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Advice to new Screenwriters

AFI/WGA Screenwriters Weekend - The 2nd annual Screenwriters Weekend, held during the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival, October 22-24, 1999, featuring panels of Hollywood's top screenwriters and film professionals.

Allexperts Screenwriting Q&A - Volunteer experts answer your detailed one-on-one questions about screenwriting and playwriting. A free public service.

Allworld Screenplays, Manuscripts, Poems, Lyrics - Directory of new, exciting writers of screenplays, books, poetry and lyrics.

Alpha Scripts - Dedicated to teaching the very basics of script writing. Character Creation and pitching your script are key topics.

Barb Angell - Barb Angell is one of Australia's leading screen writers and teachers. She offers movie scripts for sale plus script writing and script editing courses for would-be screen writers.

The Black Dog Cafe - A virtual and free establishment for the support and nurturing of screenwriters and independent filmmakers that celebrates the art and craft of screenwriting. Web page, forum community, newsletter, and workshop.

The British Screenwriting Institute - A site committed to helping new and intermediate scriptwriters launch their careers and improve the quality and content of their screenplays.

Chicago Screenwriters Network - A Chicago-based organization for local screenwriters, offering industry networking opportunities, member evaluation and discussion of individual screenplays, and a casual atmosphere to meet other writers.

CineStory - National nonprofit screenwriting organization. Annual contest. Annual conference. Consultations. Mentorships. Classes. Seminars. Membership.

Creative Script Services - We are a script management service established to help aspiring writers.

Drew's Script-O-Rama - The premier site for movie and television screenplays on the internet. Containing over 600 scripts.

EntertaiNet Home Page - Industry billboard

E-script - Large public access area for screenwriters and playwrights, plus online courses and workshops and a film and theatre bookstore.

Film Scouts - An independent site featuring original multimedia programming, movie trailers and stills, festival coverage, celebrity interviews, useful information, humor, reviews, and commentary.

FSU Film School - Screenwriting info, news, and advice. A professional script-doctoring service offered by Aubrey M. Horton (MFA, UCLA film school). Read an interview with a Hollywood screenwriter. Learn the dos and don'ts of "the business."

Guy Called Joe - The truth about screenwriting, writer's groups and baldness. Really.

Hollywood Creative Directory - Welcome to the Hollywood Creative Directory

HollyWood Dreams, by Beverley Wood - An entertaining story of hope and faith - and trying to sell a screenplay.

Hollywood Literary Sales - Everything to help screenwriters sell to Hollywood. Free script listing service, interviews and articles and classes from industry pros, books, software, critiquing service, postings from producers, and lots more.

The Hollywood Military Advisor - The Hollywood Military Advisor provides military technical advise to the motion picture and television industries.

Hollywood Network - Networks and markets.

The Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Screenplay Software - The most complete -- and least expensive -- screenwriting software program. Hollywood Screenplay SuperPro contains a full story-development program (powered by StoryCraft) AND a full screenplay formatter.

Hollywood Scriptwriter - The entertainment industry's best trade paper/magazine/newsletter specifically written for screenwriters. A monthly print publication available by subscription on our website.

How to Get an Agent. - How to get a talent agent to read your screenplay.

IndustryCentral - Industry news and information. Searchable database of MP/TV Links. ScreenWriters' Exchange, Classifieds, Discussion Board, Working Actor Profiles, Technology Reports, chat.

Internet Screenwriters Network - Screenwriter in Cyberspace

Interview with Script Guru Robert Mckee - An exclusive interview with screenwriting guru Robert Mckee.

InZide - Submit scripts online for free. Read interviews with industry professionals. Message boards to communicate with other writers. Stories of development heaven and hell. Get your questions answered by the people who know Hollywood.

Jenna's Screenwriting Spot, Act 2 - Screenwriting: for screenwriters. Synopses of my spec scripts and tons of resources for screenwriters. Whether you've written one screenplay ot twenty, the Screenwriting Spot is for you. Stop by. Bring popcorn.

John Truby's Writer's Studio - The Online Home of the Professional Screenwriter.

London Screenwriters Workshop

Lucid Ideas - LetterBox: A Script and Screenplay Creation Tool. LetterBox by Lucid Ideas is an innovative piece of software that takes your ideas and produces properly formatted scripts and screenplays for movies, television, etc.

