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New Climate Narratives: In a World of Racial Injustice and a Global Pandemic

Presented by the Producers Guild of America, this panel, unpacking the relationship between racial justice and climate justice, is the first discussion in the New Climate Narratives Series.

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Beyond Apocalypse: Alternative Climate Futures in Film and TV

NRDC presents a panel on Alternative Climate Futures in Film & TV. This panel premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

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Co//ab Takeaways: Six Rules for Writing a Compelling TV Episode

In this Co//ab Takeaway, showrunner Glen Mazzara (THE WALKING DEAD, THE SHIELD) outlines six pieces of advice from his Master Class on Episodic Writing on how to write a captivating script that keeps audiences coming back for more.

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Co//ab Takeaways: Four Essential Tips for Adapting a Screenplay

Crafting your own engaging story out of someone else's creation or a historical event is daunting, but Oscar-nominated screenwriter Robin Swicord has had plenty of experience with it and in this post outlines her four essential tips for adapting a screenplay.

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Co//ab Takeaways: What Actually Happens in a TV Writer’s Room?

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American Film Market: Sessions Video Library

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The Rules of Worldbuilding in Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Co//ab Takeaways: Five Steps to Finding Your Next Screenplay Idea

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Resources for Black Filmmakers: A Guide

This guide is a compilation of funding sources, professional organizations, and more to help Black filmmakers succeed.

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How to Write an Extended Reality (XR) Script: The Future of Film

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365 Days: How to Become a Screenwriter in One Year

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Ghetto Film School's Virtual Speaker Series

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Lessons From The Screenplay's Breaking Bad: Crafting a TV Pilot Case Study

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The Writer's Panel Podcast

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The Importance of Screenwriting Competitions

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Write Inclusion Fact Sheets

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How to Use The Black List to Break Into Screenwriting

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Fixing Existing Pipelines Isn’t Enough. It’s Time to Make New Ones

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Final Draft's Write On: A Screenwriting Prodcast

Designed to help you navigate the screenwriting industry, this podcast interviews working screenwriters, agents, managers, and producers to show you how successful executives and writers make a living writing and working with screenplays, and how you can use their knowledge to break into the industry.

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Behind The Scenes: The State of Inclusion & Equity in TV Writing

This report captures the challenges besetting underrepresented TV writers and provides proven best practices to guide industry professionals.

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DPA Anti-Racist & Structural Equality Resource Guide

Resource guide to help all producers and content creators better understand the responsibilities we share, internalize the importance of this work, and highlight the reasons, benefits and pathways to creating an inclusive and decolonized documentary ecosystem.

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The 10 Best Filmmaking Books to Read in 2020

Whether you're new to filmmaking or a seasoned pro, here are 10 must-reads for 2020.

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7 Ways to Crack the Code of TV Writing

At Sundance, acclaimed TV and feature film writers, featuring writers of 'Transparent,' 'Six Feet Under,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' and more, share essential tips for episodic writing.

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