tom benedek

Long Live Walter White (and ‘Breaking Bad’)

By Tom Benedek  Long live Walter White. And this guy will live forever – on DVD, cable, broadcast TV, any screen near you. The miracle of a compelling TV series, Breaking Bad, hit a bulls-eye after sailing toward its ultimate target for 5 seasons, 62 episodes. But the show wasn’t just...

New Highs and New Lows for Originality

by Tom Benedek Writing original features is a tough game. The bar keeps getting higher and higher. In fact, it may be so high that low clouds tend to obscure it from view for many — including many of the best screenwriters in the world. Here’s the funny, bad news: The...

Script Magazine’s First L.A. Meetup = Success!

We came. We conquered. We connected. - That's how the night felt after our first-ever Script Magazine Los Angeles Meetup this past Tuesday (2/8) night. Judging by our Facebook RSVP list, we thought we'd get maybe 30 or 40 readers and friends of the magazine to show up. But 7 p.m....