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What I Did At Austin Film Festival 2017

I could pontificate about the panels, the superstars, the midnight discussions; new friends I made, old friends I missed. The utter lack of sleep, compounded by the overabundance of liquor.

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Sublime Primetime 2018: Writing Advice from Emmy-Nominated Writers

Photo credit: Michael Lynn Jones Several of this year’s Emmy®-nominated writers gathered on September 12 for Sublime Primetime; an annual panel hosted by the Writers Guild of America, West, the Writers Guild Foundation and Variety. Moderator Lisa Joy...

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Jane Anderson on her 15-Year Journey to Adapt 'The Wife'

Jane Anderson waited 15 years to see The Wife on the big screen and patience has paid off: The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017 and was released in New York and Los Angeles on August 17. Now, it is rolling out across ...

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Jeremiah Zagar on his Sundance-Winning Film 'We the Animals'

Though Jeremiah Zagar’s adaptation of Justin Torres’ We the Animals made its debut only months ago at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, critics are already praising it.

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How screenwriter Noga Landau took her contained sci-fi, "Tau" from film school to Netflix

Have you heard the film school fairy tale of a woman who wrote a script for a screenwriting class; attracted top agents overnight, secured Gary Oldman as the voice of her robot, and distributed the film worldwide as a Netflix original? 

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San Diego Comic-Con: Inside the Writers' Room with Mark A. Altman

If you notice fewer geeks, fangirls and nerds in your neighborhood this week, it could be because they’ve fled to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018 (SDCC). The convention is where comic book, movie and science fiction aficionados gather for fiv...

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The Six Degrees of Collaboration

Film is commonly called a collaborative medium and with good reason.

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3 Screenwriting Lessons from the Writers of Philadelphia and Brokeback Mountain

Final Draft is proud to support the WGA West’s Groundbreakers Screening Series, highlighting screenwriters whose groundbreaking works made an impact and opened our eyes to personal and universal challenges. This month’s screening was a double feature...

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Write On with WME's Head of Story, Adam Novak

Adam Novak is Head of Story at William Morris/Endeavor in addition to being a novelist. His latest book, Freaks of the Industry, explores the angels and demons of Hollywood. 

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