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- Bill Martell about the intelligent and entertaining DISTRICT 9.
- Who is surprised? A sequel/prequel of DISTRICT 9 is in the works.
- Read this on The Rouge Wave if you want to write a TV spec.
- Lisa Klink shares some thoughts on the characters in MAD MEN.
- Craig Mazin: Is the writer’s struggle necessary for creative success?
- CinemaBlend interviews screenwriter/studio suit James Schamus.
- It helps the writer to understand the actor, says Alex Epstein.
- One less door for Aussie screenwriters to knock on. SEED closes.
- Another round of introspection for the Australian film industry.
- The director of a Small Australian Film feels the need to respond.
- Lynden Barber’s issues with the Small Australian Film
Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplayat age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in international acquisition, development and production. He co-wrote Danger Close, the biggest budget Australian film of the decade, and has trained and consulted all over the world, including award-winners and Academy Award nominees. Karel ranks among the most influential people for screenwriting on social media, and speaks a handful of European languages, which he is still trying to find a use for in his present hometown of Sydney, Australia