2012 Venice Film Festival Line-Up Is Slimmed Down

As the world’s oldest film fest, the Venice Film Festival is well-respected and gets plenty of accolades. The only real complaint people had was that the schedule was too full and hectic for even the most avid moviegoers. The festival’s organizers heard this feedback and have unveiled a slimmed down 2012 schedule in response.

8 Questions Writers Must Ask When Developing Audience Profiles

What do you mean by ‘developing an audience profile? One way to look at screenwriting (and filmmaking) is that you are developing a product just like any other manufacturer, and getting audience research right is a basic first step. Knowing who your audience actually are is one of the basic tenants of marketing.

A Pie for Critiquing Movies

So you say “a movie is a movie”? Not necessarily when you look at a new way to judge your feelings about any movie.

Best Laser Scenes in Memorable Movies

Some of the best movies feature the coolest lasers. This article will highlight some of our favorite movie lasers from the last 50 years.

Silent House

A teenaged girl, her father and her uncle are renovating a vacation home they used to live in when she was much younger. A mysterious girl who claims to be the teenager’s childhood friend shows up and acts… odd. Items from the past reappear, while items from the present disappear. Is this a haunted house?

Three Critical Career Skills For A Screenwriter: What Can You Outsource?

Given the daily demands on your time and your deep desire to have a screenwriting career, how can you accomplish it all to achieve your screenwriting goals? You might be surprised to learn that the answer is a big trend these days. Find out the Three Critical Career Skills for Screenwriting and how to get them all done…

Satyamev Jayate – An Inspiring Indian TV Show Altered the Outlook of Television Viewership

The first season of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ culminated with a strong and thought-provoking message to embark upon a journey to make the impossible possible. The persistent effort, noble initiative and sheer commitment made a sea change in peoples’ way of thinking. All the episode were soul-stirring and mind-altering. The program has ignited many questions and one question among many – Are we anywhere near to what our freedom fighters had dreamt of India?

Big Brother 14 Comes With Monster Twists

Things on the set of Big Brother are heating up rather quickly for the shows 14th season. The series, which premiered on July 12 of this year greeted contestants and viewers with a couple of new twists. After 14 seasons Big Brother was getting a bit stale and the production companies figured out a way to liven things up.

3 Ways For Screenwriters To Gain Credibility in a Query Letter

If you want your query letter to give you a good shot at getting your screenplay read, you need to establish your credibility a much as possible. Find out three things that you can mention to let the producer or literary agent know it will be worth their time to ready your script.

3 Ways To Build Your Resume And Get An Agent

Make the most of your time and effort with 3 ways for working smart to enhance your career. Many times actors feel like they are being torn in two directions with everyday life and pursuing their acting careers…

3 Marketing Strategies For Getting An Strong Talent Agent

Are you an actor interested in getting a new talent agent? There are many ways for reaching your goal. I’ll be discussing 3 ways that have proven effective for my clients of the years…

Top 7 Tips for Creating New Sci-Fi in 2012

What are the pitfalls that too many modern sci-fi productions fall into? Are we witnessing the end of the genre? Or will a little innovative thinking life us out of this creative recession?