Filmmaker S.J. Chiro explains the challenges in adapting the memoir 'Lane 1974' to film, the importance with keeping it an era piece, as well as her experience in the film industry.
Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Dutch filmmaker Martin Koolhoven about his new Western, 'Brimstone,' starring Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning.
“Pitching” is a key ingredient to becoming a professional screenwriter. In short, it means telling someone—say, a prospective agent or producer—what your script is about in a simple, entertaining way.
Does your story deliver? Barri Evins’ pointers on how to ensure you don’t disappoint your reader or your audience by fulfilling the promise of your story.
One of the first scams that Manny Fonseca came across involved a screenwriting acquaintance, a "Facebook friend" and a LA Times article. Here's the story.
Screenplays that rise to the top do so because they’re different. They typically break the traditional “laws” of scriptwriting and get noticed in a way that earns them recognition, awards and on many occasions – production and commercial success.
Author of 'Hidden Figures' book, Margot Lee Shetterly, was interviewed by the students attending Aurora Frontier K-8 school in Aurora. Roe Moore shares the students' questions about adaptation and writing true stories.
Joseph Cedar and Richard Gere discuss collaboration on 'Norman,' character backstories, sexual ambiguity, and the amazing healing powers of pickled herring.
Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Canadian screenwriter and Director, Ed Gass-Donnelly, about his early days directing theater, leading him to a career in film and his most recent project, Lavender.
Susan Kouguell talks with Agnès Varda whose work continues to reexamine and challenge the themes of time, memory, and reinventing reality.