Why You Should Always Be Writing a Spec Script
In this video from the last Save the Cat! one-day event, writer Matt Allen shares his experience and advice. Watch Matt, whose credits with partner Caleb Wilson include Four Christmases and Soul Surfer, and learn a key career move.
Matt Allen has worked steadily as a feature screenwriter for New Line Cinema, Paramount, Disney, Sony, Warner Brothers, Fox, Lionsgate, and Universal since 2001. Allen (with former partner, Caleb Wilson) is best known for Four Christmases, as well as Soul Surfer, and the Barry Sonnenfeld comedy, Nine Lives. Most recently, Allen and frequent collaborator, Chris Borrelli, sold an action film pitch and script along with producer Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious Franchise) to Universal Studios.
Save the Cat! Beat Mapper
Navigate the beats of your story by entering the number of pages of your feature or novel.