The Last Flag Flying screenplay was written by Richard Linklater & Darryl Ponicsan based on the novel by Darryl Ponicsan.
The Dazed and Confused script was written by Richard Linklater.
The Boyhood script was written by Richard Linklater. This is the script that is up “for consideration.” Not sure whether the whole thing was put together before the movie actually finished shooting. It may be closer to a transcript than a true screenplay.
Whatever story you want to tell, tell it at the right size.
The Writer: Richard Linklater is a genius. Period. He’s one of the most innovative writers and directors working in film today, as his recent film Boyhood certainly attests. (If you haven’t seen Boyhood yet, go to a theater right now. It’s that good. And if you have the script, please,
You have to follow through production, post-production, and then some. If you can ever get into something and have it all figured out, then you probably shouldn’t make a film about it. Then, you’re done.
The release of Boyhood has reminded me just how much I love Richard Linklater. He wrote the Before Sunset script as the follow up to Before Sunrise. You can also read the third piece of the trilogy, Before Midnight, and you can purchase a book containing both Before Sunrise and Before Sunset
Jordan Zakarin of Buzzfeed went a little crazy and put together a pretty massive collection of advice from some of the most successful writers working in Hollywood today. He asked them all questions about their creative process, developing characters, dialogue, and much more. Go through the treasure trove of insights
The Before Midnight script was written by Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Julie Delpy.