Introducing The Cannes Golden Plume International Screenwriting Competition

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The French Riviera resort town of Cannes has long been the entertainment industry’s favorite place to showcase the best in international cinema.  The Cannes Golden Plume International Screenwriting Competition wants to launch the careers of the next generation of great writers by recognizing the absolute best screenwriting talent in the …

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Check out the Hollywood International Screenwriting Competition

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Hollywood is the home of the entertainment industry, and the Hollywood International Screenwriting Competition was created by a passionate group of industry executives to get talented writers the exposure they deserve.  The competition’s goal is to connect great writers with seasoned production professionals.  Read more... (137 words, estimated 33 secs reading …

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Jason Brubaker on the Several Paths to Filmmaking

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Jason Brubaker is a Los Angeles-based movie distribution executive specializing in direct to consumer distribution strategies. As the founder of Brubaker Unlimited, he currently consults with media companies, rights holders and content creators to develop strategies to source content, maximize distribution, grow audiences, build buzz and create community around each …

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The ICFFA Summer Awards coming to Hollywood, June 19th

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The Independent Cinema Foundation is dedicated to making the on-screen creative process accessible to everyone and visible for all to enjoy.  They educate with workshops, seminars and round tables, and elevate by reward and recognition at film festivals and awards presentations. They also entertain the movie-going public via sales and …

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Meet Screenwriter Tom Rico

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Tom Rico is an accomplished screenwriter, whose post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller “The God Particle – Resurrection” has garnered numerous accolades on the screenwriting competition circuit, including a win for best Science Fiction work in our own Filmmatic Screenplay Awards (screenplayawards.org).  Read more... (1129 words, 1 image, estimated 4:31 mins reading time)

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Meet Screenwriter Karleen McSherry

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Karleen McSherry is a passionate screenwriter, who also happened to garner a Finalist placement in our initial (2016) season of the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards for her amazing science fiction screenplay “Land of Light”.  Marleen also attended Filmmatic’s annual Sundance networking event, “Monday on Mainstreet”.  I asked Karleen as we drank …

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We’re “Idyllwild” About The CineStory Feature Retreat

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Now in its 22nd year, Los Angeles-based CineStory Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing new screenwriting talent. CineStory holds two annual writers’ retreats in Idyllwild, CA.  One focuses on features, the other on television and digital platforms. The retreats provide undiscovered writers with mentorship by pairing them with …

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