Category Archives: Writing Insights

Is this write on the money? Best Screenwriters List

Is this best screenwriters list write on the money? Screenwriters working right now pick their top 100 screenwriters of all time – who are your top writers? Check out the list right here: http://www.vulture.com/2017/10/100-greatest-screenwriters-of-all-time-ranked.html This is a very well put together list by a group of currently working screenwriters. Although we’d question how low down

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A (Jedi) Masterful Trailer – Latest STAR WARS Trailer misdirects us all

The latest STAR WARS trailer for episode VIII, THE LAST JEDI, has just dropped and it is a master at disguising its true intentions – just like Palpatine… While the trailer gives away a lot of action that will be happening – round 2 between Kylo and Rey, Luke training Rey – these situations were

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First Look: BLADE RUNNER 2049 review

Our Ian Kennedy on why it’s a fitting follow-up, why you should watch it in IMAX 3D, why it’s like the original in some unintended ways too, and why some audience reaction will suffer as a result… I’ve got a long history with BLADE RUNNER. I saw it as a teenager in the 90s, again

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Why scripts with black leads are big right now

With the success of MOONLIGHT, GET OUT and many more, just why exactly are black leads in films and script in right now? We’ve been noticing a trend recently among the leads and protagonists for films – more and more successful flicks have leading black characters. It seems like maybe the current state of the

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GAME OF THRONES Season Review – Spoiler Free! By Jamie White

GAME OF THRONES Season Review – Spoiler Free! By Jamie White The latest season of GAME OF THRONES has perhaps been the most divisive amongst fans and critics. Now it’s well past the books, THRONES’ showrunners have had more creative license with the show. It’s arguable if that’s a good thing, though… The 7-episode length

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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 pitching 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

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Why Hollywood loves book adaptations…

Why Hollywood loves book adaptations… and how we can help with yours! A recent article from The Verge earlier in the year caught our eye. It’s an excellent piece on why Hollywood are so into book adaptations right now. Here’s our summary on the article and our own thoughts on it… “Why Hollywood is turning

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