Producers fall into two categories. The great ones make suggestions to help you realise your work more fully. The annoying ones tell you at length how they themselves might have written the story, if only they could write. – David Hare, The Guardian. More:
Hollywood double-standards are a tougher opponent than KGB thugs or acid-blooded aliens. Theron, Johansson, Gadot … could do with female screenwriters to fully free them from the tendency to make their characters secondary. But in 2017, the fight is moving on. — Nick Hasted, Independent. Read more:
“While missing person statistics are compiled for every other demographic, none exist for Native American women.” ̶ from Wind River, screenplay by Taylor Sheridan. Read more from Mary Kaye Schilling, Newsweek:
The King Arthur legend has multiple elements, among them a love story involving the king, Guinevere, and Sir Lancelot. This version incorporated fantasy, swords, sorcery, and FX, but didn’t bother with romance or significant female characters. – Tom Brueggemann, IndieWire. Read More:
Find out which films pass the F-Rated test and discover the female writers, directors and actors leading change in the film industry. Read more:
“Mothers… don’t receive as much thematic prominence as father-son/child relationships in the cinematic world of a galaxy far, far away. If they do, they are noticeably disposable.” – Caroline Cao, The Mary Sue.
James Cameron provides audiences with a rich film experience by using all three levels of brain stimulation simultaneously: biological stimulus, social emotion, and intellectual metaphor. – Mike Hill, Film & Game Concept Designer.
Mike gives a breakdown of the cinematic storytelling techniques used by James Cameron in Terminator 2. Watch Video: