Low Budget Screenwriting is about writing films that will be made by you or people you know.

There's no point spending months penning your high speed action thriller when you're not a personal friend of Jerry Bruckheimer's.

Banging out the spec script and sending it out to Hollywood studios cold is a certain path to rejection and misery.

My motto is: start small, get the film made, learn, then move on.

I'm talking local productions for minimal budgets.

And this is what you'll be writing.

Here are some examples of really cool low budget shorts