Tag Archive for Hollywood

The Better Way to Tell Your Story

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When we took over the email content for a tech client, we were just hoping for a healthy improvement in customer response….

Film Production: Why The DP is Your MVP

on April 12, 2016 by

I’m mentoring a young friend through the process of writing and directing his first feature, which he’ll shoot in a year; he’s…

Oscar Race: The Uphill Battle of the...

on November 19, 2014 by

I first stumbled on the theory of multiple intelligences around a decade ago while training at a boxing gym in…

Filmmaking: Is Voice-over Narration...

on November 5, 2014 by

A couple of weeks ago I was in a preliminary meeting for a TV series I am being commissioned to write. One…

REVIEW: How Hollywood Won the Marriage...

on October 23, 2014 by

I was privileged to attend a screening of The Case Against 8 at LACMA the other night, hosted by the New York…

SCARLETT’S LETTERS: Point to Point

on October 20, 2014 by

{Un point est définitif, et puis il y a x, y et z}

Dear James and James,

Just arrived back in Paris…

Keep It Simple, Showrunner

on October 9, 2014 by

Let me start with the obvious caveat that I am deeply and inherently prejudiced in favor of the particular form of narrative…

Jennifer Lawrence and The Great...

on September 2, 2014 by

America’s sweetheart had quite the Labor Day weekend. The nudes leaked of Jennifer Lawrence and a bevvy of lesser female stars and…

The Golden Age of Television: A Summer...

on August 4, 2014 by

Here’s what you think about HBO’s The Leftovers: You have no idea what to think. It’s the weirdest show outside of Adult…

The Creative Process: When Rewriting...

on July 29, 2014 by

“Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.”
Meister Eckhart
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My friend Will Chancellor had a reading of his first…