Think attaching actors will get your script greenlit? Not so fast. Doug Richardson, writer of 'Die Hard 2,' gives insights on how attachments really work.
Some writers might disagree but eighty-five percent of those “golden” development notes are basically worthy of the trash bin.
It was indeed an exciting time for realizing your dreams. To be broke, living by a sliver-thin thread as if real life itself was projected in Cinemascope.
Whether I live up to my own standards or or fall short is for me to resolve. Yet does that diminish opinions of others who view the work differently?
What if you have zero writing experience anyone knows about? Doug Richardson explains the upside to being an unknown in Hollywood.
Doug Richardson takes you on a film set back in his film school days. Filmmaking isn't always a neat job.
Doug Richardson discusses the skewed perspective of money once one becomes "successful" in Hollywood.
In Hollywood, an Oscar guarantees career success. Or not. But it certainly changes the dynamics of meetings that happen the day after the famous awards.
Just because a writer can write good dialogue doesn’t mean that, in the crux of the moment, s/he can summon whatever talent or craft I have in reserve and muster some pithy quip or putdown...
Good dialogue doesn’t mean that, in the crux of the moment, I can summon whatever talent or craft I have in reserve and muster some pithy quip or putdown...