Cannes Film Festival

Musings From a First-Timer at Cannes Film Festival

Ah, the Cannes Film Festival.  Where glitzy red carpet premieres and ball-gown and tuxedo-clad celebrities abound, everyone drinking champagne, hobnobbing and dancing until the break of dawn.  Oh, the glamour of it all… … or so I mused while on my flight to France, reading aloud a French phrase book a friend lent me,...

SCRIPT on SCRIPT: July/August 2009, Pt. 1

There seems to be a common concern in the July/August 2009 edition of Script magazine that original screenwriting in Hollywood is an endangered product. Editor-in-Chief Shelly Mellott mentions her concern over unique films like Away We Go and The Hurt Locker receiving proper attention.