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‘CATSAWAY’ film – voice auditions, animators and industry interest

Jun 14, 2017 0 Screenwriting News

Development rockets forward on CATSAWAY movie It was thrilling for this screenwriter to see the award-winning team at Tent Pictures Productions hold their first voice auditions in Abu Dhabi this past weekend for CATSAWAY, the exciting new animated feature-film project I was hired to develop and outline for them. Director Fadel […]

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CATSAWAY movie project WOWS at Abu Dhabi festival

May 13, 2017 1 Screenwriting, Screenwriting News

CATSAWAY creates a buzz in the UAE Last year director Fadel AlMehiri at Tent Pictures Productions hired me to develop an idea for his animated feature film concept – the CATSAWAY movie project. He was thrilled with the result: “My concept for the Catsaway movie is now a perfectly constructed and very […]

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Going Clear: Scientology (2015)

May 11, 2017 0 Quick Film Reviews

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief On the surface, Going Clear will appeal to those who are confounded by Scientology and how this cult manages to attract celebrities into their pseudo-church. I, too, wonder HTF uber-successful people like Tom Cruise can be suckered into a bunch of self-help […]

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WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES (2017) – #MOVIETRAILER

May 10, 2017 0 Movie Trailers, Quick Film Reviews, Screenwriting News

War For the Planet of the Apes Does a good movie trailer usually mean it’s a good movie? Watching this trailer for War for the Planet of the Apes got me thinking about the correlation between the quality of a trailer and the quality of a movie. As a screenwriter, who […]

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SCREENWRITER AT THE MOVIES: Casablanca (1942)

Apr 14, 2017 0 Quick Film Reviews, Screenwriting

CASABLANCA: WHAT I LEARNED THS TIME Last week, at my local cinema, I had the privilege of seeing a digital restoration of the classic film Casablanca. I’ve seen it a million times, but this was my first time seeing it in a theater. It was just as awesome as you’d […]

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WGA strike spec deals

WGA strike, Spec deals and Phil in the news

Apr 2, 2017 0 Screenwriting News

WGA STRIKE LOOMS… SOME HOPE BLOOMS. The odds stacked against a screenwriter in today’s movie/ television world are pretty daunting. Beyond the everyday challenges of an outsider getting a script noticed in an ocean full of competitors, this month the Writer’s Guild of America is proposing a writer’s strike. Now, […]

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