Category Archives: Highlights

WriteMovies Spring 2017 Screenwriting Competition – Final Results

Spring 2017 Screenwriting Competition: Major international screenwriting competition, refocused upon what writers value most about us… Another writing contest complete, another group of winners revealed. We’ve seen the growth and improvement in many writers who have submitted: thank you to all of you who entered for making our jobs of judging the scripts enjoyable. We

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Spring 2017 Screenwriting Contest – Semi-Finalists Revealed!

We are delighted to announce the Semi-Finalists for our Spring 2017 International Screenwriting Contest. Since the Bonus two-week extension in late May, we’ve had a lot of scripts to get through – but it’s been an enjoyable task reading through every one submitted – so thank you to everyone who entered the contest. At this

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Why Hollywood is ready for subtle storytelling at last. Part 1: Shedding some MOONLIGHT on subtle characterization and storytelling.

Watching several of the most acclaimed movies of the last year, one thing that really stood out to me was how subtle and low-key they were. MOONLIGHT, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, and ARRIVAL have a lot of differences, but they’re all more subtle scripts than we’re used to seeing at the cinema. Their success points

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Spring 2017 Screenwriting Contest – Quarter Finalists Revealed!

We are delighted to announce the Quarter-Finalists for our Spring 2017 International Screenwriting Contest. Since the Bonus two-week extension in late May, we’ve had a lot of scripts to get through – but it’s been an enjoyable task reading through every one submitted – so thank you to everyone who entered the contest. We decided

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