Recapping the 2016 Toronto Screenwriting Conference

Last weekend, thousands of writers – from amateur to professional – converged on the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the annual Toronto Screenwriting Conference (TSC). And who can blame them given the con’s penchant for attracting the best in the biz, from David Goyer and Michael Arndt, to long-time legends...
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Why Does Sunset Boulevard Work So Well?

Sunset Boulevard, Billy Wilder’s 1950 film, is a name that almost everyone recognizes, and is a film that has influenced many. Take for example, David Lynch, a notable director who praises Wilder’s film and noting it as a major influence to both Eraserhead and Mullholland Drive. Now, the tricky thing...
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First Person: “Making it” Means Making Magic

Welcome to 'First Person', a new series of tell-alls from the perspective of writers like you. We're putting out the call for screenwriters interested in sharing their insights and telling their stories, regardless of career stage. Whether you're a starving artist or an overnight success, we want to hear from...
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Trailer Break: Jason Bourne

It's hard to believe, but it's been almost a decade since The Bourne Ultimatum opened to rave reviews and brought Jason Bourne's story to a deliciously ambiguous close. Now, following a brief (and divisive) detour with Jeremy Renner in...
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