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Jessica Sinyard Talks “The Peak”

Jessica Sinyard Talks “The Peak”

Jessica Sinyard is a screenwriter based in the UK. Her television pilot The Peak won the Grand Prize for Screenwriting at the Slamdance Film Festival and is now under option. She is developing material for both film and television, and also writes for a number of boxing publications. She is repped by The Agency and Grandview. […]

 Jim

Ryan Shrime On “Please Don’t Die, Robert Berman”

Ryan Shrime On “Please Don’t Die, Robert Berman”

As part of Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s commitment to showcasing screenwriting talent, we’re interviewing Ryan Shrime. He was listed as one of ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch. Let’s see his musings on his evolution as a screenwriter. Describe your unique personal and professional background and the specific project that attracted ISA interest? I was born and […]

 Brianne Hogan

Take Your Screenwriting Power Back

Take Your Screenwriting Power Back

When it comes to who wields the most power in Hollywood, it seems screenwriters fall near the bottom rung. Let’s be honest: we’re beholden to the gatekeepers, whether they’re script analysts, producers, or studio execs, who will greenlight the passion project we’ve toiled on for years. For a lot of screenwriters, writing life can feel […]

 Jim

Mugs Cahill Is On The “Jook”

Mugs Cahill Is On The “Jook”

The middle, peace-keeping child of a large, close-knit Irish Catholic family who moved 14 times while she was growing up, Mugs Cahill felt destined to become a covert operative or a preschool teacher. She utilized the skill sets of both to settle into a fulfilling writing career. Named as one of ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to […]

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Susan Turley Goes “Back In Time For Christmas”

Susan Turley Goes “Back In Time For Christmas”

Susan is an award winning screenwriter and filmmaker. Her feature directorial debut The Mo Of Mi played in over 30 independent film festivals across the country and abroad before it was acquired and distributed by Ardustry Home entertainment. Her second feature film Changing Spots was produced from her award-winning screenplay of the same name where it also found nationwide success […]