Interview: Joe Martin Discusses Us and Them

Interview: Joe Martin Discusses Us and Them

With the political and economic unrest felt by the majority of the world, it is timely that Joe Martin’s debut feature film, Us and Them, had its World Premiere at SXSW in the Narrative Spotlight section this year. The film follows Danny, angry and frustrated, as he...
Screenwriting Role Models: Colin Higgins

Screenwriting Role Models: Colin Higgins

A unique voice and iconoclast, Colin Higgins was one of the most important screenwriters of the 1970s and early 1980s. Born in France but raised in Australia by an Australian mother and American father, Higgins was a young man searching for his place in the world....
Writing For Ensemble Casts

Writing For Ensemble Casts

Writing a story with an ensemble cast is like serving a pie with equal slices. You might start with an idea delicious enough for five or more characters, but if you don’t balance them just right during the writing process, one or two of the characters will draw your...