In this edition of the Script magazine podcast, I talk with Ian Reichbach, who has the unique job of being the researcher/assistant to legendary scribe and recent Oscar winner, Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network).
One of the standouts at SXSW this year was the Iraq war drama, Happy New Year, written and directed by K. Lorrel Manning. Happy New Year follows the story of Sgt. Cole Lewis (Michael Cuomo) who returns from a tour of duty in Iraq/Afghanistan mentally and physically scarred.
Our next round of podcasts from SXSW 2011 is a double feature with writer/director Aaron Rottinghaus and actor Josh Danziger of Apart.
Our next podcast direct from SXSW is with writer/director Spencer Susser on his first feature film, Hesher, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson and Natalie Portman.
Our next SXSW11 podcast is with actor/writer/director, Tom McCarthy (The Visitor, The Station Agent), on his latest film, Win Win.
Our first podcast direct from SXSW 2011 is with Ben Ripley, screenwriter of the highly anticipated action-thriller, Source Code. UPDATED with a clip of the first five minutes of the film.
We're live-blogging the Academy Awards this Sunday night, February 27! Join us at 5 p.m. and follow along on TV as we dissect the Oscars live from backstage in the press room at the Kodak Theatre.
Filmmaker Kevin Smith (Red State) dropped some heavy words of wisdom about writers today via Twitter. His sermon, for lack of a better word, is collected here in its entirety for all to read.
We came. We conquered. We connected. - That's how the night felt after our first-ever Script Magazine Los Angeles Meetup this past Tuesday (2/8) night. Judging by our Facebook RSVP list, we thought we'd get maybe 30 or 40 readers and friends of the magazine to show up. But 7 p.m. hit and right...
In case you missed it (and most of you probably did because, unfortunately, no network actually aired this), here's the opening number from the 2011 Writers Guild Awards as performed by Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet.