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BLACK MASS: SCRIPT ANALYSIS with David Kohner Zuckerman


BLACK MASS, the true story of Whitey Bulger, brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf, was based on the book Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, The FBI and a Devil's Deal by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill.

  • Genre: Crime | Drama 113 pages
  • Writer: Mark Mallouk (Bent Road - in development | Rush, A Walk Among the Tombstones - Executive Producer)
  • Director: Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Get Low, Out of the Furnace)
  • Producers: Scott Cooper, John Lesher, Patrick McCormick, Brian Oliver, Tyler Thompson
  • Cast: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Jesse Plemons, Peter Sarsgaard, Dakota Johnson, Corey Stoll
  • Production Cos.: Cross Creek Pictures, RatPac Entertainment Le Grisbi Productions, Vendian Entertainment
  • Budget: Estimated at $65 million
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures | 122 minutes | MPAA Rated R
  • Release: Premiere at Venice Film Fest Sep 4, 2015 | Worldwide Sep 18 




David Kohner Zuckerman will provide in-depth analysis and lead our discussion. David is a Hollywood Producer whose most recent feature, The Fourth Noble Truth, was released earlier this year. One of David's latest films, Strictly Sexual, became the #1 most watched movie of all-time on Hulu, and spawned a TV series. David's producing credits include All I Want for Christmas (Hallmark), Chump Change (Miramax) & Caught in the Act (Lifetime). Before heading DKZ Films, David ran Development for Silver Lion Films, where he worked on Man on Fire & Crocodile Dundee in L.A. Additionally, David is a member of the Producers Guild of America, a licensed psychotherapist, and the owner of the very popular website for writers, 


REGISTER BY FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11 (IF YOU HAVE PAID, YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED) $35 includes copy of screenplay, postage, and sandwiches, snacks & beverages at meeting. 


All transactions final - no refunds, no credits. Discussion leader may be substituted. Cameras and recording devices not permitted. StoryBoard reserves the right to refuse participation of anyone. Admittance to the 20th Century Fox studio lot is a privilege that may be revoked at any time. Government issued photo ID and compliance with all studio regulations required. 

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StoryBoard Screenplay Development Group

StoryBoard Development Group, a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to screenwriting, meets on the 20th Century Fox studio lot on the 2nd Monday of every month for screenwriting analysis and in-depth discussions of current feature film screenplays. A different industry professional leads the group each month.


Read the script, analyze and discuss the screenwriting at the meeting.  Then go see the movie - It's a great experience and a unique opportunity to learn and improve your writing and filmmaking skills. 


Meeting fee includes a copy of the screenplay to be discussed and postage, as well as food and beverages at the meeting. 


Guests and prospective members should be activly involved in screenwriting and/or filmmaking and be familiar with established screenwriting principles and structure. 


Workshops for member screenplays and cost savings available with membership.


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