Part 1) What is the Screenwriter’s Voice?
I am often asked, what does Fresh Voices look for in a winning script? Can a character-driven script that isn’t very commercial still win? Can an awesome concept trump great execution?
The answer goes well beyond what we look for in the competition. The answer is the key that sustains a long and successful career as a screenwriter.
Fresh Voices was founded on the belief that the single biggest factor in building a successful screenwriting career is the writer’s “Voice”. We’ve heard this term used in all artistic endeavors, but what does it mean for a screenwriter to have a fresh voice?