Screenwriting

Company/Organization Profiles | Film School & Education | Massachusetts | Screenwriting | Vermont

Spotlight on MFAs: The Low-Residency Model

7 Mar , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

Low-residency programs offer students the ability to live and work from wherever they call home, as they build a body of work and earn credits towards their degree. Here, NewEnglandFilm interviews Jean Stawarz, an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director for Writing for Film and Television at Emerson College, and Stephen Pite, the Program Director of the MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) about their relatively new low-residency programs. See also NewEnglandFilm.com’s list of low-residency MFA programs in New England.

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Filmmaking | Maine | Reports | Screenwriting | Vermont

Amber Russell: 2016 Stowe Story Labs Fellow

15 Aug , 2016 | Posted by:

Maine writer Amber Russell earned the Stowe Story Labs / NewEnglandFilm.com Fellowship for her script Margaret, which she wrote because, as she says, “I grew up not knowing how a woman from my own state rose to power and even ran for President.”

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Massachusetts | Reports | Screenwriting | Vermont

Stowe Story Labs Fellow

30 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com is pleased to announce that Cambridge, Massachusetts filmmaker Gabriel Robinson has been awarded the NewEnglandFilm.com – Stowe Story Lab Fellowship to 2015 Stowe Story Labs.

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Film School & Education | Filmmaking | New England | Reports | Screenwriting | Vermont

Stowe Story Labs Fellowship

17 Jun , 2015 | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com has partnered with Stowe Story Labs to offer a Fellowship, which will cover all fees to attend the Labs, September 12-15 in Stowe, Vermont. Stowe Story Labs, now in its 4th year, helps emerging screenwriters, filmmakers and creative producers get their work made and seen. 

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Film Funding | Filmmaking | Local Industry | Reports | Screenwriting

10 Books Every Independent Filmmaker Should Own… and 4 for Screenwriters Too

8 Dec , 2014 | Written by NewEnglandFilm.com | Posted by:

Whether you're looking for a gift idea for someone else or a filmmaker yourself, NewEnglandFilm.com has compiled 10 essential books that every independent filmmaker should own, plus 4 for screenwriters.

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How To's | Screenplay Doctor | Screenwriting

Top Tips on Evaluating Agents and Production Companies

1 Aug , 2014 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

What happens when an agent or production company expresses an interest in your work? The Screenplay Doctor Susan Kouguell provides readers with some tips on how to proceed not only with excitement, but with caution.

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How To's | Screenplay Doctor | Screenwriting

Twenty Questions: Are you *really* ready to submit your screenplay?

1 Jul , 2014 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

Before you submit your screenplay, get feedback from people who will tell you the truth and nothing but the truth. Here are 20 questions to ask them to make sure you're getting feedback that will help. To have your question answered in the next column, email screenwriter@newenglandfilm.com.

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How To's | Screenplay Doctor | Screenwriting

To Pitch or Not to Pitch? Top 10 Pitching Tips from the Screenplay Doctor

3 Jun , 2014 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

Should you pitch your script before it's written? Screenplay Doctor Susan Kouguell finds an answer to this question of the month and provide a list of ten pitching tips. To have your question answered, e-mail screenwriter@newenglandfilm.com.

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How To's | Screenplay Doctor | Screenwriting | Television

Ask the Screenplay Doctor: How to Pitch a TV Series

1 May , 2014 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

How can you pitch a new TV series? Screenplay Doctor Susan Kouguell finds an answer to this question of the month with Jeff Greenstein, the Emmy-winning writer and producer of Dream On, Friends, Will & Grace, Parenthood and Desperate Housewives. E-mail your question to screenwriter@newenglandfilm.com.

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Reports | Screenplay Doctor | Screenwriting

Ask the Screenplay Doctor: Submitting Your Screenplay Etiquette and Looking for Screenwriters

1 Apr , 2014 | Written by Susan Kouguell | Posted by:

This month, Screenplay Doctor Susan Kouguell covers pointers for the best way to submit your screenplay and answers a question. Email screenwriter@newenglandfilm.com to have your screenwriting question answered in an upcoming issue.

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