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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Top 12 Jungle Stories

A Whole Lotta Jungle Love Much like the naked city, the ocean, and the frontier, the jungle is a setting where storytellers love to return. As The Jungle Book reigns at the box office—and The Legend of Tarzan swings into theaters in June—we can’t help but think of the spell...
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