Tag Archive for Hollywood

The Email That Crashed a Call Center

on December 9, 2014 by

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

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…

Film Production: Why The DP is Your MVP

on October 2, 2014 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…

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…