First time applying and fully recognize that I have never written a script of any sort before yet decided why not apply to one of the top schools in the country? Making a massive career change. It's quite the story - music journalist > marketing professional > hopeful television writer, all...
does anyone have any beginners tips on how to write a movie script? what screenwriting books you recommend? best screenwriting websites? what type of script to try writing first? how important is the screenplay format?
i've written short stories but that's about it so far. this would be the...
Anyone entering? Could finance a chunk of Film School with a $25k prize. :)
December 31st, 2019 ($40/entry)
$25,000 to winner, $2,500 to runner-up
Introductions to managers, producers, agents, directors, and others searching for screenplays
hey there, im a beginning screenwriter. It's my first time writing a screenplay.
I'm here to present one of my work, and hopefully receive some advice and notes that i should be aware of.
Thanks everyone, I'll appreciate every comment!
I'm a college senior graduating this December with a degree in film. I'm excited by the idea of writing features, but my interest is mainly television. Since the application period coincides with the tail-end of my thesis (and I don't have much money), I'm trying to be...
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Who's applying this year?
Fall Admission Deadline: November 15th
Required supplemental application materials per USC:
The following supplemental materials must be submitted via the SlideRoom application for admission consideration:
Autobiographical Character Sketch (please upload in PDF...
It appears their writing prompt this year is "An Encounter":
From their site:
Screenwriting applicants are required to submit the following:
A PDF of a typed screenplay in professional format (20 pages maximum) of which you are the sole screenwriter. If the sample is from a longer script...
First time applying and CSUN was the only school I applied to.
The application process was straightforward and easy to understand. The website itself was very intuitive. I had to submit a finished script and also write a new scene revolving around a mysterious item.
There was no interview.