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Amid speculation that Casey Affleck’s new documentary about Joaquin Phoenix is a hoax, Affleck tells USA Today that the WGA insisted on giving him writing credit
, intimating that he did not write it. Is the WGA really forcing credits on non-writers? Or is the picture a carefully crafted hoax for which the writers deserve credit?
Right now at JohnAugust.com is a good discussion about taking meetings without an agent or manager. It is worth checking out.
Once in a great while, the curtain is drawn back and the insides are splayed open for all to see. The Artful Writer does it on a regular basis. If you want to know what first-tier writers who have everything they ever dreamed of argue about, and how brutal they can be, check this out….
P.S. Reserve a half hour and read the whole thing. It’s worth it.
Fox just sued a wanna-be screenwriter, single mother, day-job woman who posted scripts on her blog for “educati0onal purposes”. They want close to $12 million bucks from her in damages. If you’d like to see the actual Complaint, download the pdf here