by Ashley Scott Meyers This week I talk with writer/director/producer Justin Price about his latest film, The 13th Friday. We also talk about how he launched his career and how he's been able to keep himself busy making movies -- eight films in the last two years! You can listen to the audio portion of... Continue Reading →
We thought we'd have some fun today comparing ourselves to the greats. Find out whether you're more of a student of the Coen brothers or a disciple of Nora Ephron. Remember to share your results!
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with horror/thriller writer Aaron B. Koontz. We talk about his latest film, Camera Obscura, and how he left his previous career to pursue filmmaking full time. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week's episode of the podcast I talk with screenwriter, producer, and director Erin R. Dooley about her new documentary project as well as her numerous short films. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rivMuwPOj-U&w=640&h=360] You... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week's episode of the podcast I talk with writer/director team Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell about how they made their new film, Claire In Motion starring Betsy Brandt. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. [youtube... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I sit down with screenwriter and director Darren Lynn Bousman about his latest film Abattoir. We also discuss his early days as a struggling writer and how he got his first break with Lionsgate when he got to write and direct Saw II. You can... Continue Reading →
by Ken Aguado (@kaguado) Whenever I speak to aspiring screenwriters, I always go out of my way to emphasize the importance of being legally prepared. Not surprisingly, most screenwriters come to their interest in writing from a place of artistic passion, and so things like legal matters are not as high on their list of priorities.... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa Failure is part of every writer's life. A big part. We all fail for years before we find success. Rather than feeling bad about that, perhaps we should take a moment to think about the ways that failure makes us better writers and better people. Debbie Millman -- a writer, educator, and... Continue Reading →
A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.
I always claim that the writer has done 90 percent of the director's work.