A helpful list of resources that can help make the creative journey a little easier. We will include where to find costumes, props, camera, lighting and sound equipment. Computer applications, web-hosting and websites and much more. This list will be a living document and will be regularly updated, so please visit often. If you know of a resource that you think should be included here, please send the information to screenwriterink@gmail.com and we will try to include it here.

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Costumes and Props:
Museum Replicas Limited offers an extensive line of products which includes period clothing, jewelry, sculptures and well researched battle worthy edged weapons and armor that you would have been proud to carry in any battle if you could go back in time. Apart from being time tested weapons, these relics of history are excellent conversation pieces that could adorn your den or mantle. Our extensive line of products can arm your castle, adorn M’Lady or M’Lord or you can simply wear them to Faire.
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Reference Materials:
Does your story need some technical, historical or just interesting tid bits? Research can be the answer.

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Guilds and Unions:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences – A professional honorary organization composed of over 6,000 motion picture craftsmen and women. Their purpose is to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Develop and sponsors educational and archival programs addressing a variety of issues including career guidance, student achievement, personal skill development, diversity and the documentation of television’s evolution.
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The American Film Institute (AFI) – An arts organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the art of the moving image.
The American Film Institute (AFI)

American Film Marketing Association (AFMA) A trade association providing the independent motion picture and television industry with marketing support services such as the American Film Market (AFM), government relations, international affairs advocacy, an arbitration program, statistical data, and information services.

Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers (AIVF / FIVF) – The largest national organization representing independent media artists working at all levels across all genres.


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John Morgan Risner John has been featured in several magazines and television programs including Great Day Live and ABC News with Diane Sawyer, talking about screenwriting, movie making, the James Bond films and the Oscar nominations. John is also a film historian, specializing in horror films and is an expert on the James Bond films and novels. John Morgan Risner is available for speaking engagements and seminars for writing groups,workshops and retreats, comic and movie conventions, and of course screenwriting and film festivals. Please send an email to screenwriterink@gmail.com for rates and scheduling. In his role as senior story analysis and head writer at Screen Writer Ink, John has over ten years as a Screenwriter, Screenplay Analysis, Story Consultant , Writing Mentor and is a Screenwriting Instructor at two major universities. This experience combined with his Degree in Screenwriting and Film Production, plus experience as a producer, director and actor, makes John uniquely qualified to analyze stories and screenplays to provide guidance to writers and producers looking to create high quality marketable novels and screenplays . The expert staff at Screen Writer Ink not only provides writing and mentor services to writers, but also manuscript analysis and editing and full screenplay analysis and coverage. Screen Writer Ink is available to producers and production companies for rewriting assignments, script doctoring and complete screenplay creation. Specialties: Screenwriting, Producing,Ghost Writing, Directing, Story Creation , Acting, Writing, Film Production, Speaker, Instruction and Analysis. Please send an email to screenwriterink@gmail.com for further information

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