss 10 common mistakes people make when writing their characters' conversations—and how you can avoid them!

5 Alternative Ways To Sell Your Script

Selling a screenplay is difficult, but it's not impossible. I'll talk about five alternative ways to sell a screenplay and how they can help you get your work in front of the right people.

October 2022 Winners

The winners are announced for The Successful Screenwriter: Monthly Contest (October 2022)

10 things you need for a pitch deck with Dara Resnik

When creating a series, there's a balancing act between how you create and how you present it.

Ep 28 – Directing & Writing Dave Made a Maze

AUDIO OF THIS PODCAST IS AVAILABLE HERE You are listening to the IFH Podcast network for more amazing filmmaking and screenwriting podcasts, just go to Intro: All right, welcome to the successful screenwriter podcast, where we are dedicated to anything and everything screenwriting. Here, we interview successful screenwriters and filmmakers to discover just what it takes to make …

Ep 28 – Directing & Writing Dave Made a Maze Read More »


7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ADAPTATIONS By JoAnn Hess I’m sure there’ve been many times when you’ve read that book, graphic novel, or even listened to a song and thought… that would make a great movie or TV show. The popularity and success of such works have created an obsession with IP (Intellectual …


7 Terrifying Scripts You Must Read

#1 Get out A young African-American visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point. Critic Consensus: Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride. Tomato Meter 98% Audience …

7 Terrifying Scripts You Must Read Read More »

Members, get your quill points and unique badge by clicking the button!

Not a member yet? Sign up to earn points and get access to exclusive offers, products, and more.

Leave a Reply