Chris Nolan's new film, Dunkirk, uses non-linear storytelling, in both space and time, to immerse the audience deeply into a large, complex event.
Rachel Weisz and Roger Michell spoke to Script magazine about bringing this compelling tale, My Cousin Rachel, to life.
Beatriz at Dinner (written by Mike White, directed by Miguel Arteta) has all the elements that make for a scintillating evening -- until it doesn't. Paul Joseph Gulino shares tips on how to deliver what your audience wants.
Barri Evins dishes up Seven Writing Tools key to cooking up a delicious story: dehydrator, blender, food processor, knife, popcorn popper, and taste tester.
Eight Baby Steps to Screenwriter Short Film. Dean Silvers talks with screenwriter Cheryl Laughlin on secret to writer's success – short film as writer showcase.
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.
Nashville Film Festival, plus Southern food and phrases, top Cheryl Laughlin's list of Top 5 Reasons to Travel Nonstop to Nashville and promise to jumpstart your travels.
Denny Schnulo reviews Save the Cat! Goes to the Indies, where Salva Rubio uses Blake Snyder's Beat Sheet to analyze 50 independent films.
Luck is discipline, period. Discipline is writing in spite of whatever is going on. No matter what. And the more you work at it, the luckier you get.
The Academy's historian and host of Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne, lends insight into the selection of best screenplay winners, past and present.