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Join Our Growing Community

May 18, 2010 by  
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We just launched this part of the site so at the moment you’ll be one of the first to sign up to MWP’s Community where filmmakers and writers can design their own pages, post profiles, photos, videos and blog.  If you live outside the major production centers (LA, NYC, Vancouver), it doesn’t matter.  Now you [...]

Indie Movie Making – Personal Creative Goals

May 12, 2010 by  
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Indie movie making, also known as independent filmmaking, is much more about creativity and short films than Hollywood productions. Most indie movie making projects wind up being about social issues and documentary-style projects that are less fictional or at least reality-based fiction of some kind. An independent film can be anything that you want it [...]

Filmmaking Book – Reading Up on Your Craft

May 12, 2010 by  
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A filmmaking book will be your best friend if you are learning out to work in the entertainment industry. 20 years ago, there were no real books or resources on how to become successful in filmmaking or movie production, but today that has changed completely. There are plenty of different books available for you to [...]

Filmmaking Books – Resources and Tools to Help the Process

May 12, 2010 by  
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Writing a screenplay is not an easy task, by any means. Fortunately, there are resources available to help people who enjoy making movies, short films, and writing filmmaking books. MWP Filmmaking books are available in many different styles and types, enabling you to learn about a variety of filmmaking subjects including making movies, film equipment, [...]

Film Script Writing – What Works, What Doesn’t

May 12, 2010 by  
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Film script writing is not easy. In fact, this is one of the most complicated and challenging types of creative writing productions that you can take on. You should learn how to develop ideas, brainstorm, and look at the bigger picture while also being able to zoom in on the little details in your mind. [...]

Writing Screenplay – Writing a Saleable Screenplay

May 12, 2010 by  
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Writing screenplay pieces is not something that everyone is capable of. There are many different ways to go about writing a screenplay, but you need to know the basics in order to become successful. Furthermore, it isn’t just about writing a script or learning how to screenwrite so that you can produce a finished product. [...]

Latest Happenings At MWP.com

April 24, 2010 by  
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Where the World’s Best Filmmakers Go to PublishThe publishing arm of Michael Wiese Productions makes the secrets of top industry professionals available to aspiring filmmakers worldwide. April 23, 2009 – “It’s about mentoring, inspiring, and giving struggling filmmakers the best resources to get their vision on the screen,” says filmmaker and publisher Michael Wiese about [...]

MWP Mentors

April 24, 2010 by  
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Our filmmakers and screenwriters have written some terrific best-selling books that have become industry standards throughout the world.  But, beside writer, these folks do even more.  They mentor.  They make themselves available to you to help you with every aspect of your project.  Here you’ll find websites and email addresses so you can contact them.  [...]

Follow Us On Facebook & Twitter

April 24, 2010 by  
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Following us on Facebook or Twitter will keep you up to date on new book and film releases, our experts’ workshops and seminars, and allow you to enjoy the fun of being part of the MWP community which includes thousands of writers and filmmakers throughout the world. For example, if you were checking us out [...]

What Film Students Want to Know

March 20, 2010 by  
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Melinda Burns is a film student at the University of Iowa. She had an assignment to do an industry report and interview someone. She picked me. Here are her questions and my replies. 1) What is your educational background? What did you focus on in school, and how has it helped you in your career? [...]