Eric Edson Recommends 5 Screenplay Contests

Eric Edson Recommends 5 Screenplay Contests

Screenplay contests are everywhere it seems these days.  Which screenplay contests are the best ones to enter? Participating in screenwriting contests is absolutely essential for writers who want to grow their scriptwriting careers in 2013.  Screenwriting contests not only provide much needed exposure, but winning a contest guarantees immediate production deal consideration, contacts with agencies and…

Thank you to all who attended Eric Edson’s SCRIPTWRITERS NETWORK EVENT

Thank you to all who attended Eric Edson’s SCRIPTWRITERS NETWORK EVENT

FROM FACEBOOK: Thank you to all who attended Eric Edson’s SCRIPTWRITERS NETWORK EVENT last Saturday at CBSStudioCenter. The room was wall to wall with screenwriters, abuzz with screenwriting talk led by accomplished screenwriter, author and university professor Eric Edson.  He demonstrated his unique, 23 interlocking actions used in every successful movie, called “Hero Goal Sequences”….

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Eric Edson To Speak At Upcoming Scriptwriters Network Event on February 16th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This Saturday, February 16, 2013, is a great day for screenwriters to attend the Scriptwriters Network seminar. Held at CBS Studio Center, Bldg #8, 4024 Radford Ave, Studio City, CA 91604 from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM. Attendees will have a rare opportunity to hear accomplished screenwriter, author and university professor Eric…

Screenwriting Events 2013 – Final Draft, Inc. Annual Awards

Screenwriting Events 2013 – Final Draft, Inc. Annual Awards

Each year, Final Draft, Inc. hosts an annual gala and awards presentation where the Big Break Screenwriting Contest winner is brought to the stage along with industry leaders accepting Screenwriters Choice Awards and the coveted Hall of Fame Award. When: February 7, 2013 Where:  The Paley Center 465 North Beverly Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210 SCREENWRITERS CHOICE AWARDS: The Screenwriters Choice Awards provide an…

Screenwriting Event – The Great American PitchFest – Coming on May 31st – June 2nd

  Click Here for Travel & Hotel Information Signe Olynyk is just like you. She is a writer and a producer who started this event as a way to help others meet the people they need to know for their careers to move forward. She has Associate Produced two feature films, as well as written/produced…

Cracking Screen Story Structure – Hear Eric Edson Speak

Cracking Screen Story Structure – Hear Eric Edson Speak

Event Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013 || Speaker: Professor Eric Edson || Check-in: 12:30 pm || Accomplished screenwriter and university professor Eric Edson offers a completely new approach to writing powerful scripts that will keep agents and audiences glued to their seats.  He will demonstrate the 23 interlocking actions used in every successful movie to create dynamic, three-dimensional heroes, and captivating,…

Why It’s Great To Be A Storyteller by Eric Edson

Why It’s Great To Be A Storyteller by Eric Edson

Let’s just say it ain’t for the faint of heart. Storytellers work exhausting days, ever searching for that gem of an idea or character or plot.  Never settling for the almost-right word.  Spitballing, outlining, writing, rewriting, rewriting…and then for the filmic storytellers among us, it’s on to shooting.  Cutting.  Shooting again.  Novelists and screen storytellers…

How We Feel A Story by Eric Edson

How We Feel A Story by Eric Edson

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Article written for the book NOW WRITE! Speculative Genres  Writers create fiction so they can touch peoples’ hearts. Okay, blurting it out this way does sound a bit cornball.  But compressed to its essence, human truth often comes out sounding sentimental.  Doesn’t mean it isn’t true.  We don’t write just to preach high-toned themes about…