Great Idea for a Movie
How do you know if have a great idea for a movie or not?
1.) Since you could spend years writing, rewriting, and polishing your screenplay, you need to make sure that you love the story. You are the first person who has to champion the screenplay. if you don’t like it, no one else will either.
2.) Ask yourself what is the demographic that the story will appeal to. The broader the demographic the higher number of people who will watch it, if it were made into a movie.
a. This is commonly known as commercial appeal.
3.) Would you spend your hard-earned dollar to go to a theatre and watch the movie?
4.) Would you spend your hard-earned dollar to purchase the Blu-ray / DVD and watch it more than once?
5.) Would you watch it on television or a streaming channel?
Your answers to the above questions will tell you if you should invest your own time to write the spec screenplay or not.