Erin Pearson
June 24, 2020

Script Writing Basics: How to Write a Screenplay

Today, we are going to build on that knowledge base and learn about crafting outlines specifically for screenplays for film. Making your script writing process faster and easier with a more 'professional writer' feel to your script when you’re done. Your outline can serve as a quick reference guide that can pry you out of your writer’s block and keep you moving forward with your movie script. [...]

Erin Pearson
June 24, 2020

18 Best Casting Websites for Filmmakers & Actors

When considering casting for your upcoming feature, television series, or commercial or if you are an actor looking for a trusted source to find work from, I have compiled an exhaustive list of the best casting websites out there. [...]

Erin Pearson
June 24, 2020

Formatting a Script: Turn Your Story Into a Screenplay

If you are just getting into scriptwriting, you may be wondering what the proper format for scriptwriting is, and why is there an industry standard for script formatting (also known as a screenplay format)? Plain and simply, because it’s easy to read and understand when there is a standard. Everybody can be on the same page, so to speak. If your work doesn’t fall into the proper format, it is highly unlikely it will even be read by industry professionals- even if the script itself is amazing. We will do a quick breakdown of a proper script format and then we can talk a little bit about scriptwriting software that formats perfectly every time, so you don’t have to stress. [...]

Erin Pearson
June 19, 2020

The Complete Guide to SAG-AFTRA Paid Scale

Scale is the general term for the minimum daily or weekly rates established by the Screen Actor’s Guild. SAG-AFTRA has spent decades carefully forming and negotiating contracts, compensation packages, and pay scales for its members. [...]

Erin Pearson
June 9, 2020

How Topsheet Helps With COVID-19 Safe Sets

Topsheet offers touchless, COVID SAFE onboarding, call sheets, time cards, and payroll with direct deposit. Using Topsheet on your set will eliminate lines for signing time cards as time cards can be approved and signed using our free to download the mobile app [...]

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