SELLING YOUR SCREENPLAY: Ep 437 - Writing A Contained Horror Movie

Ashley Scott Meyers • June 27, 2022

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Neil McCay, Writer/Director of 'Trip' (2022). Neil McCay talks about why he chose to write a limited location Horror movie and the things he had to consider by making a contained movie.This week...

How Director Pete Chatmon Dove into the Mind Palace of ‘The Flight Attendant’

Sadie Dean • June 24, 2022

Director Pete Chatmon shares with Script about his approach to directing episode five of season two, how he approaches breaking down a character's emotional journey, his filmmaking journey and more!Director Pete Chatmon shares with Script about his...

Six Adaptation Steps Before You Adapt That Book

Dave Trottier • June 24, 2022

You’ve found a novel, short story, or stage play that would be perfect for a movie. And now you want to adapt it. How do you go about it? Is the process the same for both famous works and unknown works? And what are the legal...

Developing the Short Story: An Interview with C. Robert Cargill and Scott Derrickson about 'The...

Sonya Alexander • June 24, 2022

Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill have become maestros of the macabre. They’re a perfect example of a writing duo that’s in sync.Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill have become maestros of the macabre. They’re a perfect...

Not Just Another Pretty Face: 'Elvis' Film Review

Sonya Alexander • June 23, 2022

Baz Luhrmann’s vivacious directing style is his signature. Elvis is deified and not examined as a person. We don’t find out any information we don’t already know. It just takes the easy route in portraying a complicated soul who...

Writing the Immigrant Experience with HBO Max's 'Gordita Chronicles' Creator Claudia Forestieri and...

Sadie Dean • June 23, 2022

Claudia Forestieri and Brigitte Muñoz-Liebowitz speak with Script about the show's conception, their approach to finding the comedy within their lived experiences, staffing their room with diverse voices, the importance of telling and seeing...

Being a Story Custodian: A Conversation with 'Rise' Screenwriter Arash Amel

Sonya Alexander • June 23, 2022

The Antetokounmpos family story couldn’t have been placed in better hands than with screenwriter Arash Amel. The 'A Private War' writer, through artful storytelling and characters cemented in their values, quietly and confidently conveys a...

Where Genre Has No Limits: Spotlight on Screenwriter Delé Adams

Nanea Taylor • June 23, 2022

Screenwriter Delé Adams shares with Script his favorite genres to write in, what inspired him to become a screenwriter and the importance of not shying away from feedback.Screenwriter Delé Adams shares with Script his favorite genres...

Character Study with ‘Apples’ Filmmaker Christos Nikou

Sadie Dean • June 22, 2022

Christos Nikou speaks with Script about his feature directorial debut, how and when this story idea came to be, his interest in character studies and the creative choices behind the aspect ratio, and much more.Christos Nikou speaks with Script...

The Soul of the Story: An Interview with 'The Essex Serpent' Writer and Executive Producer Anna...

Sadie Dean • June 22, 2022

Anna Symon speaks with Script about the adaptation process, the amount of research she and the writer's room conducted, charting character arcs, and she share's invaluable advice for writers interested in adapting a book into a screenplay.Anna...

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