Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Final Draft Resources


This is my last post for the day. Then its back to work on my clients' material.

The following is a newsletter from FINAL DRAFT. I think you may be interest in reading it. You may also be interested in subscribing to it.

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Big Break Regular Deadline – June 16
Get your scripts ready! The Big Break regular deadline is fast approaching. Big Break winners share in over $80,000 worth of prizes, including a place in the prestigious NYFA Screenwriting Fellowship.

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Final Draft 9.0.7 update now available 
To download the latest version, simply visit your Help menu in Final Draft 9 and select “Check for Updates”. The program will prompt you to update if you are running an older version.

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Final Draft Writer for iPhone & iPad out now 
Creativity is now truly portable. With the Writer App for iPhone & iPad, you can make edits on the move, email scripts to your colleagues, or even start a screenplay from scratch – right from your iPhone and iPad. Currently the app is on sale for $14.99 for a limited time. Get inspired today.

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Final Draft at ATX 
Final Draft was proud to sponsor the Pitching Competition at this year’s ATX Festival in Austin. Phil Galasso, our Director of Studio Relations, was on hand to hear some amazing pitches, as well as demo the new Writer App for iPhone & iPad. 

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Final Draft salutes Robert Towne at Nantucket Film Festival 
We are proud to support the 2015 Screenwriters Tribute at the Nantucket Film Festival on June 27, where legendary screenwriter and Final Draft Hall of Famer Robert Towne (Chinatown, The Last Detail) will be celebrated for his extraordinary contribution to screenwriting. 

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How I Broke In: An interview with Brian Duffield 
We speak to Brian Duffield, writer of the mega–hit sequel Insurgent, about his early scripts, landing on the Black List, and how success meant finally being able to afford valet parking. 

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Elevate Your Antagonist with Tips in Our FREE Download

Dear Readers,

Here is another post for you. It concerns the "antagonist". Click below to get a free download on step to creating an antagonist. Mind you this download is from SCRIPT Magazine.

Elevate Your Antagonist with Tips in Our FREE Download
Get your FREE download of 6 Tips for a Stand-Out Antagonist to learn how to create an compelling nemesis for your protagonist! 
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Brainstorming Ideas For Writing Script and Novels

The hard part of writing is writers block. We all get it. following are some articles from SCRIPT Magazine that tell of how to over come writer's block and start brainstorming ideas. Click on the to get the details.

Enter 2015 Writing Competition Win $5,000 and a Literary Agent!

Hello, Readers!

Here is a contest that you may be interested in entering.

This is BIG. $5,000 BIG.

Your work could be seen by editors and agents—and you could pocket big money!

Be among the very best. For more than 80 years, Writer's Digest has been showcasing the year's most deserving work in its Annual Writing Competition and this could be your year to join this elite club. Don't second-guess yourself. In order to be recognized, your work has to be seen.

Enter by June 19 and you could win:

  • $5,000 in prize money
  • An announcement of your win on the cover of Writer's Digest
  • A 30-minute Platform Strategy Consultation with Chuck Sambuchino
  • National exposure for your work
  • One-on-one attention with four editors or agents
  • A paid trip to the ever-popular Writer's Digest Annual Conference in New York City!

What we're looking for:
  • Your finest work! Submit what really showcases your unique talents.
  • Entries representing a wide variety of genres are encouraged! See the full list of categories here.
Don't let this opportunity pass you by!