On Thursday, January 3rd, the Producers Guild, Art Directors Guild and Writers Guild all announce their nominees. It is he same day as Oscar ballots are due. The Writers... (Read More)
There isn’t anything better than a great director working with a great screenwriter. Despite how many screenwriters there are in Los Angeles (rumor has it, there are more screenwriters... (Read More)
If you care to watch. There are a few notable writers who are glaringly missing from this.
Recently, I was lucky enough to be invited on NPR to talk about the adapted screenplay race. It surprised host Rachel Martin that the screenplay race, it turned out,... (Read More)
We have a master list of 265 screenplays eligible for Oscar consideration. We need to separate the Adapted from the Originals so that Rob can finish constructing the simulated... (Read More)
@CineVue and @Raindance tweet links to a great resource at raindance.org where you can read and download 8 scripts by Christopher Nolan — Following, Memento, The Prestige, Insomnia, Batman... (Read More)
Adapted for Scorsese’s film version by Oscar nominee John August (Gladiator, The Aviator, Coriolanus).
Since much of a best screenplay nomination hangs on the past pedigrees of the writers, directors and cast, it’s never too soon to begin groping in the dark to... (Read More)
Charles Brackett, Gloria Swanson, and Billy Wilder This list has been around sine 2005, but I had forgotten about it. Worth another look? Nothing since Eternal Sunshine in 2004?... (Read More)
The 2011 finalists for the USC Scripter awards: Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for 127 Hours, adapted from mountain climber Aron Ralston’s autobiography Between a Rock and a Hard... (Read More)