month : 09/2013 3 results

"How I got 72 Script Requests!" With Screenwriter J.T. Quinn

Our ScreenwritingU Alumni just came back from the InkTip Pitch Summit and had a lot of success.  Every day right now, more script requests are rolling in for the group.  But one person stood out.  J.T. Quinn Going in with 12 scripts, J.T. and his partner used a different strategy up front -- They asked the producers what kind of comedy they ...

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 Screenwriters Chat with ScreenwritingU

How do you go from writing a hard R-rated film like Horrible Bosses to PG-13 magic movie like The Incredible Burt Wonderstone to an animation film with walking food? Very carefully, says Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. “The process in animation is obviously very different from ...

Writer/director Joe Swanberg on DRINKING BUDDIES

He doesn’t write a full script. He doesn’t write dialog. And he doesn’t care if it turns out exactly how it is on the page. Writer/director Joe Swanberg’s take on screenwriting will blow your mind. “I’m a pretty collaborative person,” says Swanberg. He finds mixing a documentary style of filmmaking with actors’ improv creates the ...
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