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Writing Your Way to Success: Wisdom From the Women in Entertainment Summit

The fourth annual Women in Entertainment Summit united all-star creatives to share their expertise on such topics as finding one’s voice, diversity in story, and approaching an investment, production or distribution company. Marvel’s Victoria Alonso,...

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Austin Film Festival Wrap Up 2018: The Panelists

We’ve heard writers and filmmakers rave about attending Austin Film Festival and its jam-packed screenwriter conference in What I Did at AFF 2018. One of the core attractions is that AFF features some of the biggest writer superheroes in the business...

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The Weekend Movie Takeaway: December 10, 2018

The American domestic box office had one of its quietest weekends of the year with no new releases making their way into the top 10 at all. I just hope you all got your Christmas shopping done because it's going to be outright insanity from now until...

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Write On with Josh Singer, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'Spotlight'

“Getting in there and trying to find what’s compelling about these stories and then communicate that and grab people and bring them into the theaters…That job I love.”

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The Weekend Movie Takeaway: December 3, 2018

With no major new releases over the weekend, last week's box office winners held over for the most part.

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The Weekend Movie Takeaway: November 28, 2018

Even though it arrived somewhat later than fans may have expected, a good six years after Wreck-It Ralph, the Disney sequel Ralph Breaks The Internet opened to a giant $84.5 million over the Thanksgiving weekend, proving that audience goodwill for th...

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Write On: Austin Film Festival Wrap Up

"[Austin Film Festival] will make you feel less alone as a writer who’s trying to break into the business. There’s wonderful networking and camaraderie here…”

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The Weekend Movie Takeaway: November 19, 2018

Photo Credit: Warner Brothers As the current custodian of the ridiculously lucrative Harry Potter brand, there's a lot of weight on the shoulders of the Fantastic Beasts movies. So Warner Bros. is probably somewhat perturbed by the weekend box office...

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Behind The Screen: First Man, Bigger and Escape Room Writers Help Awards Season Get Underway

Writers of some of the year’s top movies mingled with journalists and industry figures at the Writers Guild of America, West's Behind The Screen winter reception last week in Hollywood. 

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