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Yes, you are right, it’s the snow. Imagine you are in charge of the production company. You have all the stars – Daniel Craig et al – camera crews, a catering company, but no snow – or there was snow and you all raced up North and it melted. What now?

Jul 27th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Blog

I was thinking about Bill Grundy’s comments about the cost of producing his screenplay ‘Hefted’. There are some scenes in and outside the farm, some scenes in a car, and some in London, all possible. But can you see what the main cost and potential problem would be for the production team?  See the next […]

Jul 26th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Blog, Trying to Get Published

I was looking at the BBCwriters page and came across Bill’s Screenplay because he was winner of the 2011 BBC Future Talent Award. I got in touch and he quickly repyed with this email: “Hi Simon, Yes, I’m perfectly happy for you to put ‘Hefted’ on your website. I’m attaching the pdf version of it.   […]

Jul 21st, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Blog, Uncategorized

Another company showing an interest in response to our Pitch. Wow.! Here they are: Feelgoodfiction.

Jul 17th, 2011 | Filed under Blog, Trying to Get Published

Still waiting for the ‘heads up’ from Talent tv and in the meantime I decided to have a look at their website and was facinated too see their first feature film to be out this Autumn (2011) . It is called “Outside Bet” and stars Bob Hoskins. The Pitch tells us that some guys in […]

Jul 17th, 2011 | Filed under Blog, Trying to Get Published, Uncategorized

I am having problems uploading stuff. Maybe my URL’s are wrong or my HTML code is faulty. I need a child of the digital age to help me. Do you know any?

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under Problems

Here’s one for all you haveagoscreenwriters. The Kings Speech. What a film. Watch the film and then watch it again with the Script on your knee. It has been around for years – first as a play at the Edinburgh Festival – on the fringe- and was spotted by the directoes Mum. Correct me if […]

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under The Kings Speech, Trying to Get Published, Uncategorized

So we added a letter and sent it back. Well – have a go – and another go.

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Trying to Get Published

Our sctript came back, untouched, in four days. We looked up the criteria – no covering letter!

Jul 15th, 2011 | Filed under BBC Writers Room, Trying to Get Published

Like those bubbles children blow, it floats around for a while looking beautiful and then suddenly bursts. Never mind we still have Talent TV who gave us a ‘heads up’. Not being sure what that was I looked it up on line and it seems to be a promise to do something in the future […]

Jul 9th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized