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The Harsh Truth about Screenwriting

01/21/2013 20:45:11 PM

Short of Stories began in April 8, 2012. In the meantime it had more than 7000 visits, which is amazing for such a new blog covering such a niche-specific subject. I also won a pretty award from Script Magazine. But the truth is that there’s ...

Short Screenplay Competitions

01/03/2013 19:15:01 PM

The post on the DC Shorts was quite informative and the statistics said you enjoyed it. Then i decided to seek through the entire Withoutabox for competition you may enter with your short film script. I might convert it into a page and update ...

DC Shorts Screenplay Competition

01/02/2013 08:29:56 AM

The DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition is the largest short film event on the East Coast. In our 10th year, we plan on showcasing 150 films from around the globe — including the largest collection of Russian short films to ...

Writing a Short Film: Characters

01/02/2013 05:26:18 AM

First of all, i hope you all recovered from the New Year’s hangover and i hope you had a great party and most important, that your 2013 turns out outstanding. But it is time to get back to work and i’ll be discussing my method to create ...

Writing a Short Film: Research

12/21/2012 01:11:16 AM

In the case you kept close track of this blog, you might be aware i’ve already commented on research. However, this is a new series which will follow my personal process while i work on my new short film script. This is meant to be a sugg ...

Successful Short Films – Tune for Two

12/07/2012 04:49:08 AM

I’ve seen this piece while checking a list from Film School Rejects on the best short films of 2011. It stands in the first place. Below you may find zombies, nonsense, Spike Jonze, fan-fiction and even the short film which won the VIMEO ...

Why you should be writing in Fountain

11/30/2012 02:03:24 AM

If you’re writing a short film script, chances are your main occupation is studying. You know, film school. Perhaps it is only a hobby, you want to put an idea out of the paper, shoot that bastard and exhibit to your parents at Christmas ...

Successful Short Films – The Piano Tuner

11/21/2012 01:48:18 AM

Regardless of the length of your film, it’s rare to deviate from the chains of an event. Ever heard about the almighty inciting incident? It is nothing beyond an event that generates a situation which permeates through the story, changing ...

6 Steps into Successful Crowdfunding

11/14/2012 06:31:47 AM

If you’re writing a short film, often it means you’re accumulating several other functions in the later stages of the production. You might be directing, producing, casting, acting, editing, holding cables, all of them or even something ...

Is it worthy to work on narrative?

11/10/2012 13:41:25 PM

On May, 2010, the LA Times released an article speculating if “Short films can be a shortcut to Hollywood success“. Overall it claims that short films are receiving more attention nowadays and opening gates at Los Angeles. It selects a ...