Ernst Lubitsch was a director in the golden age of cinema. He started directing films in Germany, then came to America during the peak of the silent era and directed some of the great classics of that time. He transitioned gracefully into the era of the talkie, but "the Lubitsch touch" has little to do... Continue Reading →
There seems to be this misconception that all the best writers wake up very early and do their work first thing in the morning. Thankfully for those of us who enjoy our sleep, BrainPickings has dispelled the myth that you need to rise early to be a good writer with the below infographic. It lays... Continue Reading →
The Hollywood Reporter recently held their annual Writer Roundtable, and they invited some of the hottest names in screenwriting.
BAFTA has shared a wonderful short video in which half a dozen screenwriters discuss how they prepare to write.
Charlie Schmidlin of IndieWire has shared a great video of a roundtable discussion put together by The Hollywood Reporter with some of the top showrunners working in television today
This advice applies to all sorts of professionals, not just screenwriters.
William Goldman is one of the most successful and sage screenwriters currently working in Hollywood.
In this video Kal Bashir of How to Structure a Successful Story recently laid out a story map for Iron Man 3.
Film.com has put together a wonderful list complete with video clips of the fifty best opening film scenes of all time.
Christopher Boone of NoFilmSchool.com has put together five videos of award-winning screenwriters talking about their writing process.