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Award-winning screenwriter and former talent agent Lisa Edwards knows a thing or two about what it takes to get into the world of acting. Her success as as owner and Company Director of Melbourne entertainment agency, VisionsMCP, led to other outstanding opportunities such as co-writing an award-winning screenplay, LIMBO. Now she's diving into the world through the eyes of a talent agent and talks what it takes to land that next big role.
Patrick Kilpatrick's entertainment career has spanned more than 170 films and television shows as lead actor, producer, screenwriter, director, and global entertainment teacher- from "Minority Report" with Tom Cruise to "Dark Angel" with Jessica Alba, from the largest production in Public Broadcasting history to the Los Angeles Theater Center with John Goodman and Academy Award-winning British director Tony Richardson in Shakespeare's "Anthony and Cleopatra". He has appeared in over 75 hit TV shows such as "24", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" and all "CSI".
It’s fair to say that the screenwriting industry isn’t exactly struggling at the moment. The rise of paid streaming services — led by Netflix, but soon followed by Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and even YouTube premium — has caused incredible demand for original programming, with huge sums of money being spent in the hunt for new hit IPs.
Writing is a difficult task, most of the time. You have to be alone, create something with value from all your jumbled thoughts, and you can get stuck staring at a screen for hours. It can be emotionally draining. That means writing a screenplay is enough to be proud of on its own, and the good news is that it gets easier with time. There are some mistakes in particular that all screenwriters make and that you can avoid easily if you’re aware of them.
If you ask me, there are too many hot tips, cool trends, inside info and "secrets to success" to mention.
As you may know, the Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series: Film Competition(BSIS)offers budding filmmakers the chance to realize their own short film, using their imagination to interpret a short film script created by Academy Award winner, Geoffrey Fletcher. With four talented winning script writers already selected by Academy Award winners, Adrien Brody and Geoffrey Fletcher along with a panel of film industry experts, Bombay Sapphire launched the ‘Wild card’ leg of the competition, giving the public the deciding vote for the fifth and final slot now taken by New York Winner, Allyson Morgan. Learn screenwriting tips from Allyson Morgan, along with the creativity, drive and high standards she's used to working under from the city that never sleeps.
In this session at NAB, Morgan Spurlock gives insight on his documentary films. He shares what filmmakers can take away from following their dreams, having confidence to follow through and sharing insight on issues going on in the world with our communities.
Have you heard of Jimmy Stones? It's creators, who happen to have "The Simpsons," "Dexter" and other big shows on their resume, are ready for another round of success. Jimmy Stones was pitched to several top comedy channels, and although it was admired and acknowledged, the show had to be tweaked to fitcorporation needs. James Manos Jr. and Bill Shultz wanted to keep creative control, so they are creating their show on their terms. Learn how Shultz partnered up with Manos Jr. and how their creation might just be the next big hit, with your help of course...
Oscar-nominated, Sundance and Cannes winning director/filmmaker Jessica Sanders talked to ProductionHUB about the challenges of breaking into the production industry and gave a behind-the-scenes look at her film, End of the Line, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year.
Writing a script can be an extremely daunting task - especially when almost every project has started a that very point, with words on paper. Or on a screen if you're typing. Sure, once production starts, it can really make a script come to life on screen, but all productions are led by the script and knowing how to craft a really incredible one is a sought after skill.