Uzo Aduba as Virginia in the drama “MISS VIRGINIA,” a Vertical Entertainment release. Photo courtesy of Vertical Entertainment. by Carrie Harris (@carrharr) This week, I had the opportunity to take in an advance screening of Miss Virginia and sit down for a chat with director R.J. Daniel Hanna. Miss Virginia is based on the life... Continue Reading →
[Editor's Note: This is the first installment of a new column here on LA Screenwriter. Every Thursday, we will post an interview with a top screenwriting consultant. These interviews will highlight the deep experience of each consultant and answer your most pressing questions about writing great scripts and succeeding in this highly competitive industry.] by... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) True stories have fascinated audiences since the early days of storytelling. Knowing a story is based on actual events sparks interest in films that might never draw the curiosity of the average moviegoer. These stories often carry a weight of truth in their themes not always found in the fictional narrative. It’s... Continue Reading →
Richard Walter has shared some excellent advice for screenwriters on The Wrap which essentially boils down to one point: Lie.