The Zodiac script was written by Jamie Vanderbilt based on the book by Robert Graysmith.
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode I talk with Remy Auberjonois, the screenwriter and director of the new film, Blood Stripe. We talk through the early stages of this project, how he wrote the screenplay, and eventually got it produced. You can listen to the audio portion of the
by Angela Bourassa A few months ago I was on a walk with my husband, and I asked him to help me come up with some contained comedy ideas. I wanted to write something low-budget, as most of my scripts require big set pieces and casts. We pondered for a
by Fin Wheeler Earlier this month, Derek Thompson from The Atlantic wrote a piece about the Screen Industries’ inability to predict audience tastes and migrations: “2016 is on pace to be the worst year for movies, by tickets bought per US adult, since before the 1920’s. What’s going on?” Research
The script for The Conjuring was written by Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes.
by Shant Yegparian Have you ever wondered why distribution companies like Blumhouse Productions continuously release two or more new horror movies every month? Or ever thought about the multiple new horror releases that show up on V.O.D. platforms on a weekly basis? Out of all the different genre films that come
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode I talk with actor/screenwriter Paul Logan about how he wrote The Horde, a new action horror film which he also stars in. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. You
by Fin Wheeler The world was rocked this week when America suffered its worst mass shooting in modern history. Worse still was the news that the Orlando shooting was only one of six mass shootings in the US that weekend. In the past 1,000 days, America has had 1,260 mass
by Angela Bourassa I’ve gotten the same question from several different sources lately. The basic question is: Should I reveal my big twist in my logline or pitch? I’m worried that giving away the ending will ruin the read for whoever’s evaluating my script. This question came up during a panel I
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Scientists and Futurists continue to debate the role that artificial intelligence will play in our future. Will we see technologically-crafted beings that are indistinguishable from humans? Will they eventually overcome us and force us into their servitude? Storytelling on the screen has long been concerned with the