Writer/director Giordano traces screenwriting success to TSA

Writer/director Bob Giordano’s The Odds recently capped a successful festival run as the closing film at the Raindance Film Festival in London. We spoke with him about the film and his role in the Tennessee Screenwriting Association. … More Writer/director Giordano traces screenwriting success to TSA

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Looking for words of wisdom or inspiration to finish your script? Look no further. We’ve found some gems and listed them below. If you’re ever stuck or feeling depressed about the process, come back again for a quick pick-me-up. We’ll occasionally add more quotes to live by to this list. … More Quotage

Celebrate the holidays with TSA script challenge

Our Halloween horror short script contest went so well, we’ve decided to have a Holiday Short Script challenge. Write a five-page or less family-themed script to celebrate the holidays. Scripts can be funny (think “Vacation”), dramatic, action-oriented (Is “Diehard” a Christmas movie?), or anything your imagination can come up with… … More Celebrate the holidays with TSA script challenge

TSA members’ scripts, films earn notice

Several TSA members have recently received recognition for their works on page and on the screen: Elvis Wilson’s screenplay, Strawberry Plains, made the list of semi-finalists in the drama feature category for the Austin Film Festival screenwriting contest, while his comedy script, Strike and Spare, is a finalist in National Lampoon and Stage 32’s Search … More TSA members’ scripts, films earn notice

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’

Giordano beats ‘The Odds’; wins closing night spot at Raindance

Tennessee Screenwriting Association member Bob Giordano’s film debut, The Odds, has landed the coveted closing night spot on Oct. 7 at the prestigious Raindance Film Festival. A psychological game of cat and mouse between captor and captive, the film previously won Best Horror Feature Film at the New York City International Film Festival and Graveyard … More Giordano beats ‘The Odds’; wins closing night spot at Raindance