Before you whip out your smartphone camera, learn from Asmara Bhattacharya, a tired festival screener, what mistakes to avoid for film festival success.
This month marks the 35th anniversary of the release of one of the all-time great movies: E.T.: The Extra-terrestrial, Steven Spielberg’s wonderful cinematic fable about a 10-year-old boy from a broken family who befriends an alien. Step behind the scenes to see how E.T. came to life.
David S. Cohen goes behind the scenes with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Superbad, the script they started on a whim, became a summer release from Sony some 11 years later.
The essential facts of 'The King's Speech' are well-documented and the details are meticulously researched. It’s also an extremely personal project for screenwriter David Seidler, who conceived and wrote the movie.
Film location is critical to story -- sometimes location is a character in and of itself. Doug Richardson explains what happened when the powers that be wanted to change the location of 'Die Hard 2.'
Script speaks with screenwriter Robert Siegel about the inspiration and writing of 'The Wrestler' and taking it from script to screen.
Will Rokos and Milo Addica share the long, challenging journey of getting 'Monster's Ball' from script to screen. It takes much more than a great script.
Following the great suggestions made by many of the columnists here, you may be considering writing and producing your own short or feature. Even calling on every favor and friend you have, there will likely still be a need for extra funding to complete the project. Many approaches are available to...
I have a confession. I have a prejudice against a particular minority group. And I’m being utterly unvarnished about this embarrassing fact. Upon my introduction to any member of this group, I have an instant opinion. You are not an individual. I’ve grouped you with the rest of the subset. You...