Film Interviews

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 Pen Densham

David Lean & Me – Some Thoughts On The Celebration Of His Birthday

David Lean & Me – Some Thoughts On The Celebration Of His Birthday

For those of you unfamiliar, today is famed screenwriter, director, and producer David Lean’s birthday. He is known for epic films including Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984). Creative Screenwriting Magazine contributor Pen Densham wrote this retrospective to commemorate David Lean’s filmmaking career after meeting him in person. […]

 Brock Swinson

“More Potent Than You Think” Bridget Savage Cole & Danielle Krudy Talk Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Blow the Man Down’

“More Potent Than You Think” Bridget Savage Cole & Danielle Krudy Talk Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Blow the Man Down’

Set in East Coast fishing village replete with sea shanties and bars, Blow The Man Down tells the story of secrets within the underbelly of a seemingly sleepy town. Co-writers Danielle Krudy and Bridget Savage Jones spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about their film. “We wrote the script over eight years,” said screenwriter Danielle Krudy. […]

 Brock Swinson

“Totally Immersed in the Witching Hour” Philip Harder on ‘Tuscaloosa’

“Totally Immersed in the Witching Hour” Philip Harder on ‘Tuscaloosa’

“I was really influenced by punk bands in the 80s and 90s. I liked that they were screaming about things I had in my head,” declared Philip Harder, who got his start as a music video director. Working with famous artists like The Cranberries, Foo Fighters, Incubus, Barenaked Ladies, and Prince, he learned how to […]

 Lauri Donahue

Liz Hannah Shines in “All the Bright Places”

Liz Hannah Shines in “All the Bright Places”

Liz Hannah launched her screenwriting career with a series of achievements most writers only dream about. After working as a development executive for Charlize Theron’s production company and earning a master’s degree in production from the American Film Institute (AFI), Hannah turned to screenwriting full time. Her 2016 script The Post was number two on The […]

 Jim

“I Want To See Something I Haven’t Seen Or Felt Before” Says Roger Avary

“I Want To See Something I Haven’t Seen Or Felt Before” Says Roger Avary

Academy Award™-winning Screenwriter Roger Avary graced onto our screens in a big way after co-writing a little indie film called Pulp Fiction with an equally little-known screenwriter Quentin Tarantino. Avary continued his screenwriting career with films including Silent Hill and Beowulf. He is also the Director of Killing Zoe, The Rules of Attraction, La voix humaine, and […]