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MFJF Writer's Corner

Welcome to the MFJF Writer's Corner, our home for aspiring screenwriters to get career guidance and advice from current industry professionals.

My First Job in Film: What is a screenwriter?

What is the MFJF Writer's Corner

This is the home of the MFJF community of aspiring screenwriters, here you can find:


  • The latest job and opportunities to further your career

  • Ask Nate the Head of the MFJF Writer's Corner for advice

  • Sign up for our monthly Screenwriter's Q&A

  • Get 1:1 Mentoring advice from current industry professionals


We are here to give the best support possible to new screenwriters, in particular giving you access to current established screenwriters for you to seek the latest advice and guidance.

Jobs & Opportunities

There are so many career paths and routes for screenwriters to follow, from script reading, and internships to assisting execs. 

Our Job Board contains a curated and approved list of the latest opportunities specifically for aspiring screenwriters, from exclusive opportunities to those we source from around the web and social media.


Nathan Elston, Head of the Writer's Corner

Nathan Elston is a writer/producer from Brooklyn, New York, best known for his work on HBO's hit series SUCCESSION as Staff Writer and Associate Producer. Nathan began his career in television as a production assistant and showrunner’s assistant, and his writing has placed in notable screenwriting contests. He is now represented by UTA and is developing projects with several high-profile production companies.

"I am here to help aspiring screenwriters, giving them career advice and mentoring. You can get in touch with me via email, book a 1-1 mentoring session or attend one of my monthly virtual Q&A sessions via Zoom."

If you have any questions or need any help then please do reach out and email me...


Free Monthly Q&A

This monthly virtual workshop is here to help aspiring screenwriters with career and writing advice. This virtual workshop is run by the Head of the MFJF Writer's Corner Nathan Elston.

Nate's aim is to give you the insider's view and practical advice he wishes he had known when he started his film career.

The workshop is 90 minute long, delivered via Zoom, this is meant to be an interactive format so please come prepared with questions you've always had about starting your screenwriting career.

Event Details

  • Where: Zoom (details provided post sign up)

  • For Who: Aspiring Screenwriters

  • Cost: Free


Get 1:1 Mentoring

At the center of MFJF's philosophy is removing the barriers so many have of accessing current industry professionals for advice and support. 

As such our Community Mentoring program allows you to speak 1:1 with an array of professional filmmakers, matching your ambitions and questions with their expertise.

Book your mentor sessions now...



Anyone can use the MFJF Writer's Corner and all of the services we offer!

A PRO Membership is required to access the many jobs and opportunities and book your 1:1 mentoring sessions.

However, what is of most importance is that you understand where your career is at, do your research on how the industry works and the different career paths open to you. Any adviser that you speak with will already expect you to have done this because the best people will have and that is who you are competing against for a career. This foundational knowledge is key for you to succeed.

Here is a list of recommended reading, websites and tips for your to achieve this:




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