LA is where it's at for making it in the film industry. You can't take a meeting with a development exec if you live in Kalamazoo, but "To Live and Write in LA" gives you the insights and the inside stories on the town that makes stars and breaks hearts. You'll find interviews from the trenches, reviews of who and what's hot, coverage of the film festival scene, and how-to's for making it in the biz. So, if you're an LA writer, or want to be, here's where you'll find your creative and networking ammo. Action!
Who knew angst, heartbreak and pregnancy test could be so entertaining?
Priceless screenwriting advice from a writer who's been there and done that.
A Hollywood film contest with a new twist. You have to help your competition succeed.
I explore NAB: 90,000 attendees from 121 countries viewing over 1600 exhibits and a beer garden
Wendi McLendon-Covey told an audience member: “If you don’t do something because you’re afraid you’ll suck, you’ll never do anything.”
LA Comedy Shorts is consistently the most friendly, least pretentious and most educational festival for filmmakers.
You pick up a hitchhiking hippie to be a nanny for your daughters — what could go wrong?
Secrets, shame and subtrafuge blend into a film noir mystery
Independent Spirit Awards: Three films, three approaches to making reel people real
This is a story about values and redemption - oh, and hookers and Viagra, too.
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters: A non-horror, non-comedy, non-drama from which filmmakers can learn
One year ago, I couldn't spell prodooser, now I is one
Are you a documentary filmmaker. Lawyer up. They're coming for you.
The El Cid short film night offers a fun mix of movies, networking, and partying.
Writers, directors, producers, and actors get together every month at the Alameda Writers Group.
Robot & Frank is a heart warming film, even if it does co-star a robot
Want to make it as a TV writer? These guys did and they tell you how.
Transmedia: Not a giant robot. It's a new way to get a movie made.
Elmer Bernstein: If all the budget they had left was for a kazoo and a banjo, let’s get the best kazoo and banjo we can get.
Holy culture overload, Batman! It's Billy Dee Williams, Sybil Danning, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Transformers, and 90 movies. Kaboom!