Shanee Edwards graduated from UCLA Film School with an MFA in Screenwriting and is currently the film critic for SheKnows.com. She recently won the Next MacGyver television writing competition to create a TV show about a female engineer. Her pilot, Ada and the Machine, is currently in development with America Ferrera's Take Fountain Productions. You can follow her on Twitter: @ShaneeEdwards
The emotionally powerful film Lion is both a fairytale and a nightmare at the same time.
The first half of the movie tells the real-life survival story of an Indian boy named Saroo (Sunny Pawar), who gets lost in a train station when he’s just five-years old (the nightmare). The second half of the film focuses on Saroo (Dev Patel), as an ...
Justin Malen, along with screenwriters Laura Solon and Dan Mazer, each added their wit, personal experience and twisted holiday spirit to Office Christmas Party, making it one of the funniest films of the year.
As a former corporate lawyer, Malen is very familiar with office culture and stiff holiday parties. To write this screenplay, he ...
“I made a huge error in the script-writing process. I put the car crash at the midpoint. In the script it’s page 60 and we shot it like that,” says Ben Younger, screenwriter of Bleed for This. Check out ScreenwritingU's interview with him to see how he fixed it.
You need to know about The Blood List, an annual survey of screenplays compiled of the best dark scripts that fit into the wide horror genre. We sat down with The Blood List creator, Kailey Marsh, to find out more.