Great conversations about screenwriting
Joe Forte - The Man Who Saved Ben-Hur
July 26, 2016 11:40 AM PDT
A conversation with filmmaker Joe Forte and his new documentary THE MAN WHO SAVED BEN-HUR, which is now available on Amazon, iTunes, and DVD.Adrienne Biddle
March 25, 2016 10:13 AM PDT
A conversation with producer Adrienne Biddle of Unbroken Pictures.Meg LeFauve - Revisited
February 24, 2016 07:40 AM PST
It's the week of the Academy Awards and Meg LeFauve is nominated for an Oscar for her work on INSIDE OUT. We revisit the conversation we had with her before the movie's release last summer.Meg LeFauve
June 17, 2015 09:46 AM PDT
Meg LeFauve talks about her career and how she transitioned from being a producer and President at Egg Pictures to a working screenwriter where she landed a writing assignment on Pixar's INSIDE OUT.
INSIDE OUT hits theaters this Friday, June 19th.Frederick Mensch
May 27, 2015 08:59 AM PDT
Frederick Mensch, the writer of NIGHTINGALE, talks about his career and how his movie went from script to screen.
NIGHTINGALE premieres on HBO May 29th at 9pm.
Frederick also runs MovieBytes.com, the most comprehensive database of screenwriting contest info, with a free weekly newsletter that goes out to more than 21,000 email subscribers.Patrick Tobin
December 08, 2014 05:08 PM PST
Patrick Tobin, the writer of the soon-to-be released CAKE, sits down to discuss how his script got from the page to screen.Episode 109: Writing for Four Quadrants
August 05, 2013 03:14 AM PDT
Recorded at CineStory 2012, in this session development executives Jessica Julius and Leah Estrin discuss what it takes to write for all four quadrants, what works in family films, what doesn't and why.Episode 108: What's In A Concept?
July 08, 2013 04:09 PM PDT
This month we share with you a discussion about the most fundamental element of a screenplay: its concept.
Recorded at CineStory 2012, in this session pro writers Mark Fergus and Philip Eisner discuss what makes for a great concept. Between them, Mark and Philip have been responsible for films such as CHILDREN OF MEN, IRON MAN and EVENT HORIZON.Episode 107: CineStory Beginnings
March 11, 2013 05:58 PM PDT
In this episode we talk to CineStory co-founder and Executive Director Emeritus, Pamela Pierce, about why she founded the organization, how the industry has changed over the past two decades and what screenwriters need to know today.Episode 106: The Hyphenate Question
February 13, 2013 01:59 PM PST
From writer-directors to writer-producers, many writers make their mark by wearing two hats. What kinds of opportunities does the hyphenate open up? Does having a reel, short film or webseries that you directed or produced add value to your career?
In this informal room from the 2012 Retreat, Seth Jaret, CEO of Content Engine, and Josh, a literary manager, speak to this question and the implications of the changing mediaverse for writers trying to succeed in today's Hollywood.
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