The Scorsese Film School in 24 minutes

The Scorsese Film School in 24 minutes

YouPix is all about giving Screenwriters and Short Film Directors a shot a making their own feature films, and helping them find their own voice.   We came across a great Video Essay by Flavorwire.com, “The Martin Scorsese Film School” inspired by Rick Tetzeli’s “Martin Scorsese’s Film School: The 85 Films you need to see to know anything about Film.” Sit back, and be inspired to make your own films!  Do it...

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How to Write Good

How to Write Good

1.  Avoid clichés like the plague. 2.  Comparisons are as bad as clichés. 3.  Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. 4.  Be more or less specific. 5.  Avoid all alliteration. 6.  Don’t be redundant.  It’s highly superfluous and uses too many words – far more words than are necessary to get your point across. 7.  Who needs rhetorical questions? Eight.  Be consistent. 8.  Edit your work to avoid mistakes. 9.  Check you’re...

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YouPix Script & Short Film Contest endorsed… by God

YouPix Script & Short Film Contest endorsed…        by God

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Disenchanted with every other screenplay and short film contest in the Universe, God finally decided to anoint a couple of Script Angels to give writers and directors a fighting chance at making their movies.    Behold all ye broken, tired and disenfranchised writers and short film directors:      YouPix.org We PRODUCE the winning script, DIRECTED by our winning short film Director.        ”It’s a pretty...

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Better Your Odds of Getting Your Movie Made

Better Your Odds of Getting Your Movie Made

V Renée   07.14.13 @ 11:30AM Tags : competitions, contests, directing, filmmaking, opportunities, screenwriting, youpix                 Sometimes it can feel like the chances of your screenplay being bought and made, or having a shot at getting paid to direct a film is 1 in a million. YouPix is a contest/community that may help up those odds — to 1 in a thousand to be more accurate. This new platform is twofold: It’s an online filmmaking...

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New filmmaker platform YouPix.org announces Prize Package for Winners of Filmmaker Contest

New filmmaker platform YouPix.org announces Prize Package for Winners of Filmmaker Contest

YouPix.org Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New filmmaker platform YouPix.org announces Prize Package for Winners of Filmmaker Contest Hollywood, CA June 4th, 2013 YouPix.org is a new film industry concept for aspiring Screenwriters and Filmmakers. Instead of uploading scripts to a logline database which languish in the cloud, in the hopes of being discovered, YouPix co-founders, industry veterans, Talieh Safadi and Matthew Davis have come...

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New filmmaker platform YouPix.org launches to coincide with Cannes Film Festival.

New filmmaker platform YouPix.org launches to coincide with Cannes Film Festival.

YouPix.org Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New filmmaker platform YouPix.org launches to coincide with Cannes Film Festival. Hollywood, CA May 20, 2013 YouPix.org is a new film industry concept for aspiring Screenwriters and Filmmakers. Instead of uploading scripts to a logline database which languish in the cloud, in the hopes of being discovered, YouPix co-founders, industry veterans, Talieh Safadi and Matthew Davis have come up with an...

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