Tag 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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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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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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Apocalypse Now & Then Official Selection of Ladies in Cinema Film Fest

On February 9, 2019 at University of North Florida, a short film I wrote and produced, APOCALYPSE NOW & THEN, screened before a large audience during the Ladies in Cinema Film Fest. Apocalypse Now & Then is a scifi comedy … Continue reading

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Zombie Rock at LOL JAX Zombie Film Festival

We were shooting zombies on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Well, actually shooting a short film I wrote called Zombie Rock. It is featured in the LOL JAX Zombie Film Festival, Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery’s Haunted Brewery … Continue reading

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Trip to France Inspires New Fictional Stories and Characters

It’s impossible for a writer to go to a picturesque country like France without being inspired. A story. A character or two. Scenes. Everything new sparks the imagination. So, when I spent two weeks in France September 2017, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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