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Ted Campbell

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Dale Winton

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Rodolfo Alvarado

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Johnny Gilligan

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29 Award Wins

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Matthew Papadopoulos

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THE REAL THING - Athens International Monthly Art Film Festival (2020)

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Stéphanie Joalland

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Kim Hornsby

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Danielle Nicki

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T. Siena

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Larry Coleman

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11 Award Wins

EBO Advances in the Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Short Competition

Rain Story

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THE PECULIAR PREDICAMENTS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER RATS Published Book

Rae Jones

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John Hartfield

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1 Award Win

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John Young

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Oscar Winner Danis Tanovic Boards Serbian-Hungarian Comedy-Drama Series ‘Frust’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Christopher Vourlias • March 02, 2021

Oscar-winning director Danis Tanovic (“No Man’s Land”) has boarded the high-end comedy-drama series “Frust,” which is currently being developed by Serbia’s Firefly Prods. and Hungary’s Joyrider. The...

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Alamo Drafthouse Will Continue COVID-19 Safety Measures in Texas Despite State Reopening

Ellise Shafer • March 02, 2021

The Texas-born movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse has announced that it will keep its COVID-19 safety measures in place, despite Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order lifting the mask mandate and...

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‘What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?’ Review: A Georgian Romance in Love With Love, Soccer,...

Jessica Kiang • March 03, 2021

“Attention!” bawls an onscreen title, or rather its subtitle, given that the original is written in Georgia’s lovely curly alphabet. “Dear Audience, please close your eyes at the first...

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Mike Sneesby Appointed CEO of Australia’s Nine Entertainment

Patrick Frater • March 02, 2021

Mike Sneesby, currently the head of Australian streamer Stan, has been appointed CEO of its parent group Nine Entertainment. His elevation follows the imminent departure of Hugh Marks and other board room changes...

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Ed Harris To Direct Robert Duvall, Garrett Hedlund In ‘The Ploughmen’

Mike Fleming Jr • March 02, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Ed Harris has set Robert Duvall and Garret Hedlund to star in The Ploughmen. This will be the third film that Harris directs, after Pollock and Appaloosa. Harris wrote the screenplay, adapted from Kim...

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Meghan Markle “Saddened” By Explosive Report Revealing Her Former Kensington Palace Comms...

Jake Kanter • March 03, 2021

Meghan Markle is said to be “saddened” by an explosive report in The Times Of London, which has seen an email sent by her former Kensington Palace communications secretary raising concerns about her...

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Alec Mapa Joins Alec Baldwin & Kelsey Grammer In ABC Comedy Series

Nellie Andreeva • March 02, 2021

Actor-comedian Alec Mapa (Doom Patrol, Ugly Betty) has been cast as the co-lead opposite Alec Baldwin and Kelsey Grammer in ABC’s straight-to-series multi-camera comedy from Modern...

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Fremantle-Owned Wildside Bags Italian Remake Rights To Argentinian Box Office Smash ‘Lion’s...

Tom Grater • March 03, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Lion’s Heart (Corazón de León), which is one of the most successful Argentinian movies of all time with more than two million cinema tickets sold, will be getting the Italian remake treatment after...

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“An Apocalyptic Love Story” Writer Steve Mallory Talks ‘Superintelligence’

Creative Screenwriting Magazine • February 15, 2021

We all knew it was bound to happen. Not if, but when… Sentient AI becomes self-aware and plots its path to wipe out humanity. This is the plot of Superintelligence starring Melissa McCarthy (Carol...

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“Writing Impactful Jokes For Satire” Says Megan Ganz, TV Comedy Writer.

Brock Swinson • February 12, 2021

“Writing Impactful Jokes For Satire” Says Megan Ganz, TV Comedy Writer On ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ & ‘Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet’: Megan Ganz...

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How Has The Character Of James Bond Evolved? (Part 2)

Michael Lee Simpson • February 08, 2021

This is the second part of our series on the evolution of James Bond and his immense cultural impact. It all began in the imagination of Ian Lancaster Fleming, a prolific British writer, and Naval Intelligence...

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How Has The Character Of James Bond Evolved? (Part 1)

Michael Lee Simpson • February 08, 2021

Dry Vodka Martini – Shaken Not Stirred. That famous drink immortalized by Sean Connery (James Bond) will forever live in our collective drinking psyches. Connery may have passed earlier this year, but...

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From the Over Describer to the Compulsive Recapper

James Napoli • February 08, 2021

From the Over Describer to the Compulsive Recapper: Eight Screenwriting Screw-ups to Avoid:Many of the most common mistakes found in screenplays are also easy to rectify. So if you are working on a screenplay of...

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The Biggest Tragedy Of All

Corey Mandell • February 08, 2021

Why are some writers able to achieve careers while most aren’t?After three decades of research into what separates those who are able to achieve creative success from those who aren’t, Stanford...

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Marketability

Ruth Atkinson • February 05, 2021

So what’s this thing called marketability and do I need to worry about it as I write?As a script consultant this is a question I’ve been asked by writers many times and it’s a good one....

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Formulaic is Good!

Dennis MaGee Fallon • February 05, 2021

Screenwriting guru Michael Hauge on the balancing act all commercial screenwriters must perform.Films follow patterns. TV shows have arcs. Narratives have structure. No matter the medium, stories seem to repeat the...

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