Brock Swinson

“A Masterpiece Stoner Movie” Kevin Smith On ‘Jay & Silent Bob Reboot’

“A Masterpiece Stoner Movie” Kevin Smith On ‘Jay & Silent Bob Reboot’

When indie screenwriters are asked to name their most prolific and influential filmmakers, Kevin Patrick Smith undoubtedly places on that list. Back in 1994, the iconic stoner comedy Clerks, set in the convenience store where Smith worked, graced our screens. 25 years later, Jay and Silent Bob are all grown up (just kidding) and are […]

 Brock Swinson

“True to Character. True to Narrative” Max Pitango & Elias Plagianos On ‘Distemper’

“True to Character. True to Narrative” Max Pitango & Elias Plagianos On ‘Distemper’

The North Fork TV Festival and Sloan Foundation Science & Tech Script Competition distinguishes itself from other screenwriting contests in that entrants must submit a screenplay where science meets art. The contest aims to encourage screenwriters to create realistic and compelling stories about science and technology and to challenge existing stereotypes about scientists and engineers in […]

 Brock Swinson

Nina Ameri on the Legal Side of Screenwriting

Nina Ameri on the Legal Side of Screenwriting

Ms. Ameri is a Los Angeles-based entertainment attorney who represents independent film producers, production companies, writers, actors, and directors in a variety of transactions ranging from acquisition of intellectual property and life story rights, corporate formation, talent agreements, writer agreements, producer agreements, director agreements, music licensing agreements for independent motion pictures, sales agency and distribution […]

 Brock Swinson

“A Sketch Is A Firework, But A TV Show Has A Longer Life” Screenwriter Emily Altman Talks ‘Big Mouth’, ‘Inside Amy Schumer’, & ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

“A Sketch Is A Firework, But A TV Show Has A Longer Life” Screenwriter Emily Altman Talks ‘Big Mouth’, ‘Inside Amy Schumer’, & ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’

Some viewers will describe Netflix’s Big Mouth as mean-spirited or Frat-house-like, but the edgy, adult cartoon series also focuses on empathy, compassion, and vulnerability of its characters. The series, which was created by Andrew Goldberg, Nick Kroll, and Jennifer Flackett, can be described as, “Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors […]

 Brock Swinson

“I Want To See The Writer In The Screenplay” Creative Executive at Invisible Ink Montserrat Gómez On New Voices

“I Want To See The Writer In The Screenplay” Creative Executive at Invisible Ink Montserrat Gómez On New Voices

Montserrat Gómez is a producer and television Creative Executive currently working at Invisible Ink, Christopher and Heather McQuarrie’s production company (Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Rogue Nation, Valkyrie & The Usual Suspects). Invisible Ink is working to bring high-quality, original storytelling to film and television. She sat down with Creative Screenwriting Magazine to discuss her role […]

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