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Stronger tells the true story of Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, directed by David Gordon Green, and written by John Pollono (based on Bauman's memoir), the film is a highly emotional and ultimately...read more
Fruitvale Station, Swiss Army Man, and Beasts of the Southern Wild. These and many more feature films have one thing in common: The filmmakers behind these brilliant movies developed their skills through the Sundance Institute and the Feature Film Program. The...read more
Show creators hail from all types of backgrounds. A master’s in screenwriting might teach you about storytelling, but it’s not the only path. Mike Roberts trained in classical animation and storyboarding. He did animation for years for documentaries and an advertising...read more
The venerable screenwriting instructor Robert McKee is not only a knowledgeable craftsman, but also a fan of well-spun tales, whether on stage, in books, or on screen. Creator of the three-day STORY seminar—and a celebrity among academics, thanks to Brian Cox’s...read more
Navigating the world of screenwriting is tricky, whether a writer is struggling to make a protagonist’s journey compelling or trying to get a foot in the door. The Entertainment Industry Association of Consultants & Educators (EIACE) is a nonprofit group of film...read more