Heather Hale challenges screenwriters to raise the bar and learn all they can about writing a TV series.
Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin talks adapting Walter Issacson's biography about Steve Jobs to the screen.
When it comes to winning the race to succeed, you can learn from the Tortoise and the Hare, a tale of two screenwriters.
Salon posted a scathing article July 19, 2012, by Alex Pareene, entitled “Aaron Sorkin versus reality.” Scathing is hardly the word for it. Pareene essentially eviscerated Sorkin for being “ … a smug, condescending know-it-all who isn’t as smart as he thinks he is.” Clearly this guy does not like Aaron...
In this edition of the Script magazine podcast, I talk with Ian Reichbach, who has the unique job of being the researcher/assistant to legendary scribe and recent Oscar winner, Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network).
TV writers need to learn how to take a punch, a mandatory eight count and then get up and go back at it. They also have to know how to throw a punch.
The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced this morning. The King's Speech leads all films with 12 noms, followed by True Grit (10), Inception and The Social Network (tied with 8). Did your favorite film make the list this year? Check out the full list. Who do you think...
Here's the full list of the 2011 WGA Award nominees for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen. What do you think of the nominations? Who got snubbed? Who deserves it? Who doesn't?
Don't blame writers for a dearth of originality. They're busy writing, developing, and pitching the most creative, engaging stories they can... but they don't get to decide whether those stories get made.