If you ask a comedian what it’s like to perform onstage, don’t expect a lighthearted response. “Doing standup is like walking on a tightrope over a tank filled with sharks while the audience is hacking at the tightrope with machetes,” notes J.D. Shapiro, a regular at venues including world-famous L.A. club the Comedy Store. Yet [...]
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Practicing savvy techniques can help ensure you’re taken seriously by the film industry—even before you’re a working professional. INT. BIG-TIME PRODUCTION COMPANY — DAY It’s 9:30 on Monday morning, and the place is hectic. Phones are ringing, executives are discussing scripts they read over the weekend, and everyone’s buzzing about the latest box-office figures. Seated [...]
Enter the land of Scriptchat, where unicorns frolic, writing deals are made, and tequila pours from fountains. Okay, maybe there aren’t any unicorns…
Script magazine is pleased to invite you to a special screening of Disney’s Tangled on Tuesday November 30, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica. Following the film will be a Q&A with screenwriter Dan Fogelman. Script contributor Peter Hanson (Tales from the Script) will moderate the Q&A.
Script picks the The Top-10 Scriptwriters of the Decade! Did your favorite scribe make the cut? Also: Paul Haggis talks about The Next Three Days; Pamela Gray writes about her latest screenplay, Conviction; Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy discuss 127 Hours; Brent Simons & Alan Schoolcraft talk Megamind; and much more!
Andrew Shearer expands on Peter Hanson’s article “The Screenwriter’s Second Act” in the Sept./Oct. issue of Script.
Script readers and Final Draft users had the chance to discuss Precious: Based on the novel Push by Sapphire with screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher.
Peter Hanson, director and co-writer of Tales From the Script, has first-hand knowledge of the difficult and sometimes downright cruel business of screenwriting. Luckily for us, he hasn’t given up yet.