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by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast, writer/director/actor Christopher Bradley talks about his new indie drama, The Trigger, which he shot on a modest budget in Mesa, Arizona. We talk through his process making this film as well has his career as an actor and how that helped prepare him for writing...
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This article originally appeared on Write/LA. It is reprinted here by the author with permission. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) One of the hardest truths to learn about screenwriting is just how darn hard it is to break in. I think a lot of us (myself included) assumed when we wrote our first screenplays that we...
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by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast, Jérôme Cohen-Olivar talks about writing and directing his latest horror feature film, The 16th Episode. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. You can also read a transcript of this episode. Jérôme Cohen-Olivar...
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by Ashley Scott Meyer In this episode of the SYS Podcast producer Steve Longi talks about his process for finding, developing, and producing films. Specifically we talk about Hacksaw Ridge (Mel Gibson) and how that project eventually got produced. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes...
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by Ashley Scott Meyer On this edition of the SYS Podcast, I talk with director Elle Callahan about her background working in the sound department and how that helped her get into a position to direct her first feature film, Head Count. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here...
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I had the opportunity to speak to Mr. August about Highland as well as his own writing career.
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In my experience, these are the screenwriting competitions and film/TV fellowships that are worth entering/applying to.
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by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the SYS podcast writers Justin Kelly and Savannah Knoop talk about how they took Knoop’s autobiographical book and turned it into a feature film, and then how they got that screenplay produced. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through...
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by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) The rom-com is back! Thanks in large part to Netflix movies like Set It Up and Always Be My Maybe and theatrical releases like Isn’t It Romantic, audiences (and more importantly, producers) have opened their hearts and minds to a new generation of romantic comedy – a genre that will always...
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by Ashley Scott Meyers This week Irish writer/director Liam O Mochain talks about his numerous short films and how he shot his latest feature like a short film, shooting several small stories over the course of many weekends, and then weaving them together in post production. You can listen to the audio portion of the...
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