Hollywood veteran Daniel Petrie Jr. (Beverly Hills Cop) moderated a panel comprised of Hollywood’s hottest horror scribes: Scott Kosar (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2003, The Machinist, The Crazies), Wesley Strick (Arachnophobia, Scorsese’s Cape Fear, Nightmare on Elm Street 2010), and Stephen Susco (The Grudge, The Grudge 2).
Despina Kartinis decided to do the world a totally unnecessary favor and dissect a bunch of rom-coms to see what the stink is. Nothing like rom-com analysis from a skeptic.
How does a romantic comedy hater prepare to dive into the world of RomComs? Here are the steps screenwriter Despina Karintis devised to get started on her anti-Romantic romantic journey.
Westerns suffer the same naysaying slathered all over romcoms that “Westerns are dead.” Except great Western films are out there just like any other genre.
Cheryl Laughlin takes you inside the Austin Film Festival RomCom panel to discover romantic comedies are far from dead.
John Truby explains how if you don’t develop the premise and movie genre the right way, the best scene writing in the world won’t make a difference.
Consider me intrigued by faith-based screenwriting. How do you align real-life dialogue and tough character situations with family-based Christian films?
Alfred Hitchcock is the master of suspense. But is he being misunderstood by critics and writers? Take a closer look at what he really said about the famous ticking bomb.
Jenna Avery interviews writer Scott Myers on the ins and outs of the sci-fi spec market, including budget, world-building, and existential questions.
One WGA writer's take on how the standard practice and application of genre can be used in ways that may adversely affect a screenplay.