Mark's Screenwriting Page - A site for aspiring and experienced screenwriters to find screenwriting information.

MovieBytes - The MovieBytes website features a comprehensive database of screenwriting contests, script sales, literary agencies and film producers, and publishes a free email newsletter. - Work with other writers on creating a screenplay.

Original Works - Seeking Producers - For playwrights to offer a link to a new work for the review of producers.

The Pitch - Pitch A Movie Online - Do you have a script to pitch? If so, pitch it online at this new and original site.

The Pitch Factory - The show that gives writers the chance to pitch their stories on TV.

The Pitch Zone - Pitch your movie idea to agents and producers via streaming video in a secure, password-protected environment.

PreScripting - Prescripting provides personalized feedback from an experienced story analyst and Writers Guild member who knows what studios, producers and agents want.

San Francisco Screenwriters - The San Francisco Screenwriters is an organization of writers living in the Bay Area who help each other with their scripts, ideas, and marketing screenplays.

Screaming in the Celluloid Jungle - News and discussion for screenwriters.

The Screenplayers - A growing alliance of optioned, produced, represented and/or published writers who are using the Internet to market their screenplays. Links to producers and other resources.

A Screenwriters & Authors Website - Screenwriting & Writing links. Screenwriting Bulletin Board. Plus, interviews, contests, agents, workshops and more.

Screenwriters Cyberia - Over 1000 links to agents, online sites, the movie biz, prodcos, competitions, festivals and more.

Screenwriters Guild Association - Primarily for Screenwriters who have the script and are emphatically seeking the knowledge and wisdom to make an intelligent approach to the Entertainment Industry.

Screenwriters Oasis - A how-to site by professional screenwriters offering free tips, real-world advice and screenplay consultation services.

Screenwriters Online - Screenwriting classses and industry report.

Screenwriters' resources - Screenwriting tutorial

The Screenwriters' Room - The Screenwriters' Room evaluates your script's commercial potential. If our executives think your script is technically and artistically ready, we can find you an agent and help sell your screenplay.

Screenwriters/Playwrights Page - Craft instruction and resources for screenwriters and playwrights. The first and most diverse free website for screenwriters and playwrights.

Screenwriting: Create Your Screenplay - Create Your Screenplay seminar. With excerpts from the seminar, an article on genres, and specific screenplay writing tips.

Screenwriting/Screenwriters Utopia - Screenwriting resources for screenwriters on the internet and screenplays.

Script Editing & Online Courses - Learn to properly construct a saleable script in a party setting in one day. The former L.A.-based popular Ultimate Scriptwriting Course is now affordable to everyone.

Script Magazine - Screenwriter's resource, chats, articles, online classes, screenwriting info, and tons of screenwriting links. - An innovative resource for aspiring screenwriters and directors. Through screenplay coverage, we provide helpful feedback/analysis to improve your script and possibly launch your screenwriting/filmmaking career.

ScriptNet - Posts synopses of unproduced scripts and markets the site to producers. Also lists contests.

ScriptNet 2000 - ScriptNet 2000 is a skill-sharing project between the UK and Ghana. Scriptwriting workshops will be run in Ghana by both UK and Ghanaian tutors, with the aim of eventually making five short films.

Scripts Galore! - Mike's original screenplays - comedy, drama, thriller, action-adventure. All A-rated.

SCRNWRIT - Screenwriters email list.

The Sitcom Writer's Jump Point!

The Story Pages - Info and discussion on the art, craft, and business of screenwriting and short fiction. Includes commentary, analysis, profiles, and available work.

Tilting Windmills - My adventures in trying to sell my screenplay to Hollywood.

The TV Writer Home Page - Television writing explained by award winning writer and poet Larry Brody, currently the head writer of Spider-Man Unlimited on Fox Kids Network.

WordPlayer - Simply put, this site gives away secrets. From working screenwriters Terry Rossio and Ted Elliott. Secrets weighted specifically toward selling scripts to Hollywood.

Writers Write Screenwriting - Online resource for screenwriters with site reviews, links to resources, links to movie producers and a message board.

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