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 Brock Swinson

“The Real Writing Is In The Outlining” Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky Talk ‘Good Boys’

“The Real Writing Is In The Outlining” Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky Talk ‘Good Boys’

Known for writing TV hits including The Office, Bad Teacher, and Hello Ladies, screenwriters Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky have teamed up with their Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg (Superbad, The Interview) produced tween comedy, Good Boys. The story follows three plucky sixth-graders who ditch school to embark on an epic journey involving accidentally stolen drugs, teenage girls, […]

 Jim

Up Close And Personal With Guillermo Del Toro

Up Close And Personal With Guillermo Del Toro

Señor Del Toro is a very special filmmaker. The self-described traveling Mexican lives out of a suitcase from film set to film set, from life experience to life experience. He is simultaneously a Hollywood studio system misfit and Hollywood studio system darling. After directing his short Doña Lupe in 1986, Del Toro was never far […]

 Jim

“Animation Is Similar To Silent Film So Tell Your Story Visually” Kelly Asbury On ‘UglyDolls’

“Animation Is Similar To Silent Film So Tell Your Story Visually” Kelly Asbury On ‘UglyDolls’

Kelly Asbury is no stranger to the animation world. He boasts work on a long list of animated movies including Toy Story, Frozen and Wreck-It Ralph. He also directed the Oscar-nominated Shrek 2 and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron for Dreamworks. Most recently, Asbury directed UglyDolls, the animated feature which is currently on wide digital release. […]

 Jim

“The Nightingale Is A Film About Revenge, But Not A Revenge Film” Says Writer/ Director Jennifer Kent

“The Nightingale Is A Film About Revenge, But Not  A Revenge Film” Says Writer/ Director Jennifer Kent

Although Jennifer Kent hails from Brisbane, Australia, she has traveled the world beside her work. She first took the spotlight with her multi-award-winning short, Monster in 2005. Her first horror feature, The Babadook screened at Sundance to much critical and audience acclaim in 2014. Now she’s back with her tender love story, The Nightingale, set […]

 Brock Swinson

“The Stunts Must Show Character Growth” Explains ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Screenwriter Chris Morgan

“The Stunts Must Show Character Growth” Explains ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Screenwriter Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan has been a busy writer/ producer during his screenwriting career. Apart from being an integral part of the stratospheric rise of the Fast & Furious franchise, Morgan produced Bird Box, this year’s Netflix mega-hit starring Sandra Bullock. Morgan also wrote on Wanted and Gang Related for Fox Television. He spoke with Creative Screenwriting […]