At an average of ninety to a hundred and twenty pages a screenplays, printing your scripts can quickly become a costly endeavor. For example, if you went to your local FedEx Kinko’s, it could cost you between $9 and $12 to print out your script from a digital file. That’s quite expensive for most struggling writers. Read the rest of this entry »Buy the Moose a cup of coffee.
From the old Merrie Melodies shorts starring Bugs Bunny that were as much for adults as they were for kids to the purely political cartoons on jibjab.com, animation has a long and rich history of social commentary and political satire. That being said, I was still a little surprised to find a skewering of Hilary Clinton in the new Dr. Seuss movie Horton Hears A Who!. Read the rest of this entry »Buy the Moose a cup of coffee.
April 21st, 2008 | Contests, Directing, Festivals, Filmmaking, Writing | 5 Comments »
Aside from a few important screenwriting contests such as the Nicholl Fellowship or the Chesterfield Writers Project, most of the contests out there suck. While there are several contests out there with a large cash prize, their actual significance in the film industry is marginal.Buy the Moose a cup of coffee.
Do you love movies? Have you always wanted to live in Hollywood and work in the Industry? Did you ever watch something awful at the local cineplex and thought to yourself “who writes this crap? I could write something better than this drivel?”. Now, how would you like to be paid $30,000 for the year to write a screenplay about whatever you want? Read the rest of this entry »Buy the Moose a cup of coffee.
Everyone loves good stories. It’s what the book industry and the film industry are based on. Even the adult industry makes porn with an attempt at a story line no matter how cheesy because they know that people have an appetite for good stories. By now, you must have either seen the movie Juno or have heard some of the endless hype about this small indie comedy from Fox Searchlight that went on to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and gross over $120 million at the box office. Read the rest of this entry »Buy the Moose a cup of coffee.