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FADE IN AWARD-WINNER DANNY KRAVITZ ON HIS NEW FILM “THE MARKSMAN” AND HIS ADVICE FOR ASPIRING SCREENWRITERS

Your new film, The Marksman, opened at #1 this past weekend. Was this your first screenplay sale? The first produced? Yes, this was my first screenplay sale and first produced. I have another optioned script …

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SIMON HELBERG ON “WE’LL NEVER HAVE PARIS”

The structure of We’ll Never Have Paris is pretty true to life. It’s my story, when I was somewhat young and in the midst of a quarter-life crisis: I break up with the love of my life and then realize I’ve made a huge mistake and try to win her back. I don’t know what came first; the idea or the breakup. I got caught in sort of a spiral of neuroses. To say I lost some perspective is an understatement.

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“IMITATION” PRODUCERS NORA GROSSMAN & IDO OSTROWSKY CRACK THE CODE

Before we started working on The Imitation Game, we’d both been working in television for some time and found ourselves between jobs and slightly directionless. A mutual friend of ours suggested we meet in order to ward off the loneliness and desperation that can sometimes result from unintended unemployment. We’d meet at coffee houses —

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IN “THEORY” | SCREENWRITER ANTHONY MCCARTEN & PRODUCER LISA BRUCE SPILL “EVERYTHING”

In 2004, long before we had even secured the rights to Jane Hawking’s book, Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, Anthony was so captivated by Stephen and Jane’s story that he wrote a screenplay adaptation. It was a risk, but worth it, because he knew that even if he never got the rights, he …