Spec Spotlight: Isaac Adamson Talks “Bubbles”

Spec Spotlight: Isaac Adamson Talks “Bubbles”

Isaac Adamson felt he had a toehold in the film industry when his first novel, Tokyo Suckerpunch, was optioned in 2000—but his spec script Bubbles launched him to a whole new level. Here’s his story. Growing up in Fort Collins, Colorado, Adamson studied film at the...
How Do You Tell the Story… About Your Story?

How Do You Tell the Story… About Your Story?

So you’ve finished a script. Your character motivations are on point. There’s a satisfying, poignant resolution. You caught a few spelling errors. That’s it, right? Turns out there’s this whole other world after you’ve finished writing....
How to Write a Coming-of-Age Superhero Tale

How to Write a Coming-of-Age Superhero Tale

G.W. Freund and Daniel Bonjour set out to do two things with their winning spec script, Breedlove. The first was to tell a relatable, coming-of-age story. The second was to infuse the characters with raw, powerful emotions. The fact that the story revolves around a...
Five Steps to Successful Pitching

Five Steps to Successful Pitching

Being able to write a decent script is just half the job of a professional screenwriter. Usually after breaking in with a spec script, an agent or manager will send you on a bunch of general meetings with production companies. Sometimes these meetings are just that:...