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Sorry, Joan, the Script Didn't Get There in Time

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy
Nancy Cohen-koan

Forget doctors -- forget lawyers. How many lives could have been saved if only my screenplay had gotten into the right hands in a timely fashion? A f...

An Overview of 'Work for Hire'

Brad Reid | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

Do not overlook ownership issues in the desire to rapidly begin a creative project. Recognize the legal significance of "work for hire" and "license" language.

What Did You Expect?

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 02.12.2014 | Good News
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

It's been about coming to terms with that recently. That things really aren't going to play out as I expected they would.

Farewell to a True Gentleman

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

"What are they shooting?" I ask, breathing hard. "Law and Order," she replies. She's not happy to see me, and who can blame her? My t-shirt is ragged, I haven't yet shaved and I probably haven't brushed my teeth, either.

Hey, Hollywood! Nine Awesome Movie Pitches You Cannot Pass Up

James Napoli | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy
James Napoli

While all of you movie executives are trolling poolside at Chateau Marmont for the hottest new screenplay ideas, a select few of us are generating killer content on an almost hourly basis that you would be foolish to ignore.

The 2012 Wish List: The 10 Best Unwritten Screenplays in Hollywood

Ken Furer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Comedy
Ken Furer

Out of the Loop: A struggling filmmaker who wishes he made Looper is visited by his future self who travels back in time to give him the idea for Looper.

No Fun, Gaby Dunn! An Interview with a Thought Catalog Editor

Uloop | Posted 12.05.2012 | College
Uloop

Gaby Dunn is an awesome editor for Thought Catalog and a producer for WFMU. She is also a comedian and takes part in People's Improv Theater house team called BIRDS and on her own, she wrote 100interviews.com.

Cormac McCarthy And 11 Other Novelists Who Wrote For The Movies

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.20.2012 | Home

Author Cormac McCarthy's novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, routinely hit the top of the bestseller lists and have been made into Academy Award-winni...

A Writer's Writing Process: An Interview With My Father, Jay Wolpert

Heather Wolpert-Gawron | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Heather Wolpert-Gawron

I truly believe that most people who should write... and who don't write... don't because they're afraid to find out that they're lousy at it. Not wanting to confront that unpleasant truth in myself, I invented powerful excuses not to write.

Au Contraire: The King's Speech, Part III, A Fable

Glenn Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Glenn Young

The King's Speech is a diaphanous fairytale about a very real prince who must break free of his rigid, muzzling fairytale world to help rescue his country from a very real nightmare.

The Early Ferris Bueller: Remembering John Hughes' Years in Advertising

Robert Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Nolan

John never looked down his nose at the Leo Burnett job. He took on every assignment with gusto and an off-kilter sense of humor. He was tireless and prolific -- a committed workaholic.