you wrote a script… are you therefore the person to direct it ?

Do you really think that just because you can write a script means you can direct a movie ??? Sorry.. but you're dead wrong. A good director can see the entire story in their head, and know where to cut, rework, modify, and simply dump material and story to get a solid commercial film made on budget and on time based on a brilliant script. They need to know how everything works...
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Writing a Screenplay to shoot?

Writing a Screenplay to shoot? Start with how much you have to shoot it and write the screenplay to fit the budget. If you are simply writing a screenplay to sell... well best of luck. Back to writing one to shoot... FIRST: create the TITLE. It should be simple, short and catchy and offer info about the story. SECOND: write a LOGLINE. Sum up the story in one sentence and make i...
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If you write a screenplay, or even a basic story… REGISTER IT WITH THE WGA and Copyright it.

If you write a screenplay, or even a basic story... REGISTER IT WITH THE WGA. As your project progresses you can always update the registration. When you finish it before delivery Copyright it with the LIbrary of Congress. But, in the meantime get it registered with the WGA. You can do it at WGA West on line for $25. If you ever get into a credit grab situation you'll be thankf...
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