[Video]: Writers Roundtable

A look at the life of the modern film and TV writer: The Hollywood Reporter sits down with Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar), Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything), Jon Favreau (Chef), Chris Rock (Top Five), Graham Moore (The Imitation Game) join THR’s executive editor Matt Belloni. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP3U_6CHO5Y

Best of the Web 16 Nov

Story & Structure :: Gone Girl script :: The Writer Of “Interstellar” Thinks We Need To Leave Earth Script Perfection :: The Imitation Game’ – Interview with Screenwriter Graham Moore :: Sorkin Discusses Jobs Movies and the Pressures of Writing Pitching & Selling :: The Black List Analysed. Would it Help You in Picking Genres? … Read more

The First Rule Of Screenwriting: Strong Concept

Last month I broke a record for the year. I saw three movies at the cinema that I truly enjoyed (and I only watched¬†three). One of these three failed spectacularly at the box office: the Australian crime-action flick SON OF A GUN, written and competently directed by newcomer Julius Avery. It is by far the … Read more