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By Saumya We really don’t know when the first book was written, but someone took the time to tell a story. For more than 3,000 years humans have been recording stories in symbols and words. The craft of adapting a novel and creating a screenplay, we make easy for a newcomer- : book to screenplay, […]

Pinaki Ghosh www.pinakighosh.com Click here to read printable PDF version of this story “Can you get me the August 15 edition of Elite?” the man asks. “Which year?” the stall owner asks instinctively. He owns an old bookshop where one can find old books and magazines, one of the many in this pavement of College […]

A thriller / horror treatment / story by Pinaki Ghosh A comfortable to read, PDF version of this story is available for free download – click here Marcos returned an unfriendly stare at the housekeeping guy, “You waiting for something?” The housekeeping guy raised his head, stole a glance at Marcos and replied, “No sir.” […]

  By Pinaki Ghosh Illustration by: Amitava Chandra, courtesy, Unish Kuri. An easy-to-read downloadable PDF version of this story can be downloaded by clicking this link. Jimmy’s version (11.05 AM) “The Metro station?” the girl looked questioningly. I looked at her. “This way,” I answered, pointing my thumb towards the Metro rail station. I have […]

Okay guys I am back after a long silence. Lots of updates regarding TheScreenplayWriters.com. Hire a film director We have started our new ‘hire a film director‘ option recently.  Since our motto has been to provide the best film related services at the best prices, we have priced this service most reasonably at $12,000 (Rs. […]

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April

You gotta tell your story!

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by Nick Blake We get lots of interesting mail here at TheScreenplayWriters.com. People all over the world send us story ideas or requests to do stories about their lives. Any story ideas we delete unread (to read them sets us up for liability issues up the ying-yang that are best avoided altogether). We tend to […]

We received a survey from a college student looking for more information about what a screenplay writing career looks like (see below). My response is posted below. I’m interested in what other writers out there have to say. Tell me, what’s been your experience of a screenplay writing career? Survey starts: 1) Are there any […]

PLEASE ADD TO THIS LIST IN THE COMMENTS SECTION. IF YOU LIKE THIS, WE’LL COME UP WITH A SIMILAR LIST ABOUT BOLLYWOOD MOVIES SOON. During all police investigations, it will be necessary to visit a strip club at least once. All beds have special L-shaped sheets which reach up to the armpit level on a […]

Important December 09 amendments to the Indian copyright act: movie writers, song writers to enjoy royalties every time their movies earn

By Pinaki Ghosh TheScreenplayWriters.com opens yet another chapter. From today we start yet another new service. We have set up our state-of-the-art storyboard artist studio. You can hire storyboard artists from us at the best rates anywhere in the industry.  $50 per frame for B/W storyboard, and $100 per frame for color. Using storyboard artists […]

Happy Halloween friends! This is one day of the year that reminds me of the hundreds of horror movies I have watched throughout my life. Most of them did not touch me; but some definitely did. I quite clearly remember the first two horror movies I watched as a child. The first was William Friedkin’s […]

By Pinaki Ghosh A new week. A new announcement. We at www.TheScreenplayWriters.com are now offering our clients the option to buy spec screenplays, or ready made screenplays. Often, purchasing a spec screenplay is a great option for filmmakers and producers who are tight on time and cannot spare two or three months to get a […]

The Emerging Hindi screenplay writer: Bollywood Hindi screenplays made in America Oops! No blog posts since 27 Sept is an unpardonable sign that we neglected our blog. On the other hand it also speaks about how busy we were during this period. An average of two new projects seem to land up every week and […]

Agreement Over Writing A Screenplay For A Film By this memorandum of understanding, signed this DATE; both the parties described herein under as, represented by CLIENT’S NAME of CLIENT’S ADDRESS, phone number CLIENT’S PHONE NUMBER, also described as the ‘client’; and SCREENPLAY WRITER’S NAME, SCREENWRITER’S ADDRESS, phone number SCREENWRITER’S PHONE NUMBER, also described as ‘screenplay […]

By Pinaki Ghosh Good news is that we have been writing a number of animation films this month and a few more are in the pipeline. Somehow the word got around that we have specialist animation screenwriters. But how different is animation screenwriting from usual screenwriting for live action movies? Let’s check out. 1. First, […]

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September

By Nick Blake As a writer I love working with people. I get exposure to all kinds of interesting people and ideas that feed my creativity. And for the most part people enjoy my creative input. After working with a client there is nothing more satisfying than hearing a simple, “Great job, I loved the […]

Last Saturday I watched Mamma Mia on HBO. While it was like a little vacation for the mind, it set me thinking, are Hollywood and Bollywood films influencing each other? In otgher words, are Hollywood movies becoming more Bollywoodish, and Bollywood movies more Hollywoodish? Are our films set to prove ‘the world is flat’? Several […]

Writing a movie script – 10 things you should do to get your screenplay rejected Writing a movie script? Want to know the 10 secrets to get your screenplay rejected for sure? Read on. 1. Offer camera directions in your screenplay Don’t trust the intelligence of the director or cinematographer and offer camera directions in […]

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September

By Nick Blake We had an expression when I was working in marketing: feast or starve. On any given day we didn’t know if our plates would be full (feast) or empty (starve). Pretty self-explanatory. I was reminded of this expression yesterday. I woke up in a foul mood. I had a few client meetings […]

By  Nick Blake My wife Laura has an expression for my various creative concepts. “I don’t know about you,” she’ll say whenever I run an idea by her. “When you try something out you either miss badly or you hit it out of the park.” As a result she’s a reliable sounding-board. She doesn’t get […]

By Nick Blake I knew I wanted to get involved with the Indian film industry while honeymooning in Kerala’s backwaters. After a quiet day traveling on a luxurious houseboat, my wife and I settled into the main cabin to enjoy the movie “Hallo” with the bottle of toddy we had picked up along the canals. […]

From our Google Analytics data I discovered that a lot of keywords leading visitors to our site www.TheScreenplayWriters.com were related to screenplay writer rate and other keywords close to that. It suggests that a lot of people are looking for more information about how much screenplay writers charge to write a screenplay. Since screenplay writers […]

Nick is back from Maine. From the recent inquiries we discovered that a lot of student filmmakers looking for screenwriters are coming to us. So we decided to set up a team of writers exclusively for the student filmmakers, who are tight on budget. We may soon have a couple of really big names joining […]