Script Magazine

Script Magazine

Script Magazine

Script Magazine

Script Magazine

We write a regular column for covering online media for the screenwriting trade magazine

Articles:

  • Death to the Risky Online Series
    (March/April 2009)
    Is it a Web series or a DVD release? For Sony/Crackle's Angel of Death, it's both.
  • Video Game Writers Sound Off
    (January/February 2009)
    The billion-dollar industry is providing new opportunities for writers, but don’t expect your traditional writing skills to translate: video gaming is a brand new medium.
  • Big Names Change the Online Game
    (November/December 2008)
    In this early era of online entertainment, established talent from traditional media have steered clear of the web. However, the WGA writer’s strike changed everything.
  • LonelyGirl15 Creators Not So Lonely Anymore
    (September/October 2008)
    Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried built their DIY Web series into a million-dollar Online production company.
  • What's Selling Online?
    (July/August 2008)
    As online entertainment matures into a viable business, is it worthwhile to sell your web series concepts to the new crop of online studios?
  • Interview with quarterlife's Marshall Herskovitz
    (May/June 2008)
    We interviewed writer-producer Marshall Herskovitz a few days before his online series quarterlife debuted on NBC. We all know what happened, but don’t write off our article just yet: quarterlife’s stumble on TV is still an important step for the emerging world of online media...
  • The Future of Distribution
    (March/April 2008)
    As TV becomes digital, and the internet truly supplies all your viewing devices (phone, TV, computer, movie screens) with content, how can you stand out from the pack?
  • The Future of Attention Spans
    (March/April 2008)
    Are they getting shorter? What does that mean for scripts, commercials, and network scheduling?
  • New Media: Launch with a Bang!
    (March/April 2008)
    We interviewed Hayden Black of Abigail's X-Rated Teen Diary (not shady, we promise) and the creators of The Guild about their marketing strategies that propelled them to the top of a crowded field of online shows.
  • An Alternate Universe:
    Q&A with Afterworld series writer-creator Brent Friedman

    (January/February 2008)
    Brent Friedman, creator of the post-apocalyptic animated series Afterworld, offers some great advice on writing, producing, and retaining rights in new media.
  • Rising to the Top
    (November/December 2007)
    Finding your audience online requires new tactics and partnerships. We talked to blip.tv and Spout.com about what they're doing to help online writers/producers to rise to the top of the pack.
  • Write it. Shoot it. Share it.
    Finding Your Voice (and Your Audience) Online

    (September/October 2007)
    We spoke to three pioneers in the online video world: the creators of Sam Has 7 Friends & Prom Queen, God, Inc., and Ask A Ninja. And we lived to tell about it!