Filmmaking - Screenwriting


The Story Women Have Been Trying to Tell for Years Now

Thelma and Louise

Recently, I had to correct a friend of mine who referred to Thelma & Louise as an independent film. “Actually,” I said, “Thelma & Louise was 100% Hollywood, incredible as that may seem today.” It is not surprising that the…  Read more

By Nov 15, 2017

Transforming Information into Experience: White Sun Screenwriter and Editor David Barker

White Sun

David Barker is a hard one to put a finger on. He is an American writer and editor who over the past 10 years has gained an international reputation for his analytical ability and open, unconventional approach. Recent collaborations include…  Read more

By Sep 6, 2017

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

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