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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Brett Martin on Eclipse the Script podcast - posted by Don

Some good info here from Brett Martin on his screenwriting career on a fairly new screenwriting podcast Eclipse the Script. Brett also talks about his new script. Well worth the listen.

Shout outs:

Breanne Mattson
Pia Cook
Michael Kospiah
ScriptShadow

Scripts mentioned:

Red Sun – A double crossed thief and a honorable samurai form an uneasy alliance in order to recover a priceless stolen artifact and a fortune in gold. 101 pages (Western) pdf format Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Zombie Playground – Children of cohabiting scientists must overcome their prejudices and battle junk food obsessed mutant zombies that take over their playground. 93 pages (Family, Adventure, Ensemble) pdf format Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Clone Wife (early draft) – A scientist gets an unexpected second chance at first love when he clones his estranged wife. 96 pages (Romantic Comedy) pdf format Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Clone Wife (later draft) – A lonely scientist gets an unexpected second chance at first love when he clones his estranged wife. 106 pages (Romantic Comedy) pdf format

Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Widow’s Walk – A mother has just one night to confront the demons of her past and save her son. (Short, Horror) pdf format Discuss this script on the Discussion Board

Monday, October 31, 2011

The October 2011 One Week Challenge selected script is - posted by Don

The October, 2011 One Week Challenge genre was Gothic Horror. The theme was Ghosts are not bad, just misunderstood.

Participants had one week to write a 6 – 12 page script on the genre and theme. There were 38 scripts which were read and discussed over on the discussion board. One script was selected to be audio performed by the fine folks over at iScript.com.

That selected script is Veil of Blood by Ryan Lee.

A young woman ventures to her uncle’s crumbling plantation in 1874 Louisiana.

You can read along with the pdf version of the script. You can discuss this script and all the OWC entries here. Click the “Play” button to listen to the script.


{note: This audio recording is released under a Creative Commons, attribution, noncommercial, no derivatives 3.0 license. You can share the audio recording in its entirety, but you can’t change it or sell it. }

Thanks to everyone who participated in the challenge. – Don

Very special thanks to iScript.com for sponsoring the challenge and selecting the final script.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

SimplyScripts Radio – The Luddite edition – interview with Matt Kelland of MovieStorm - posted by Don

SimplyScripts Radio – The Luddite Edition. Interview with Matt Kelland of Movie Storm

The panel talks to Matt Kelland cofounder of MovieStorm.co.uk.

Show Notes

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SimplyScripts Radio is produced by Michael Cornetto and Jon Barton released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 license.

This episode the panel consisted of host Michael Cornetto, Jon Barton and Don

Music provided by Incompetech.com.

Interested in joining the panel? Send an email to radiosimply (at) gmail.com

Please, we’d love to have feedback on the show.

iTunes users can subscribe to the SimplyScripts feed and have the show automatically downloaded to your iPod. – Don

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Babz Buzz – 007 The Shape of Things to Come - posted by Don

Babz BuzzBabz Buzz

Each month Literary Agent, Babz Bitela of Silver Bitela Agency talks soup to nuts about screenwriting.

The subject is The Shape of Things to Come – how the industry is changing.

Babz also talks about

Talk about this Babz Buzz podcast on the Discussion Board

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Babz Buzz is produced by Michael Cornetto and released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 license*

Music provided by Incompetech

You can subscribe to Babz Buzz as well as SimplyScripts Radio and the occasional iScript on iTunes

*In English, this podcast can be share with others as long as you mention the site and link back, but you can’t change it in any way or use it commercially.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

How to bind a screenplay - posted by Don

I’m sunning myself at a secret, undisclosed location that some may call The French Riviera of New Jersey.

I have been unable to make any updates to the site, but I thought that this video may be of use to some of the more experienced screenwriters who visit the site.

You can purchase binding supplies mentioned in this video here and here.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Babz Buzz 005 – Coverage - posted by Don

Babz BuzzBabz Buzz

Each month Literary Agent, Babz Bitela of Silver Bitela Agency talks soup to nuts about screenwriting.

The subject is Coverage.

Babz answers your questions

Talk about this Babz Buzz podcast on the Discussion Board

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Babz Buzz is produced by Michael Cornetto and released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 license*

Music provided by Incompetech

You can subscribe to Babz Buzz as well as SimplyScripts Radio and the occasional iScript on iTunes

*In English, this podcast can be share with others as long as you mention the site and link back, but you can’t change it in any way or use it commercially.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Babz Buzz 004 – Pitchfests! Should you go? - posted by Don

Babz BuzzBabz Buzz

Each month Literary Agent, Babz Bitela of Silver Bitela Agency talks soup to nuts about screenwriting.

The subject is Pitchfests. What happens at a pitchfest and why you should go?

Babz also talks about

Talk about this Babz Buzz podcast on the Discussion Board

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Babz Buzz is produced by Michael Cornetto and released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 license*

Music provided by Incompetech

You can subscribe to Babz Buzz as well as SimplyScripts Radio and the occasional iScript on iTunes

*In English, this podcast can be share with others as long as you mention the site and link back, but you can’t change it in any way or use it commercially.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

SimplyScripts Radio – The Haunted Doily Edition 9/4/10 - posted by Don

SimplyScripts Radio – The Haunted Doily Edition. Interview with Drew Daywalt.

The panel talks to Drew Daywalt, screenwriter, director and producer. You can watch some of his short films on Daywalt Fear Factory. Help fund Drew’s latest short horror, NAKED – a period fantasy/horror film at IndieGoGo.

You can follow Drew on Twitter.

Show Notes

  • Stark Raving Mad
  • Quentin Tarantino
  • Haunted Houses
  • Writing Horror
  • Dreams of the Witch House by H.P. Lovecraft
  • Fear
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • Writing for Studios
  • The Shining
  • Daywalt Fear Factory
  • Fangoria
  • Wes Craven
  • Horror Filmmaking tips
  • Polydeus
  • FEARnet
  • Suicide Girl
  • Ringbearer
  • The Queen Mary
  • Hostel
  • NakedIt’s 1736 in the New World, & 2 German hunters & their Mohawk guide hunt for a hideous demon who murdered one of the German pioneer children.

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SimplyScripts Radio is produced by Michael Cornetto and released under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives 3.0 license.

This episode the panel consisted of host, Michael Cornetto and panel members Pia and Jeff “Dreamscale” Bush

Music provided by Incompetech.com.

Interested in joining the panel? Send an email to radiosimply (at) gmail.com

Please, we’d love to have feedback on the show.

iTunes users can subscribe to the SimplyScripts feed and have the show automatically downloaded to your iPod. – Don

Sunday, August 8, 2010

SimplyScripts Radio – The Independent edition - posted by Don


SimplyScripts Radio – The Independent edition. Interview with Kara Ford.

Michael and Pia, talk to Kara Ford, independent producer and director and founder of Boho Chick Productions. You can follow Kara on Twitter at BohoChickProd

Show Notes

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SimplyScripts Radio is produced by Michael Cornetto.

Music provided by Incompetech.com.

Interested in joining the panel? Send an email to radiosimply (at) gmail.com

iTunes users can subscribe to the SimplyScripts feed and have the show automatically downloaded to your iPod. – Don

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