As a lifelong Sherlock Holmes buff, I thought I’d hate the BBC TV series, Sherlock, which is based on the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories but is updated to 21st century London. I was wrong. How wrong was I? About as wrong as Ptolemy was when he said that Earth– not the Sun–...
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Ashley Scott Meyers interviews Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell about their new film, Turbo Kid, premiering at Sundance this week.
Susan Kouguell, award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker and screenwriting teacher at SUNY College at Purchase gives advice on writing dialogue that's truthful.
In today's "Writers' Room 101," TV writer Eric Haywood discusses how much you should and shouldn't share with your show's actors.
Doug Richardson talks about the issue of illegal downloading. Sure we've all snagged a tune or two, but where’s that guilty conscience?
Ashley Scott Meyers interviews Jeta Amata, the Nigerian filmmaker of 'Black November' starring Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke.
Jon James Miller challenges writers of action thrillers to make them a film-going experience the audience will feel in their bones.
Rebecca Norris discusses getting press for a web series with the writers of the popular blog Snobby Robot.
Bob Verini sits down with Xavier Dolan, screenwriter and filmmaker, to talk about the inception and process for latest film, 'Mommy.'