Archive for November 2014

Editing: The Final Re-Write by Stewart Schill

It’s a cliché, of course, but cliches are cliches because they are true (which ironically is also a cliché), that in film and television, editing is “the final re-write”. As a writer whose day job is editing television, I can attest that this...

What’s in a Poster? by Ben Wagner

The feature I worked on for the last three years was released a few months ago. It’s called DEAD WITHIN. You can watch it on just about any video streaming service, or you could run out to Walmart and buy it on DVD.  I’m proud of this film....

The Business of Screenwriting by Peter Gamble

I used to think “write a great script, bury it in your backyard, and you’ll have four agents banging on your door by morning.”  And I thought that for good reasons – because it’s hard to write a good script, and the town...