TSA Challenge: Write a short Rom-Com

Rom-Coms are back in vogue at the movies, so we’re throwing down another screenwriting challenge in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Write a five-page or less romantic comedy script to celebrate the occasion. … More TSA Challenge: Write a short Rom-Com

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Seven TSA scribes answer call with chilling Halloween short scripts

From a twist on Hansel and Gretel to a terrible clowns to were-rabbits, seven TSA members answered the call by sharing their short horror scripts on Halloween night. Presenting scripts were, from left, Jacob Burns (“The Game”), Paula Phelps-Weaver (“For the Children”), Dale McCarver (“Spooks”), Debbie Wells (“Snack Time”), Matthew Gibson (“Le Clown Terrible”), Gary Frazier (“Skin”), and Jeff Chase (“Scattered Pieces”). … More Seven TSA scribes answer call with chilling Halloween short scripts

Wilson: TSA’s input invaluable in development of ‘Fogg’

Nashville filmmaker/screenwriter Elvis Wilson’s FOGG pits a “cold and calculating sociopath” against a neuroscientist looking to cure such behavior in a tense, psychological thriller. Wilson recently shared how the movie moved from script to screen and how the Tennessee Screenwriting Association was an integral part in its development. … More Wilson: TSA’s input invaluable in development of ‘Fogg’

Conversations From Hollywood: Stakes Are High for Protagonist

Guy1: What’s the threat to the protagonist? Guy2: We don’t need a specific threat. It’s never addressed. Guy1: Is there a threat to the protagonist? Guy2: There’s a threat to all of them [the characters]. Guy1: What is it? Guy2: It’s not important. We don’t need to define that. The audience doesn’t care. Unlike the … More Conversations From Hollywood: Stakes Are High for Protagonist