At the Second Annual Hero Complex Film Festival, Warren Beatty, John Favreau, Nicholas Meyer, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mike Mignola, and Richard Donner gathered to celebrate filmic (Wrath of Khan), comic (Superman), and screenwriting (Tom Mankiewicz) heroes. Ray Morton was there.
Hollywood lost a lot of wonderful folks in 2010, but three of those deaths hit close to home. So before we barrel too far on into 2011, let's stop for a minute to pay tribute to these three greats.
The next chapter of our Script Secrets assignments, CONFLICT! Every scene in your script should have conflict... that way we can explore character. Screenwriting is dramatic writing. It's about people with really big problems which will be solved through emotionally charged action or dialogue scenes. Script contributor William Martell is here to help you...
Legendary screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz sat down with Script contributor Ray Morton to discuss how he got started and offers advice for screenwriters.
Legendary screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz sat down with Script contributor Ray Morton to discuss how he got started in the business, his lengthy career and some advice for screenwriters. This is the first of two parts.