James Franco, Vince Jolivette Launch Online Screenwriting Class

James Franco and Vince JolivetteJames Franco and Vince Jolivette

Continuing to disprove the assertion that there are 24 hours in a day, prodigious multi-hyphenate James Franco, who has taught at USC, UCLA, CalArts and NYU, and his Rabbit Bandini producing partner Vince Jolivette are launching another new venture: an…  Read more


On Finding New Screenplay Structures for Independent Films


The below is a guest essay by Jennine Lanouette, Founder and Chief Content Creator at Screentakes Digital Publishing, who is currently in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign for a line of media rich screenplay analysis ebooks. Lanouette has taught…  Read more


The Independent Screenwriter: Jon Raymond

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Portland-based Jon Raymond has four screenplay credits, all in the last decade, to his name, but his iMDB page only tells half the story. Raymond began his career and is still well known as a writer of novels and literary…  Read more


Life of the Mind: An Interview with Screenwriter Cliff Dorfman

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A bit player since 1993, Cliff Dorfman was instantly drawn to the movie business. “I started out scamming my way into whatever premieres were happening in NYC however I could,” he said. “I just wanted to be around it and…  Read more