Know Thyself

January 3, 2013 0 Comment

I don’t want it to seem that my recent obsession with micro-budget is for everyone, or that by any means is it your only option toward a career in screenwriting. I’ve almost certainly over-simplified the process by telling you there are really only three movies you can write—Studio, Indy, or Micro. So, how about defining […]

SCRIPT GODS wishes you all a happy and healthy, chilled out and sane, mellow Christmas and New Year! 2012… cataclysmic year. Don’t know about you guys but I could use a bit less drama in 2013. Lots of good stuff this year, but LOTS of fucked up stuff too. Happy to clean the slate and move on… […]

Chat- Summer

December 15, 2012 0 Comment

MARCH, 2012 I’m an outliner– it’s my Linus Blanket. I just feel more at ease knowing where I’m going ahead of time. The difference between my approach and, say, Syd Field, is that I recognize there are all sorts of processes. While it might be right for me to want to know every scene in […]

Somebody ask me if you need an agent to start your career as a writer. Go ahead, I’ll wait… The answer is no. Ask me if you need to submit to screenwriting contests to start your career as a filmmaker. The answer is no. Ask me if you need to go to LA to start […]

Chat- Beginnings

December 1, 2012 0 Comment

We’re going to try something new. I want to give you a real-time look at how a micro-budget movie is made. This will be chronology; it will be insight from the inside, the life and making of the movie CHAT. Self-serving? Sure. This is SCRIPT GODS, I am happy to cop to selfishness. I hope […]