We knew it would happen sooner or later. Well, it’s sooner. Screenwriting – a screenwriting app for the iPad. And it’s only $6.99. Cool….
Movieline has done a nice interview with screenwriter Rowan Joffe, writer of The American, starring George Clooney.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, screenwriter Jonas McCord tells WSJ that his screenplay for the in-development Ronald Reagan biopic will make you love him. The picture apparently has no director, cast or distributor so far, which means likely no money for its $30 million budget, but is managing to kick up a lot of noise.
Adult entertainment industry newswire Xbiz reports that the WGA is collecting foreign levies (royalties) for screenwriters of adult films.
Sheldon Turner plays hard at being a screenwriter, and it shows. He is credited with the recent “Up In The Air” (a terrific script) and, according to IMDB, has more than a dozen projects in development. Hear him talk about writing and the biz.
Know your screenwriters. Paul Haggis is an interesting and complex character; he is a screenwriter. His credits span from Walker, Texas Ranger to the Oscar nominated screenplay for Million Dollar Baby to the Oscar winning screenplay for Crash. He was a writer on Casino Royale, the first James Bond reboot, and its follow up Quantum of Solace. He is one of the few important Hollywood figures to publicly renounce Scientology. You can read his interesting bio here, and/or listen to him discuss screenwriting in this interview….
Writer and screenwriter – “On The Waterfront”; “What Makes Sammy Run”. See his obituary here.
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Enough. Now go write.