E-zine Articles

Don’t miss reading all the great filmmaking & writing articles written by the pros exclusively for Moondance.

Read about: how to win a screenplay competition; how to win a film festival competition; winning titles & loglines for films & scripts; screenplay submissions; movie script writing; writing character, dialog & action; how to get an agent; what Hollywood wants to see; directing indie films, documentaries, short films, animation; film scores; stage plays; short stories; TV MOW; TV pilots; kids films; music videos; radio plays, and more!

The editor is always open to reading suggestions & submissions for the Moondance E-ZINE, too! E-mail suggestions to: moondancefestival@gmail.com,
with MOONDANCE E-ZINE in the subject line.


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Don’t Walk! Action Tip for Writers  by Elizabeth English

First Impressions: Titles & Loglines  by Elizabeth English

Writing A Movie Script: 21 Things You Should Do To Get Your Screenplay Rejected    by Pinaki Ghosh & Elizabeth English

How To Get An Agent: What Agents Want, (and Don’t Want), to See  by Elizabeth English

So, What’s The Story  by Michele Wallerstein

Creating Character & Characterization in Screenplays  by Elizabeth English

Making a Great Promotional Trailer  by Elizabeth English

The Field of Dreams – Conflict as Metaphor   By Elizabeth English

Subtleties of Subtext: The True Art Of The Writer  By Cheryl O’Brien

Moondance & Women in Film, Writing & Music  By Elizabeth English

Music in Film  by Elizabeth English

Two Brads or Three? Adventures in Judging Screenplay Entries in a Film Festival  by Elizabeth English

Creating Winning Documentary Films  By Joseph & Sandra Consentino & Elizabeth English 

Screenwriting: Insider Info  by Elizabeth English

Pitching Hollywood 2002The Dolphin in the Shark-Pit  by Elizabeth English

Interview with Elizabeth EnglishFounder & Director of the Moondance International Film Festival  by Mary Case

The Making of a Hollywood Film  by Elizabeth English

Radio Plays are Mind-Movies!  by Elizabeth English