WGA and Oscar nominations mean exposure, which in Hollywood means power -- even for writers who insist they have none. Yet because such fame fades quickly, nominees must maximize their closeups.
In an original script, the characters spring extempore from the screenwriter's mother wit. It's easy to see that the scribe must identify with his or her hero in some way.
It's not all talking heads and raw footage. Since 2005, the Writers Guild has honored those scribes who write the screenplays for documentaries. But as six of this year's nominees tell it, writing a…
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Ever wonder what all those writers have been doing with their pent-up creativity during the strike? They've put it into the Internet.
Warner Bros. is getting a head start on Valentine's Day, unspooling Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson starrer "Fool's Gold" at the domestic box office this weekend, while Universal opens Martin…
Edward Noeltner's Cinema Management Group has picked up global rights to "Let the People Speak," a star-studded examination of America's struggles with war, class, race and women's rights.
The German Federal Film Board (FFA) is predicting an upswing at the box office this year after a disappointing 5.7% drop in ticket sales to E767.9 million in 2007.
Charles Roven will be honored as producer of the year at ShoWest's annual confab in Las Vegas.
U.K. sales and finance company Lumina Films inked deals Thursday on Berlin Panorama title "Heavy Metal in Baghdad."
A 14th endowed chair has been created at the USC School of Cinematic Arts to further the teaching of producing following a $2 million donation from the Dana and Albert R. "Cubby" Broccoli Foundation.