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 Brock Swinson

“Strip Back the Layers & Hit a Nerve” Mattson Tomlin, Screenwriter Of ‘Project Power’ & ‘The Batman’

“Strip Back the Layers & Hit a Nerve” Mattson Tomlin, Screenwriter Of ‘Project Power’ & ‘The Batman’

“For me, storytelling came during early childhood. I really loved playing in the woods with my friends, dressing up, and putting on a Batman costume,” recalled prolific screenwriter Mattson Tomlin. “There was a summer I call my ‘Stand By Me’ summer, where the kids I was growing up with were older than me and started […]

 Jim

“Surviving A Trauma” Says Dave Sirius Co-Writer Of “The King Of Staten Island”

“Surviving A Trauma” Says Dave Sirius Co-Writer Of “The King Of Staten Island”

SNL’s Pete Davidson semi-autobiographical The King Of Staten Island with co-writers Judd Apatow and Dave Sirius finally made it to the big screen after a long gestation. “It is a love letter to my mom. It was a way of letting go of that part of my life,” declared Davidson. Other than a creative triumph, the movie […]

 Jim

“Grounded Characters In A Heightened World” Screenwriter Alison Peck Talks ‘Work It’

“Grounded Characters In A Heightened World” Screenwriter Alison Peck Talks ‘Work It’

There seems to be something in the airwaves leading to a flurry of dance movies. Work It adds to the cadre of teen dancers with a story of a motley crew of high school dancers, with dubious dance skills who, finally come good in the end. Work It, streaming on Netflix, is an original screenplay […]

 Jim

“Where Do You Want To Be In 5 Years Time?” Screenwriter/ Director Vince Marcello Answers In ‘The Kissing Booth 2’

“Where Do You Want To Be In 5 Years Time?” Screenwriter/ Director Vince Marcello Answers In ‘The Kissing Booth 2’

Filmmaker Vince Marcello cut his storytelling teeth in the theater world in New York City. He later segued into the teen film space with Teen Beach Movie movies for Disney and Liar, Liar, Vampire for Nickelodeon. He continued his foray into teen comedy when he read The Kissing Booth: Going The Distance by a young […]

 Jim

Eric Bress On His Horror-War Film “Ghosts Of War”

Eric Bress On His Horror-War Film “Ghosts Of War”

Eric Bress is best known for writing in the horror/thriller genres, penning popular films including The Final Destination and The Butterfly Effect. Recently, he wrote and directed Ghosts Of War, a story about a group of war-weary American soldiers guarding a French Chateau during World War II which is possessed by the ghosts of the Helwig family […]