The Script Lab Podcast: Minhal Baig — Writer/Director of HALA and BOJACK HORSEMAN + Actress Geraldine Viswanathan

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The new film Hala stars Geraldine Viswanathan and was written and directed by Minhal Baig. This coming-of-age film is about
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Amazing Rewriting Tips From Acclaimed Screenwriters

How do some of the most acclaimed screenwriters handle the rewriting process for each screenplay they write?Welcome to our ongoing
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Robert McKee on Why Formulaic Screenwriting is Destructive

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Why is formulaic screenwriting destructive? Robert McKee has some explanation that all screenwriters should consider.Welcome to our ongoing Learning from
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The Script Lab Podcast: Dan Ewen — Writer of PLAYING WITH FIRE

On this episode, I chat with Dan Ewen, writer of the family comedy Playing with Fire starring John Cena, about
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The Recipe for Writing Great Movie Endings

The Recipe for Writing Great Movie Endings

What are the best ingredients for writing great movie endings in screenplays?Welcome to our ongoing Learning from the Masters and Industry
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