Category Archives: Highlights

Coming Soon… Habib Zargarpour interview – In conversation with the BLADE RUNNER VFX Artist

We have an exclusive Habib Zargarpour interview coming soon all about his work on the BLADE RUNNER films. Habib also reveals how his teams achieved such awesome effects in A PERFECT STORM, TWISTER, STAR TREK: GENERATIONS and many other films! Our Director of World Wide Development, Ian Kennedy, has been speaking with the VFX genius,

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Bobby Lee Darby’s Pitching Tips – Pitching to Hollywood, European, and UK Producers

Our new Elite Consultant, multi-produced screenwriter Bobby Lee Darby, shares his tips on how you should approach pitching to Hollywood, how to plan for it, and how to ace it! Bobby thinks that the real experience of pitching is nothing like it seems in the books about the subject. Having made a lot of pitches,

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Books & Novels: Special award in our Summer Writing Contest!

Book your place in the industry with our Summer writing contest, for a special prize! Our Summer 2017 Writing Contest isn’t just the place for your feature scripts, shorts, and pilots. We also accept entries from all of you novelists – and we’re creating a special category in our Summer writing contest, for the “Book

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Meet David Dell Johnson, the WriteMovies Spring 2017 Contest Grand Prize Winner!

Meet our Spring 2017 Screenwriting Contest Grand Prize Winner: CHOKE JOB by David Dell Johnson! Check out David’s short bio and logline for the script. A strong commercial appeal, an enticing story, and compelling characters. Many elements to David’s script, CHOKE JOB, stood out to us. One of our judges even said “I couldn’t stop

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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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