Jurassic World: Dominion’s Writers on Crafting Powerful, High Stakes Action Sequences
It’s hard to believe that Steven Spielberg’s original Jurassic Park hit theaters way back in 1993, terrifying and inspiring a whole new generation of paleontologists and young dinosaur enthusiasts. Three decades later it seems we still haven’t learned our lesson about experimenting with ancient genetics and the second movie franchise ...
5 Tips on Writing Opening Scenes
When we talk about screenwriting rules, Hollywood legend Frank Capra said it best: “There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.”
The Meg writers on meeting and dodging expectations of a summer blockbuster
But as more summer blockbusters get made, and as audiences get more savvy, writing a screenplay that will feel satisfying on screen becomes more difficult. Luckily, I was able to sit down with all three of The Meg’s writers to talk about the challenges of both meeting and subverting the audience’s expectations.
5 Things To Know Before Writing That Science Fiction Script
Science fiction movies are a perennial favorite among movie audiences. They dazzle us with intriguing concepts, strange terrors and stunning visions of our future. Some of the highest grossing films in Hollywood have been sci-fi driven.
Writer/director Colin Trevorrow on JURASSIC WORLD
Soon after making the little movie that everyone loved — Safety Not Guaranteed — writer/director Colin Trevorrow was approached by producer Frank Marshall to talk about a “little dinosaur movie.” The move was not little and neither were the dinosaurs. Marshall wanted Trevorrow to try his hand at re-writing Jurassic World, the fourth ...