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Documentary filmmaker Kate Novack steps into what André Leon Talley calls the “chiffon trenches” for an intimate look at the fashion icon and former Vogue editor in her new film, The Gospel According to André. Novack, who wrote and produced the Emmy® Award-nominated...read more
Congratulations! You’ve just completed the first draft of your screenplay and you’re ready to go out into the world with hopes of turning it into a visionary cinematic experience. But wait! You just realized the story would work better as a stage play - you don’t want...read more
Film is commonly called a collaborative medium and with good reason. Unless you’re a world-renowned writer-director (an “auteur,” as the French would say), you’re going to have people helping you shape your script at many stages. Below are six scenarios — six degrees...read more
The Groundbreakers Screening Series, presented by the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW), shows films that made cultural impacts with themes that were progressive for their time. On May 3, the series’ double screening featured Mike Judge’s Idiocracy (2006) and Alan...read more
When Northern California native Aaron W. Sala submitted his horror-thriller script to the 2017 Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition, he was hoping for some unbiased professional notes. What he got after becoming a finalist was representation and the interest of...read more