Lucy V. Hay with the London Screenwriters’ Festival highlights Oscar-winner Abi Morgan (Suffragette and The Iron Lady) and her three pieces of advice for writers as they tackle their stories and the industry.
Read the full article here: Oscar-Winning Abi Morgan’s 3 Tips For Screenwriters… I almost love it when I fail…
V Renee at No Film School discusses Walter Murch’s six rules for editing your film. He’s got two Oscars under his belt, so you might wanna listen 🙂
6 ‘Rules’ for Good Cutting According to Oscar-Winning Editor Walter Murch
Jeff Goldsmith with ScreenCraft sat down with nine of the 2016 Oscar nominees in the Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay categories to talk about everything from the best writing advice to favorite procrastinating methods – yes, you read the correctly, as well as battling the obstacles and demons. Enjoy.
Full article and podcast here: The Q&A with 9 Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters
Academy Award winning writer Graham Moore, The Imitation Game, talks about his experiences writing the film that won him Oscar gold. He discusses the challenges of writing about a character who is smarter than you as well as fighting the cliches that surround the portrayal of highly intelligent figures in films.
*Graham Moore won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game.
*Benedict Cumberbatch received an Academy Award nomination for his role as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game.
Read the full article here: How to Write About Characters That Are Smarter Than You
Jon Fusco at No Film School uses the films Amelie and Inside Llewyn Davis to discuss the filmmaking techniques of Oscar-nominated cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel.
See the full video and article here: DP Bruno Delbonnel