Ask BlueCat Videos
Over our history, BlueCat's often been asked questions from our community, topics ranging from script formatting, improving dialogue or finding representation. BlueCat founder and judge Gordy Hoffman attempts to answers your questions in our video feature, Ask BlueCat.
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"Why is writing a short screenplay helpful for my screenwriting career?"
"How Can I Stay Focused as a Writer?"
"How Often Should I Be Writing as a Screenwriter?"
"How can I beat writer's block as a screenwriter?"
"How important is following a three-act structure in my screenplay?"
"How can I network and promote my script in the film industry?"
"Can I talk to the reader in the description?"
"How can I adapt a book into a screenplay?"
"What time of the year is best to try and sell a screenplay?"
"When should I send my script to the industry? How patient should I be with my screenplay?"
"The Cinematic Image in Screenwriting"
"The relationship between the actor and the screenwriter: Do you have to like actors to be a screenwriter?"
"What is "voice" in a screenplay? How do action lines contribute to voice in a screenplay?"
"How to use montage in a screenplay, why use it in the first place?"
"Who's the best person to learn screenwriting from? Where should you go to get better.........."
"What type of ARC in a screenplay has the most impact and when is the theme and through-line established?"
"I have writer's block, what do I do?"
"How does one get over a terrible bout with writer's block? I have plenty
of ideas... but the second I sit down to actually write everything vanishes."
"What is subtext? What are some examples?"
"I've written a great short script. What different routes are there (or
could there potentially be) to production?"
"They're already making my screenplay. After spending 6 months on a script, I learned a movie was in production with not only a similar concept, but my title as well. What can I do?"