The Writer: Lawrence Kasdan is the writer of some of the best, most loved movies of the last forty years. He’s at the heart of the Star Wars franchise — he wrote The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi as well as the upcoming seventh installment, The Force Awakens
The Writer: Michael Arndt has one of those careers that I think most screenwriters would love to emulate. He was a Nicholl semifinalist in 1991 and 2001 before winning the Best Screenplay Oscar for Little Miss Sunshine. He wrote Toy Story 3, perhaps the most beloved animated film of our generation,
Joe Eszterhas is one of the most financially successful screenwriters of all time.
Charlie Kaufman is one of my screenwriting heroes. People either hate his movies or love them, and I fall into the latter category.
Few writers have a style quite as distinctive as Quentin Tarantino.
London-born Christopher Nolan is responsible for some of the best action-packed, mind-bending films of the last decade.
Paddy Chayefsky is one of those names that every writer should know.
By Hollywood standards Dustin Lance Black is still a very young writer, and yet he has already picked up an Oscar, found major success in film and television, and made his name as a screenwriting powerhouse.
John Logan may not be a name that you know, but you should. With a background as a playwright, Logan made the switch to the silver screen with his first spec script, Any Given Sunday.
Nora Ephron is the undisputed queen of the romantic comedy.