Thomas Mentel recently shared a list of the five highest-grossing screenwriters of all time.
The Writer: Stanley Kubrick is widely considered one of the best writers and directors of all time and is particularly respected for his ability to master an obscenely wide range of film genres. His films range from suspense (The Shining) to science fiction (2001: A Space Odyssey) to comedy (Dr. Strangelove). James Cameron has said... Continue Reading →
Ben Hecht won the first ever Oscar given for screenwriting (at the time the category was called "Best Original Story") in 1927.