by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) David Hoberman has brought some of the world’s most beloved stories to the screen. From Beauty and the Beast to The Muppets, Hoberman has developed a knack for crafting films that appeal to the widest ranges of audiences. He was nominated for an Oscar in 2011 for The Fighter but has continued
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Every year a few new Christmas movies are thrust upon theater audiences, and they are usually forgotten well before December 25. But once in a while, a movie strikes a chord and gives us something new to look forward to each holiday season. Any list of
by Douglas Eboch (@dougeboch) & Ken Aguado (@kaguado) In part one and part two of this series, we discussed what the various talent representatives (agents, managers, and lawyers) do, and what you must do to attain representation. In this final piece, we’ll discuss how you can work your way into
The Lost City of Z screenplay was written by James Gray based on the book by David Grann.
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) One of the most fascinating and under-discussed characters in Wonder Woman is the villain, Dr. Poison. She is an intelligent woman, immersed in her work, but driven by hatred that causes her to develop vicious methods of inflicting pain on humanity. Her most striking physical characteristic is a mask
by Douglas Eboch (@dougeboch) & Ken Aguado (@kaguado) In part one of this article, we summarized what the various representatives do in Hollywood. Now let’s get back to our original question: “How do I get an agent?” As we said last time, this is actually a placeholder for the real question: “How
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Coming of age stories have long been a staple of storytelling. Since the early days of film and television, audiences have enjoyed watching characters that mature before our very eyes. These stories usually offer hard lessons that only experience and living life can teach us. They usually
The Brad’s Status screenplay was written by Mike White.
by Douglas Eboch (@dougeboch) & Ken Aguado (@kaguado) As established members of the entertainment community, we are frequently asked to speak to aspiring filmmakers. And with the success of our book, The Hollywood Pitching Bible, the number of speaking invitations has greatly increased. We are now regularly invited to speak at
The Big Sick screenplay was written by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani. This marks the start of award season screenplays showing up online. We should have lots more top scripts from this year over the next few months!