We at LA Screenwriter have found that novice screenwriters often struggle with the problem of “the rules,” erring either on the side of formula or of complete disregard for structure. With that in mind, we’ve asked working writers what rules–either flexible or inflexible–guide their writing.
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The Writer: Scott Frank is one of those writers whose name you should definitely know. He’s up there with the greats like Woody Allen, Billy Wilder, and the Epsteins. A few years back, Scott gave a great lecture for BAFTA that is well worth the listen. In it, you’ll get Scott’s rules of screenwriting. Scott… Continue Reading →
by Angela Guess As 2013 comes to a close, we wanted to share the articles, interviews, and scripts that our wonderful readers enjoyed the most this year. It’s been a record-breaking year over here at LA Screenwriter, and we plan to bring you all sorts of new and informative content in 2014. Bookmark this page… Continue Reading →
Joe talks about how he got his break, his daily work routine, writing assignments, independent film financing, and why it’s so important to live in LA.