Amazon Storyteller

Amazon Studios Launches Storyteller, an Automated Storyboarding Service

News by Christopher Shultz
Give that old screenplay a spruce up with some nifty graphics, and maybe Amazon will pick it up.

From Screen to Screen: 5 Mobile Screenwriting Apps for Tablets and Smartphones

Column by Christopher Shultz May 23, 2013
Have a movie kicking around in your head, but you're rarely home? Start writing that film while you're on the go with these handy applications.
Script Lit Turns Unproduced Screenplays Into eBooks

New Company Script Lit Turns Unproduced Screenplays Into eBooks

News by Christopher Shultz
For heaps of scripts in Hollywood whose future hangs in the balance, Script Lit offers a new life in a different medium.

COUNTERPOINT: We Shouldn't Be Giving Lena Dunham a Break

Column by John Jarzemsky February 18, 2013
Lena Dunham and her series 'Girls' are worthy of criticism, they just aren't getting the right kind.

Screenwriting: Insert Woman Here - Sidestepping the Sausage Fest

Column by Karina Wilson January 11, 2013
Where are all the female characters in your screenplay? Why should you care about adding some? Where can you put them?

10 Reasons Your Screenplay Sucks (and how to fix it)

Column by Karina Wilson November 30, 2012
What makes a reader hate a screenplay on sight? Here are 10 pet peeves - and fixes.
Class, Interview, Q&A, Scott Myers

5 Questions with LitReactor's Scott Myers; 'A Screenwriter's Approach To Story Prep' Starts Monday

Interview by Rob Hart
Master screenwriter Scott Myers answers from questions for us on good movie scripts and the common mistakes that new screenwriters make. His LitReactor class starts this Monday.
Warner Brothers To Release Script eBooks

Warner Brothers Prepping To Release Scripts As eBooks

News by Rob Hart May 1, 2012
Warner Brothers will take four of its most iconic films and release the scripts as eBooks. They'll be bundled with supplemental material and retail for $10 a pop.
Charlie Kaufman Chaos Walking

Lionsgate Taps Charlie Kaufman To Adapt YA Novel

News by Rob Hart April 24, 2012
Lionsgate will adapt Patrick Ness' Chaos Walking trilogy for the screen--with Charlie Kaufman writing the screenplay for the first installment of the YA series.
Does Amazon Studios take advantage of writers?

Amazon Wants To Get Into The Movie Business, But Is That Good Or Bad For Writers?

News by Rob Hart
Amazon is soliciting scripts, pitches and test movies, with an eye toward developing content--but there are questions about whether the program takes advantage of writers.
Charlie Kaufman Inks Book Deal

Charlie Kaufman Has a Book Deal, Will Probably Explode Your Face With It

News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 29, 2012
If screenwriter Charlie Kaufman hasn't challenged your perceptions of reality enough with films like 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,' his freshly-inked book deal promises to finish the job.
"Tales From Development Hell" review

'Tales From Development Hell - The Greatest Movies Never Made?' by David Hughes

Review by Karina Wilson March 6, 2012
David Hughes' updated version of 'Tales From Development Hell' is a must-read for movie industry insiders, outliers and wannabes.