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Why Horror Movies Sell

  Article by Steve Kaire (08/2014)   The horror genre has been with us since the advent of silent films. There seems to be a strong, unexplainable and innate reason that people want to be frightened. The reasons why horror films are so popular and successful at the box office are many. From the strictly […]

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What Screenwriters Must Know

  Article by Steve Kaire (07/2014)   There are three factors that writers are judged by. They are their material, their pitching skills and their knowledge of how the entertainment business works. It’s been my experience that writers know only a fraction of what they should about all three and especially about the latter. As […]

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Creating a Powerhouse Contact List

Article by Steve Kaire What I am about to tell you was the most significant reason for my success as a screenwriter. I came up with a clever, hands-on approach to creating a contact list of producers, agents and entertainment attorneys that I would later target. What I did was follow the Hollywood trade papers […]

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Crowdfunding – by Ryan Alphonso

A panel of funding experts came to speak at the Scriptwriter’s Network on August 2013, discussing a commonly confusing topic: crowdfunding. Moderated by founder and managing director of the Hollywood Portfolio, Mariana Danilovic, the discussion took an indepth look at not only what exactly crowdfunding is, but revealed some well-kept industry secrets on how to […]

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