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Septembers of Shiraz, an Interview with Screenwriter Hanna Weg

Heavyweights Salma Hayek and Adrien Brody star in Hanna Weg’s Septembers of Shiraz, based on the novel of the same name. The story follows an Iranian Jewish family as they cope with the total upheaval of the 1979 Revolution. 1,093 more words

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WHAT I LEARNED FROM 6 GREAT MOVIE VILLAINS

When I teach about writing a movie script, I advise students that it takes real work to become a great screenplay writer who makes characters come alive. 683 more words

SCREENWRITING LESSONS FROM OUR 4TH OF JULY HEROES

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When teaching screenwriting classes, I tell my students to look everywhere for inspiration. Sometimes this is easier said than done, but the 4th of July is awash in heroic characters. 537 more words