In this episode of the Selling Your Screenplay Podcast I interview veteran screenwriter and producer Alan Katz about pitching. He’s been pitching both television and feature film ideas for many years and has some great war stories to share. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here: Download podcast...
Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney comment on the immensely fun, but extremely emotional, experience of being the husband and wife writing team assigned to the new action-comedy Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (the sequel to the successful 2009 Sherlock Holmes, starring Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.). The film releases December 16.
How do you balance comedy and plot? Several comedic voices and big action sequences? Veteran screenwriters Jeff Nathanson and Ted Griffin sat down with Script to talk about their new action comedy, Tower Heist, in theaters now.
John Gatins starred in several independent horror movies, including Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway and Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings, before he got a call from Steven Spielberg about adapting a Richard Matheson short story.
With a stellar reputation for writing animated fare, Dan Fogelman already carved a profitable niche for himself in Hollywood. But who doesn't want a challenge? Fogelman takes on the quirky rom-com genre in Crazy, Stupid, Love, opening this Friday.
Writer Tamiko Brooks grew up in Detroit, but knew from an early age she wanted to work in the entertainment industry. She was not only the first Nickelodeon live action fellow, but was also accepted to the Disney/ABC writing fellowship.
If you want to grab an agent or executive's attention, your script doesn’t need to be as good as professionally written scripts … it needs to be BETTER than professionally written scripts.
Jen spent 12 years under the mentorship of Aaron Spelling, eventually running Current Programs at Spelling Television Inc., covering all of Spelling’s shows including Beverly Hills, 90210, Melrose Place, and Charmed. In 2004, Jen was promoted to VP of Current Programs at CBS/Paramount, where she covered such shows as Medium, Numbers, NCIS, 4400, and...
Comedy writer & stand-up comic Karey Dornetto has worked on all kinds of comedy shows, from sketch to traditional sitcom, and many in between. The daughter of a military professor and an ex-nun, Karey was headed for a life of financial trading before taking the plunge to join the sketch comedy group The Perch,...
Boardwalk Empire creator and showrunner Terence ("Terry") Winter started his hustle with some letterhead, a phone line, and stark determination. Years later, and after a writer-producer gig on The Sopranos, his Boardwalk Empire is racking up big ratings for HBO and big awards for the cast and crew.