Founded alongside WriteMovies in 1999, TSIM is our industry-facing partner organisation, promoting our award-winning scripts and other projects on our slate to the international entertainment industry. With our latest rounds of industry pitching underway this Fall, here’s your chance to see the new-look TSIM website and many of the projects we are currently pitching to industry!
What does it take to win a screenwriting contest? WriteMovies Director Ian Kennedy interviews Vanisha Renée Pierce about her successes in our contests and what helped her scripts to stand out in them.
Ian Kennedy writes: In this series of articles, I’m exploring some reasons we should take Bollywood cinema more seriously – it’s definitely not for everyone, but I for one find it a refreshing way to enjoy movies on different terms to the normal Hollywood mindset. Here, I’ll be looking at the biggest classic of the Bollywood system, SHOLAY (1975), to show why it’s got something distinctive to offer English-speaking audiences.
SHOLAY’s scriptwriting works differently to Hollywood classics and as a script analyst and producer I find that refreshing. On my editors’ suggestions, the film and its songs also found a place in several episodes of the drama series I used to write for, so I had a personal connection to it long before I saw the movie, which made it even more enjoyable to finally see it years later.
That’s less than $5 a day, for a limited time only!
Are you looking to improve your creative writing or screenwriting? Our WriteMovies Academy Lite is the most convenient creative writing and screenwriting course you’ll find, with mentoring to take you to the next level, in your own time – and it costs less than $5 a day!
WriteMovies Academy Lite is loaded with creative challenges, tips, writer prompts and activities to get your creative brain working and test your understanding of you how the real industry works!
You will also receive daily feedback from an international script expert on each activity you complete. Sign up now – for $99 a month, under $5 a day – for a LIMITED TIME ONLY! All main currencies supported.
- A daily prompt to fulfil a short daily routine that will keep you positive, motivated and progressing
- A 30 minute task to achieve this, which includes:
- 20 minutes spent either writing, making sketches or notes, based on a short and simple prompt
- 10 minutes of reflection and sharing from the activity you’ve done, to recognize what it has taught you about yourself and your writing, and get peer support via social media, or by submitting to us at WriteMovies.
- The momentum and stimulation to carry forward into the rest of your day – hopefully enabling you to be creative, productive, focused and successful every day through the lockdown and beyond.
Free Contest Entry
If you join the Academy Lite – you can submit a script to our contests for FREE every month – saving you $49 – half the value of the month’s Academy Lite! You can’t go wrong!
Join our Academy Lite now for only $99 a month for a limited time… all currencies supported.
Alternatively – click here to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs and get a personalized offer!
Complete the form above to join our WriteMovies Academy Lite for only $99 a month!
Alternatively, CLICK HERE to email us at email@example.com to discuss your needs and get a personalized offer!
As more of us get the chance to discover Indian films on streaming services, WriteMovies’ Director Ian Kennedy explores these often lavish films to ask whether Hollywood should take Bollywood more seriously. He discusses the appeals of Bollywood films for English-language audiences, and asks whether Bollywood should take ITSELF more seriously to break through to the rest of the world now that PARASITE has shown that non-English-language films can triumph!
Our next online session is this Thursday, July 1st! We’ll be looking at the Key Aspects of Writing and Storytelling that EVERY writer needs to know. Book your place today and be there on Thursday – or watch it on demand in your own time!