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Synonyms for screenwriter

someone who writes screenplays


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Fundraising ladies' lunch for Overgate Hospice, Elland, |with screenwriter Sally Wainwright and jazz singer AJ Brown.
Screenwriter Services, one of Hollywood's leading film packaging companies, provides a comprehensive list of script packaging services, including rewrites, cast wish list, directors wish list, budgets, production package top sheet, marketing breakdown, and more.
Even when they do retain some measure of creative control, screenwriters have to cope with contradictory demands--if one executive demands more romance, and another more violence, the screenwriter has to take note of their comments.
Though his latest film, 'Orphan of Zhao,' is drawing plaudits nationwide, 'Farewell My Concubine' director Chen Kaige is also taking barbs from the screenwriters who say he failed to credit their co-authorship of the script.
To be a screenwriter you should be able to produce fresh and original ideas, and have storytelling skills and an understanding of dramatic structure.
Hollywood's annual Humanitas Prizes went to eight spiritually compelling film and TV scripts, with a combined $95,000 given to screenwriters at the awards luncheon Sept.
There's the unhelpful agent, the airhead producer, the indignant screenwriters, the greedy executive who wants to change the one element that makes the movie distinctive, the clueless publicist who doesn't know how to surf the Web and more.
The novice screenwriter will leave this book with a long list of good films to watch, and perhaps keep, for inspirational viewing during the hungry years.
Each of his books (the first two being Soon to be a Major Motion Picture and Making a Killing) follow the life of screenwriter Mitchell Draper as he gets stuck in dangerous situations while working on films in Toronto.
The screenwriter of that film gave us a young Shakespeare with boundless energy, chasing fame, falling in love.
I will have done all this and much more in order to deliver to you, dear reader, the essence, the core, the man behind the man behind the curtain, the shriveled little homunculus piloting with mischievous glee screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's fat, balding, shamefully inadequate body--that bad marionette, that leaking bag of bones and flesh who once wrote something hailed as "startlingly original" (1999's Being John Malkovich) but whose cremaster has apparently reeled his creative balls so far into his body cavity that he is, pre sently, choking on them.
One Welsh screenwriter who has benefited from the Moonstone Screenwriters' Lab is Tracey Spottiswoode, winner of the Cyfle/Skillset sponsored Best Newcomer Award at the BAFTA Cymru Awards this year.
If anyone could take on James's fortress of a novel and make it into a penetrable movie, it is director James Ivory, producer Ismail Merchant, and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.
As anti-Communist liberal screenwriter Philip Dunne said, "If there is one thing about the blacklist that angers me more than any other, it is that we were all deprived of the movies Ring Lardner .
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas's scorcher, American Rhapsody, is even more intriguing than his scripts for Basic Instinct, Showgirls and Jagged Edge.