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- Australian Writers Guild
- British Film Institute
- Information on the UK film industry.
- Directors' Guild
- Playwrights Union of Canada
- Screen Actors' Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
- Writers Guild of America
- The official website of the WGA, with valuable advice and information on the art and craft of professional screenwriting for film, television, and interactive projects.
- Writers Guild of Canada
- Writers' Guild of Great Britain
Screenwriting: General Resources
- Coverscript Resources
- A variety of screenwriting articles, tips and links.
- Create Your Screenplay
- Hosted by Barry Pearson, this site offers a wealth of tips and articles on screenwriting, including format, genres, dialogue and more.
- Creative Screenwriting Magazine
- Interviews with screenwriters, plus other resources. Now offers a free daily e-mail newsletter; sign up under "CS Daily."
- Emotional Toolbox
- This site offers a variety of screenwriting resources, including a detailed "character map" exercise and a free newsletter.
- Lots of useful articles and tips on script writing, including issues of content, format, and more.
- How to Write a Screenplay
- A free downloadable e-book discussing how to write a screenplay "from planning an idea through developing a plot to finishing the play." For Windows only.
- Inside Film Magazine Online: Screenwriting
- A list of conferences and other events for screenwriters.
- London Script Consultancy
- The resource section of this site is packed with useful links; check out the list of screenwriting publications! Also don't be fooled by the word "tuition" in the menu; this is actually a link to a list of helpful screenwriting sites.
- Now Playing
- Newsletter produced by the Writers Guild of America for screenwriters.
- Website for PitchFest, an opportunity to pitch TV and movie ideas, held annually in Los Angeles, New York and Canada.
- Screen Daily
- UK's screenwriting trade magazine.
- Screenwriting Contests and Markets
- A new how-to magazine for screenwriters.
- Author-Network.com: Agents
- Canadian Authors' Association: Canadian Writer's Guide
- Writer's Guild of America agent directory
- Click the "list of agents" link in the left column.
- Hollywood Script Readers Digest
- Screenwriters Utopia
- The Daily Script
- Playwright's Center
- Offers classes, conferences, grants, workshops, residencies and other benefits.
- Playwrights Union of Canada
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