Lucy Alibar’s screenplay for Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Lucy Alibar’s screenplay for Beasts of the Southern Wild

  Following a year-long journey that began at Sundance and ended in theaters all over…

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WGA Preview
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WGA Preview

On Thursday, January 3rd, the Producers Guild, Art Directors Guild and Writers Guild all announce…

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Oscarwatch: The Writers, Part One: Adapted Screenplays
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Oscarwatch: The Writers, Part One: Adapted Screenplays

There isn’t anything better than a great director working with a great screenwriter. Despite how…

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Writers Roundtable – Boal, Terrio, etc.
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Writers Roundtable – Boal, Terrio, etc.

If you care to watch. ¬†There are a few notable writers who are glaringly missing…

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Oscars 2012: The Adapted Screenplays
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Oscars 2012: The Adapted Screenplays

Recently, I was lucky enough to be invited on NPR to talk about the adapted…

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Sorting Screenplays: Adapted and Original
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Sorting Screenplays: Adapted and Original

We have a master list of 265 screenplays eligible for Oscar consideration.¬† We need to…

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Download 8 screenplays by Christopher Nolan
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Download 8 screenplays by Christopher Nolan

@CineVue and @Raindance tweet links to a great resource at raindance.org where you can read…

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Author Brian Selznick talks about Hugo Cabret
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Author Brian Selznick talks about Hugo Cabret

Adapted for Scorsese’s film version by Oscar nominee John August (Gladiator, The Aviator, Coriolanus).

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Sight unseen, scouting out the best screenplays of 2011
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Sight unseen, scouting out the best screenplays of 2011

Since much of a best screenplay nomination hangs on the past pedigrees of the writers,…

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Writers Guild chooses 101 Greatest Screenplays
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Writers Guild chooses 101 Greatest Screenplays

Charles Brackett, Gloria Swanson, and Billy Wilder This list has been around sine 2005, but…

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