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This no-cost digital resource for screenwriters, authors and filmmakers includes:

For Authors

Get Published: How to Acquire a Literary Agent & Land a Book Deal (pdf)
A kickstart guide designed for nonfiction writers.

For Filmmakers

Infographics (jpgs)

  • 3 Essential Filmmaking Skills You Must Master to Successfully Distribute & Sell Your Films
  • 3 Rules of Pitching Film Investors
  • 4 Steps to Successfully Finance a Film Project with Slated
  • 5 Best Practices for Indie Film Marketing & Distribution
  • 5 Data-Proven Strategies for Raising More Money for an Independent Film with a Crowdfunding Campaign
  • 5 Essentials for a Successful Indie Film Crowdfunding Campaign
  • 5 Keys To a “Sticky Story” Pitch to Finance Your Film
  • 5 Steps to Theatrical Distribution with TUGG for Indie Filmmakers
  • Data-Proven Strategies to Boost Film Sales & Conversion Rates
  • Film Festival PR Toolbox
  • How to Attract a Producer to Your Film Project

For Screenwriters

Educational Material & Samples (pdfs)

  • Beat Sheet Example: To Live & Die in L.A.
  • Example of a Compelling Scene: The Silence of the Lambs
  • Sample Action-Adventure Genre Scenes: Alien & Lethal Weapon
  • Sample Screenplay Outline: Twins
  • Sample Treatment: The Terminator
  • Scene Sequence Example: Field of Dreams
  • Screenplay Structure: How to Create Your Story Blueprint

Screenplays (pdfs)

12 Years a Slave

3:10 to Yuma

42

A Beautiful Mind

A Most Violent Year

A Quiet Place

A Single Man

A Star is Born (2018)

Ali

Aliens

Alpha Dog

American Gangster

American Hustle

American Sniper

Anthropoid

Argo

Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The

August Osage County

Awakenings

Battle of the Sexes

Big Short, The

Big Sleep, The

Black Mass

BlacKkKlansman

Blind Side, The

Bourne Identity, The

Boys Don’t Cry

Braveheart

Bridge of Spies

Butler, The

Captain Phillips

Casino

Changeling

Charlie Wilson’s War

Chinatown

Concussion

Crash

Crazy Rich Asians

Dallas Buyers Club

Danish Girl, The

Darkest Hour, The

Defiance

Departed, The

Devil in a Blue Dress

Dog Day Afternoon

Dunkirk

Fargo (TV)

Fight Club

Foxcatcher

Fruitvale Station

Game of Thrones (TV)

Get Out

Girl on the Train, The

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The

Godfather, The

Gold

Gone Baby Gone

Gone Girl, The

Good Night and Good Luck

Goodfellas

Gotham (TV)

Great Gatsby

Green Book

Green Zone, The

Hacksaw Ridge

Heat

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

Hitchcock

House of Cards (TV)

I, Tonya

Ides of March

Imitation Game, The

Inherent Vice

Interview with the Vampire

Into the Wild

Into the Woods

Iron Lady, The

Jackie Brown

King’s Speech, The

Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

L.A. Confidential

Leave No Trace

Legend (2015)

Lego

Lincoln

Logan

Logan’s Run

Lone Survivor

Loving

Made in Dagenham

Maltese Falcon, The

Manchurian Candidate, The (2004)

Mean Girls

Miami Vice

Milk

Million Dollar Baby

Mob City (TV)

Moneyball

Mr. Turner

My Week with Marilyn

Ocean’s 11

Old Man and the Gun

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Orange is the New Black (TV)

Other Boleyn Girl, The

Pawn Sacrifice

Philomena

Pirates of the Caribbean

Precious

Public Enemies

Reader, The

Revenant, The

Rider, The

Runaways, The

Rush

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Private Ryan

Secretariat

Sherlock Holmes

Short Term 12

Sicario

Silence of the Lambs, The

Silver Linings Playbook

Slumdog Millionaire

Social Network, The

Spotlight

Star Trek

Steve Jobs

Straight Outta Compton

Suffragette

Terminator 2: Judgement Day

Thank You for Smoking

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

To Kill a Mockingbird

Touch of Evil

Town, The

Trumbo

Twilight

Unbroken

Unforgiven

Unstoppable

Untouchables, The

Up in the Air

Valkyrie

Walking Dead, The (TV)

We Are Marshall

Wild

Winter’s Bone

Wolf of Wall Street, The

Woman in Gold, The

Zodiac

 


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