Bob Verini interviews writer-director Jonathan Hensleigh on how he transformed an incredible true story into a credible feature film - 'Kill the Irishman.'
Jon James Miller advises finding the humanity in a character, especially one that society labels “evil” or a “psychopath” is essential, especially when writing true crime.
Script Magazine speaks with the producer and screenwriter of 'If We Left' about collaboration and the challenges of bringing a heartfelt real-life story to the screen.
Jen Grisanti encourages writers to extract emotions from your own lives and fictionalize your truth to elevate your stories to award-winning levels.
The key to becoming a sought-after screenwriter? Great storytelling. A screenplay is a simple story complexly told. The richness is in the execution.
Bob Boris helps screenwriters find the balance between reality and fiction in stories based on true life and history.
Having adapted a number of true stories for the screen, I found myself wondering, as I watched Argo, which moments might have been created for the movie. I guess I’m something of an apologist for Hollywood, in that I see a need to do more fictionalizing and authorial shaping of history...