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, please send it to me.)... Continue Reading →
You have to follow [a question] 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.
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 at Buzzfeed. Here are a... Continue Reading →