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Audience Involvement
“When a film is good the spectators feel like they are the actors of the film. What I love in film is not to watch the film, but to live the film. I try to make films in which the public can live the film and not just look at it. Our stories interest (More)
And, why not?
“If you tell the world you want to do anything, you will be slapped across the face with a big floppy [weiner] of 'Why.'  Why? Why do you think you can do that? Why are you saying this all of a sudden? Why now? Why...   You can’t get anything  don (More)
Mining for Insecurities
“So much of our writing process consists of us just sitting in a room talking for hours, and seeing what we both spark to.  For [Everything Sucks], we would constantly look through our old yearbooks, and be reminded of some ridiculous and poignant me (More)
Who knew, there's money in empathy?
"I think the biggest thing 'Get Out' taught me about the power of story is that one of the few ways we can promote empathy is by seeing the world through somebody else's eyes, and that's what that's what great story does. That's what a strong protago (More)
Comedy vs Reality
"Generally, comedy is a person in trouble; it's a person dealing with a situation that they're ill-equipped to handle. And we knew that the real-life event, no matter how traumatic, was basically us — me and her parents — dealing with an event that w (More)
Relationships, relationships, relationships
"Movies are not about a person; they’re about a relationship. All of them are about a relationship. There’s some central relationship in every movie, and that’s what stories are.” --  Chris Miller  More)
Freelance Achievement Stickers!
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Screenwriting as poetry
"As a schoolgirl, I thrilled at the power of poetry to exclude everything other than the poem itself, to let a few lines of verse make a whole world. Writing for film is no different. Emma Thompson once said that writing a screenplay was like trying (More)
Helpful muse
Jim C. Hines (Author) Hines is a fant (More)
When Screenwriting meets Production
"When I’ve written prose or when I’ve written comics… it has no consequence.  It doesn’t matter if I have people fighting in the mud, or if I have people covered in blood. I could have somebody stark naked, tied to the top of an arctic mountain top a (More)
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