It’s Always Sunny/ Star Wars

On episode 299 of Scriptnotes it was a special live show where they had special guests Rob McElhenny, the creator of ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ and Rian Johnson, the writer and director for the upcoming ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’. The conversation from both of them was entertaining as well as inspirational for up… Continue reading It’s Always Sunny/ Star Wars

Get Out & Netflix Make Their Own Rules

‘Award’s Race Disruption: Why ‘Get Out’ and Netflix Can Afford to Rewrite the Rules‘ written by Anne Thompson for Indiewire explains how Netflix and Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ play by their own rules when it comes to award season. This year’s huge success ‘Get Out’ is starting to enter the conversation when it comes to… Continue reading Get Out & Netflix Make Their Own Rules

Buzzfeed To Develop Original Documentaries

‘BuzzFeed Hires Cinetic Exec for Original Documentary Push‘ written by Graham Winfrey for Indiewire, he goes into detail about how the popular website BuzzFeed is developing documentary features and series based on the company’s original reporting. Line Troubh, head of Kinetic Media has recently been hired by BuzzFeed Motion Pictures to newly developed position of… Continue reading Buzzfeed To Develop Original Documentaries

The Return of the ’90s Film Boom? Yes, If Amazon Has Anything to Say About It

In the Indiewire article ‘How Amazon and Ted Hope Are Trying to Bring Back the ’90s Indie Film Boom‘ writer Chris O’Falt discusses Amazon’s recent business deals and plans for the company to become the new home of art house films. On May 2, Amazon studios announced that it signed an exclusive first-look deal with Bona… Continue reading The Return of the ’90s Film Boom? Yes, If Amazon Has Anything to Say About It

Moving Characters

On episode 298 of Scriptnotes Craig Mazen brings up the topic of character movement when written in a screenplay. He and John August bring up many fascinating and interesting ideas and input on the subject. Craig opens the discussion with talking about the importance of character movement when it comes to blocking but also to… Continue reading Moving Characters

Twenty Year Old Writes, Directs, and Stars In Her Debut Film ‘Blame’

In the article from ‘How A 20 Year Old Filmaker Wrote, Directed and Starred In Her Feature Directorial Debut — Tribeca 2017’ from Indiewire, Kate Erbland writes about Quinn Shephard and what she did to get her film made and into Tribeca. At the age of fifteen, Quinn Shephard came up with the idea for her… Continue reading Twenty Year Old Writes, Directs, and Stars In Her Debut Film ‘Blame’