by Mark Stasenko (@WeScreenplay) 1. GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS written by David Mamet What we learn: Specificity makes dialogue work It’s hard to talk about dialogue and not include David Mamet, and Glengarry Glen
An interview with the writer of the upcoming film, Indignation, on his writing process, screenplays that aren’t over-written, and the violence of adapting great books. by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) James Schamus embodies what many desire to be in the world of film. He works with legendary directors. He’s been nominated for
The Queen of the South pilot script was written by M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller based on the novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte.
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode I talk with screenwriter and director Christian Sesma about turning his web series, Vigilante Diaries (starring Michael Madsen, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, and Jason Mewes), into a full length feature film. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking
by Ken Aguado (@kaguado) I’ve been a production executive and producer for several decades, so needless to say I’ve read a lot of scripts. Despite the mileage, I like to pride myself on having never succumbed to cynicism; I know that screenwriting is a tough job and anyone who can get
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) It’s hard to overstate the opportunities that have arisen for writers in the world of televised storytelling in recent years. Many who have spent years learning how to craft stories for the feature film market have begun to consider moving their stories into half-hour or one-hour serialized
The pilot script for The Americans was written by Joe Weisberg.
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode I talk with screenwriter and director JT Mollner about his latest feature film, Outlaws and Angels starring Luke Wilson. We talk through his early career writing and directing short films and how he ultimately got his recent film produced. You can listen to
The 2016 Emmy nominations were announced this morning. Check out all the shows that are up for awards, and read all the scripts we have for those shows. Drama Series The Americans Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mr. Robot Comedy Series Black-ish Master
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Some issues are tough to narrow down to a sound bite, despite our media’s best efforts. There are matters that shouldn’t be watered down. They deserve a story. The power of story allows us to communicate with each other in ways that defy the articulation of human