Author Archives: Sharon Y. Cobb

Selling to Hollywood

Here are downloadable stats and resource hyperlinks for filmmakers about what’s selling in Hollywood. I presented a workshop at 2020 Filmapalooza, the 48 Hour Film Project’s annual festival and awards, in Rotterdam, March 6, 2020. I used these analyses in … Continue reading

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2020 Florida Heritage Book Festival Workshops

E-Publishing and Author Blogs are two subjects I’ll be teaching at the 2020 Florida Heritage Book Festival at World Golf Village in Florida, February 20-21, 2020. The writers conference showcases Florida’s rich and diverse literary legacy, welcoming writers and literary … Continue reading

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Back to the Twenties!

Neighbor Leslie Kleisler hosted a spectacular Roaring Twenties party at the Ortega River Club on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The party was a smash success! There was a big crowd of guys and dolls AND gangsters. The Lost Gang of … Continue reading

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Shine On Wins Best Film 2019 Machete Chronicles 80s Horror Film Festival

On November 2, at the 2019 Machete Chronicles 80s Horror Film Festival, our horror short, Shine On, was nominated and won for: Best Film, Best Villain (Rose Sanchez), and Best Lead (Grace H. Bryan). Here’s what the story is about: Set … Continue reading

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Scribbler’s Corner at River of Grass Podcast

Darlyn Finch Kuhn interviewed me for her fascinating podcast Scribbler’s Corner at River of Grass, October 2, 2019. I’d forgotten I knew so much about writing! Especially the part about how I got started writing fiction. Hint: I lived in … Continue reading

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Scare BnB Nominated For Six Awards

Our short film, Scare BnB, was an official selection of the 2019 LOL Film Festival presented at Jacksonville, Florida’s Museum of Science and History, August 10 and 11, 2019. The short was nominated in six categories: Best WritingBest Musical ScoreBest … Continue reading

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Writers’ Guild of America Helps Members Get Scripts Directly to Production Companies!

Thanks to my union, Writers Guild of America, for creating a writers’ directory so producers/directors may contact us directly instead of going through agents. The first WGA email to producers/directors went out Friday with writers’ loglines for available spec scripts. … Continue reading

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Our 48 Hour Film Garners Eleven Nominations and Four Awards!

Twenty-five talented cast and crew members of Team Mac Attack came together the weekend of May 17-19, 2019 and made a 5-minute film called ScareBnB for the 2019 Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project competition.  LOGLINE: Tanner, a self-help author who … Continue reading

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Filmapalooza 2019 Feature Film Focus Panel

At the 48 Hour Film Project’s Film Festival, FILMAPALOOZA, held in Orlando, FL, March 6-9, 2019, I served on a panel called Feature Film Focus. Also, on the panel were: Derk van den Berg (a prominent Dutch filmmaker) and Conrad … Continue reading

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Ladies in Cinema Film Fest Jax Achievement Award

Thanks to Ladies in Cinema Film Fest Jax, presented February 9, 2019 at University of North Florida, I received my first “Still Breathing” award. Actually, they called it their Achievement Award and I really was thrilled. Jill Donnellan received an … Continue reading

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