I'll tell you one question that never popped into my head during the months it took me to adapt Charles Dickens' 777-page novel "Nicholas Nickleby" into a screenplay: How will I ever find enough…
Novelists working in Hollywood have had a checkered history for sure. F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner hated it, while Michael Crichton might tell you otherwise.
There were plenty of creative-rights issues in the last round of Writers Guild of America contract negotiations, but probably none more intractable than the "film by" credit.
After keeping Hollywood on red alert over fear of a devastating 2001 strike, the town's writers have resumed their typical low profile.
The most pleasantly surprising thing about the 1971 screenplay roster is how not bad it is. Some films were overlooked that have proved more durable than the anointed ones, but that's only to be…
For a screenwriter, adapting a true story means performing a precarious balancing act. The problem, simply put, is that life is not drama.
The BAFTA race may still be wide open, but the field narrowed a bit Wednesday with the publication of the long list of contenders by the British Academy of Film & TV Arts.
Emmy-winning director John Rich has been tapped to receive the Directors Guild of America's Honorary Life Member Award.
The Art Directors Guild has nominated 10 films for its 2002 Excellence in Production Design awards as the org split voting on features into two categories.
Always the slightly tipsy, loose-limbed bridesmaid and never the bride? Perhaps. But at a spry 60 years old, the Golden Globe Awards hardly seem to mind their codified status as Oscar night's big fat…
Character actors are character actors, and stars are stars, and -- theoretically, at least -- everyone is supposed to stay in niche.