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SELLING YOUR SCREENPLAY: Screenwriter Jalmari Helander On His Latest Film Starring Samuel L. Jackson

Screenwriter and director Jalmari Helander talks about how he got his latest film made and how he got Samuel L. Jackson involved with the project. 21 more words

Movie Analysis: “Straight Outta Compton”

Another in our bi-weekly series in which we analyze movies currently in release. Why? To quote the writing mantra I coined over 5 years ago: … 2,204 more words

"Everything I grew up with I had to walk away from."

El rey ha muerto, viva… Viva…?

I am not sure who the next king of fear exploitation will be, but we certainly lost one yesterday. Wes Craven was not a consistent filmmaker, perhaps this was due to genre pigeonholing, which is going to make you more creative to a point, but then will surely just make you tired. 867 more words

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BEHIND THE LINES WITH DR: Script Feedback – Read Me and Weep

Where and how you get read matters as much as IF you get read. Doug Richardson shares part 1 of his experience getting a “fast” read. 18 more words

Go Into The Story Black List Writer Interviews

In the month of August, I have been featuring insights on the craft from Black List writers I have interviewed over the years. That inspired me to complete something I’ve wanted to do for a long time: Aggregate links to all of the Black List interviews I have done. 246 more words

Screenwriting

On Writing

“Writers are a crazy person. We create conflict – for a living. We do this all the time, sometimes on a weekly basis; we create horrible, incredible circumstances and then figure a way out of them. 7 more words

Screenwriting

Book Review: The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood’s Top Writers By: Karl Iglesias

For my first book review, I have chosen to review Karl Iglesias’ The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, 10th Anniversary Edition: Insider Secrets from Hollywood’s Top Writers.  334 more words

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