Filmmaking - Screenwriting


Five Questions for Miss Stevens Writer/Director Julia Hart

Miss Stevens

We’ve seen our fair share of films about teacher-student relationships, but they tend to fall into either the titillating or inspirational categories. Miss Stevens is neither. It’s a quiet drama which is powerful in its subtlety. The plot itself is understated, but the…  Read more

By Sep 27, 2016

The Big Transition: How to Break into TV Writing, Part One

Justified (Photo courtesy of Prashant Gupta/FX)

Maybe you’ve had some success writing features. You’ve sold a spec, landed an assignment, made the Black List or wrote and directed your own indie feature. Maybe you’re a playwright, or you’ve got a web series, or you’ve made a…  Read more

By Jul 25, 2016

Les Cowboys Writer/Director Thomas Bidegain on Contemporary Westerns, His Journey to Directing, and the Importance of the “B-Book”

Les Cowboys

In theaters now from Cohen Media, Les Cowboys is the directorial debut of acclaimed French screenwriter Thomas Bidegain, best known in recent years for his collaborations with French director Jacques Audiard. (He has co-scripted all of Audiard’s films following The…  Read more

By Jul 5, 2016

“Let Me Work it Out”: Four Takeaways from Veep Writer Alexis Wilkinson on She Does Podcast

Alexis Wilkinson. (Photo: Joel Benjamin for

Alexis Wilkinson went from being the first black woman President of Harvard’s acclaimed humor publication, The Lampoon, to writing for HBO’s hit comedy series, Veep. She’s become an outspoken public figure and writer–with work featured in Slate, Opening Ceremony and…  Read more

By Feb 12, 2016

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