Friday, April 27, 2012

Screenwriter News--4.24.12

Screenwriter Zak Penn Making Comic Book Debut With 'Hero Worship'
Science Fiction
The six-issue series will be drawn by Michael DiPascale and co-written by Penn and 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' screenwriter Scott Murphy. The comic will center on Zenith, "an indestructible hero who has legions of fans following every disaster, ...
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WGC Announce Screenwriting Award Winners
The Canadian film, TV and digital media community came out in full force last night to join the Writers Guild of Canada in celebration of Canadian screenwriters at the 16th annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. Screenwriters Larry Bambrick (Flashpoint), ...
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John A. Macdonald miniseries wins screenwriting prize
CBC miniseries John A: Birth of a Country and CTV drama Flashpoint were among the winners of screenwriting awards Monday evening from the Writers' Guild of Canada. Screenwriter Bruce M. Smith won the Canadian Screenwriting Award for movies and ...
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Van Scoy Films and screenwriter Tony Slade announce the release of their ...
MMD Newswire (press release)
April 24, 2012 (MMD Newswire) -- Van Scoy Films and screenwriter Tony Slade announce the release of their latest independent film, The Hatred. Tony Slade of Philadelphia announced The Hatred, an independent film. It comes to you straight from the ...
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Screenwriting tips shared at May 11-12 workshop in Strongsville
Plain Dealer (blog)
By Sun News staff Author and screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff will be the instructor at a May 11-12 Screenwriting Tips for Authors (and Screenwriters) Workshop, hosted by the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Romance Writers of America.
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Daniel Clowes' artwork on display at Oakland Museum
San Jose Mercury News
By Bruce Manuel Graphic novelist and screenwriter Daniel Clowes is photographed at his studio on Monday, March 13, 2006 in Oakland. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Contra Costa Times/KRT) Renowned Oakland graphic novelist/screenwriter Daniel Clowes is admired for ...
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[Movies] New Screenwriter Tapped For Stretch Armstrong
Relativity Media has brought a new writer on for their adaptation of Stretch Armstrong. Variety reports that Dean Georgia (The Manchurian Candidate, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life) will write the script, which is going for a somewhat more ...
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Nantucket honors Meyers
By Gordon Cox Nancy Meyers is on tap to receive the annual screenwriters tribute from the Nantucket Film Festival, which opens in June with a screening of Fox Searchlight's Sundance buzzmagnet "Beasts of the Southern Wild." Slate for the 17th annual ...
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'Stretch Armstrong' movie gets writer for screenplay
Digital Spy
The screenwriter - best known for work on titles including Denzel Washington's The Manchurian Candidate and Tristan + Isolde - will write the film, Variety reports. Georgaris also wrote Paycheck and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.
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Screenwriter » Is Disney turning a setback into a crisis?
By Donald Clarke
It certainly looks that way. Last Friday it emerged that Rich Ross had resigned as head of Walt Disney Studios. The move seems to have been triggered by the high-profile failure of Andrew Stanton's flatulent space opera John Carter. As you ...

Aspiring screenwriter: Go Hollywood or go indie
In this filmmaking stuff article screenwriter Jurgen Wolff asks if aspiring screenwriters should go Hollywood or go indie?

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