A general meeting surprisingly landed writer Eric Heisserer the job of bringing back one of the most frightening villains of the 80s. He takes us into the franchise reboot of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and the many challenges he faced—including the origins of Freddy Krueger and the role of sleep patterns—in ratcheting up...
Josh Heald, screenwriter of 'Hot Tub Time Machine,' gives advice on how to go from wannabe to working writer.
Award-winning team, Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz, discuss the evolution of adapting 'Love and Other Drugs' for the screen.
Writer of 'The Danish Girl,' Lucinda Coxon, shares her insights on being both a playwright and a screenwriter as well as how she navigates the challenges of the film industry.
I was still learning my craft, studying the greats, and making mistakes. In short, educating myself. Get Low was my enrollment into the graduate program.
Some of my scripts start with research. Some by throwing down as many ideas as I can. I hoped I could answer the bigger question in Shoot 'Em Up. Read more.
What happens when your film becomes a surprise hit, and the inevitable order for a sequel comes down? Writer Thunder Levin explains.
Ronald Shusett, co-writer of 'Alien,' shares invaluable tips on adding suspense to your screenplays, elevating the quality to get a better shot at being greenlit.
Script Magazine follows up with Brian Godawa to see how the past 12 years have treated him and his screenwriting career. We caught up on all things writing and the unexpected turn his career has taken.
Justin D.M. Palmer & Nathan Adloff’s first feature film, Nate & Margaret, was recently acquired for worldwide distribution by Breaking Glass Pictures, after garnering interest from several indie distribution companies — a rare feat for any film prior to a single film festival screening! We asked the duo to tell us about their process …