Producers and development executives love timely stories because they resonate with modern viewers and today’s hot topics are a great marketing hook. But, fresh stories should be driven by fresh characters—tweaking a psychological flaw can help with that.
Script contributor Tara Bennett speaks with current sci-fi showrunners Jeff Rake (Manifest), Chris Sheridan (Resident Alien), J.H. Wyman (Debris) and Todd Helbing (Superman & Lois) about how they’ve approached making successful, mainstream sci-fi TV today.
“It’s who you know.” That’s an apt quote for making it in the entertainment industry. But why? Primarily, because of trust and efficiency.
Neurosurgeon Dr. Oren Gottfried shares his journey from working as a surgeon to offering his expertise and wealth of knowledge to hit medical TV dramas like 'The Good Doctor' and 'Chicago Med', as well as his path to his first 'story by' credit.
Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews 'Take Out Girl' director/co-writer Hisonni Johnson about his filmmaking journey starting out in Milwaukee, surrounded by a crack epidemic and gang violence, to picking up his first camera, moving to Los Angeles, and creating universal stories for people by the people.
In this news column, Script contributor Nanea Taylor shines the spotlight on screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy.
How can the intimacy of the live theatre experience sustain during the pandemic? The connection forged between audience and production is unique to each performance. Theatres are finding unique ways to develop plays within these strictures and unknowns.
In this new video series, host Cherry Davis will speak with mentees and mentors from WOCUnite and #StartWith8Hollywood, about their writing journeys, how they got involved with the mentorship program and so much more!
A movie twenty years in the making, director Stephen Maxwell Johnson shares insight his filmmaking journey, the inspiration and research behind making 'High Ground' and what’s next in store for him.
Tom has three films nominated for Oscars for screenwriting and one that could have been: 'Nomadland', 'Minari', 'Promising Young Woman', and 'Ammonite'.
Celebrating the Female Screenwriters Who Came Before Us: Dorothy Parker
'What Lies West' writer/director Jessica Ellis shares insight about her journey to making her directorial feature debut, crowdfunding, and her future in directing.