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Jeffrey Berman

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Juliet Landau Takes Flight

(1) Comments | Posted February 26, 2010 | 5:35 AM

Juliet Landau is a renaissance woman. She acts, writes, directs, produces, edits and for all I know, dances a mean tango, too.

So when Gary Oldman agreed to direct a music video shot entirely on Nokia cell phones for the Jewish Hip Hop band, Chutzpah he realized his three-day odyssey...

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Neil Gaiman: Literary Rock Star and Me

(6) Comments | Posted February 4, 2010 | 5:04 AM

Let's be honest, there's really not much I can say about Neil Gaiman that hasn't already been said by someone else, somewhere else. So instead of wasting time heaping praise upon the literary world's first iconic "rock star," I'll simply recount my two encounters with the widely read author and...

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Braving New Trails to the Web and Beyond with Screenwriter Aaron Mendelsohn

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2009 | 3:44 AM

Sisyphus had it easy compared to us screenwriters.

If the Writer's Guild Strike of 2007 taught us anything, it's that you don't have to wait for the studios to green light your project to get something made. Joss Whedon's Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog and Felicia Day's The Guild are two shining...

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Josh Olson Won't Read Your Script, But He Might Adapt Your Story

(8) Comments | Posted December 16, 2009 | 5:43 PM

The best education I received as a screenwriter came from reading scripts. When I started out I read any script I could get my hands on. I still do. When I have the time. Screenplays also make the best reference material when it comes to analyzing and breaking down a...

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