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Finding A Home For Your Film Or TV Series

Finding A Home For Your Film Or TV Series

Creative Screenwriting Magazine attended this year’s Produced By Conference at Warner Bros. Studios to discuss the current state of our industry. We attended a comprehensive panel discussion with some senior industry executives on the future of producing film and TV shows… and everything in between. The panel comprised of Dan Goor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation), Dee Harris-Lawrence (David Makes Man), Leslye Headland (Russian Doll), Alexandra […]

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Cobalt Capital Ventures Co-Founder Kevin Christoffersen Talks Film Finance

Cobalt Capital Ventures Co-Founder Kevin Christoffersen Talks Film Finance

The film financing world has become more lean and nimble. The days of indiscriminate seven-figure check writing are behind us. Creative Screenwriting spoke with Kevin Christoffersen, co-founder of venture capital firm Cobalt Capital Ventures which specializes in production, financing structures, investment negotiations, distribution project development and co-ordination in film, TV and other media. His experience in […]

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“Silent Films Don’t Lean On The Crutch Of Dialogue” Bryan Woods & Scott Beck Talk ‘A Quiet Place’

“Silent Films Don’t Lean On The Crutch Of Dialogue” Bryan Woods & Scott Beck Talk ‘A Quiet Place’

Filmmakers Scott Beck & Bryan Woods first met as sixth-graders in their hometown of Bettendorf, Iowa. ​Beck & Woods’ most recent film on the big screen is Paramount Pictures’ A Quiet Place, based on their original screenplay. The critically acclaimed box-office smash stars Emily Blunt alongside John Krasinski, who also directed.   The duo is in […]

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26 Reasons To Avoid Foreign Pre-Sales Of Your Film

26 Reasons To Avoid Foreign Pre-Sales Of Your Film

Entertainment Attorney John W. Wones offers his thoughts to Creative Screenwriting Magazine on the pre-sales side of the film business. This is a highly comprehensive article suitable for writer-producers, or just screenwriters educating themselves on selling your film. In John’s 30-year practice as a securities/entertainment attorney, working with independent film producers seeking to obtain film finance […]

 Jeff York

Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” is a Gorgeous and Haunting Tale of the Working Class

Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” is a Gorgeous and Haunting Tale of the Working Class

The opening image in Roma is one that starts off as mysterious, then turns monotonous, and finally, becomes a haunting metaphor for the plight of the working class. The image is of the outdoor tiles of a driveway being washed as buckets of water cascade across them again and again. We hear scrubbing, but the […]