This blog was set up in 2011 when a small group of people were looking at the possibility of establishing a Screenwriters' Co-op in Adelaide. Amongst other things, we identified a need for an online presence that would make it possible for other people to locate us. Authored by Henry Sheppard.
I've fought, I've struggled, I've laughed at it all, but I just got home from my longest straight stretch in prison hospital, and it's time to admit I've run out of puff.
I won't bore you with details. It's just "Thanks," and see you on the rebound.
All the best,
Dan Mirvish is a screenwriter, director and producer, and co-founder of the Slamdance Film Festival.
Mentored by Robert Altman, Mirvish wrote, directed and produced his first feature Omaha (The Movie) (1995) on 35mm for $38,0000. The film went on to play at over 30 film festivals. Later, he found a unique way to distribute 350,000 units of the DVD by getting them stuffed into every
John Steinbeck was an American author. He is best known for The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden and the novella Of Mice and Men. Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962.
The following six tips on writing were culled from an interview published in the Fall 1975 issue of The Paris Review.
Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Lose track of the 400 pages and
Robert Rodriguez, he's the guy who made El mariachi, Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, Spy Kids (and the sequels), Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Sin City, Machete, and a bunch of others.
He also wrote the book Rebel Without a Crew, which deals with his adventures as a filmmaker, although it also has a bit to say to writers.
Here is a 1993 video in which Rodriguez explains his approach to
I first came across the title The Unknown Marx Brothers on a list of recommended films some ten years ago. I've looked for it ever since, but it seems to be out of print.
Then I found it on YouTube. Wacko!
Leslie Nielsen hosts this retrospective of the Marx Brothers, from their
early career on stage to their post-film career in television. their children and co-workers are interviewed, and