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“Balancing Parental Unconditional Love With Truth” Morten Tyldum Talks ‘Defending Jacob’

“Balancing Parental Unconditional Love With Truth” Morten Tyldum Talks ‘Defending Jacob’

Defending Jacob is a thriller streaming on Apple TV+ starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery. It was adapted by screenwriter Mark Bomback (War Of The Planet Of The Apes, Total Recall) from William Landay’s 2012 New York Times best-selling novel. Creative Screenwriting Magazine spoke to Academy-Award nominated director and executive producer of the series Morten […]

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“A Period Piece In A Stylized Present” TV Writer Alena Smith On ‘Dickinson’

“A Period Piece In A Stylized Present” TV Writer Alena Smith On ‘Dickinson’

Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In that order. Like so many artists who weren’t appreciated until after their deaths, Dickinson was a similar-fated American poet whose story has been interpreted to the screen by screenwriter Alena Smith on Apple TV+. Smith is also known for writing on the critically acclaimed The Affair and The Newsroom. […]

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“Fix Problems in a Surgical Way” Jessica Sharzer On Writing ‘Amazing Stories’

“Fix Problems in a Surgical Way” Jessica Sharzer On Writing ‘Amazing Stories’

Film and TV Jessica Sharzer wrote the first episode of the Steven Spielberg, Edward Kitsis, and Adam Horowitz executive produced series Amazing Stories for Apple TV. Creative Screenwriting Magazine caught up with her to discuss her work and her advice for aspiring writers. “I did not major in film in college. I went to Graduate […]