As a New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller and one of the most blockbusting films of the summer of 2011, The Help found its bearings in a childhood friendship between the novelist and filmmaker. Writer-director Tate Taylor discusses how his belief in his friend Kathryn Stockett meant that he was going...
Industry executive and writer Robin Schorr shares her path to breaking into the business in our look back into the Script magazine archives.
Michael Brandt discusses his move to directing, what he learned about writing from his new perspective, and what screenwriters should consider about becoming a hyphenate themselves.
A general meeting surprisingly landed writer Eric Heisserer the job of bringing back one of the most frightening villains of the 80s. He takes us into the franchise reboot of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and the many challenges he faced—including the origins of Freddy Krueger and the role of sleep...
Alien first contact is a long-held traditional theme in cinema, but rarely has it been shown with such delicate beauty as in Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted for the screen by Eric Heisserer.
Roe Moore interviews screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick on 'Deadpool' and advice for writers.
Scribes Michael Brandt and Derek Haas use their experience in the industry to provide a two-step guide for helping writers achieve that elusive script sale.
Josh Heald, screenwriter of 'Hot Tub Time Machine,' gives advice on how to go from wannabe to working writer.
Rob Letterman, screenwriter of 'Shark Tale,' discusses the difference is between writing for animation and writing for live-action.
As one of the more prolific and emotionally literate writers working today, Christopher Hampton does not shy away from a character-arc challenge. Still, the intense dynamic between the principals—Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung—in 'A Dangerous Method' required him to push himself beyond his writing limits.