Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Good morning Creative Army!

We are already well into 2020, I hope everyone's year is off to a creative and productive start. As filmmakers, we always want to be learning from our fellow filmmakers' successes (and missteps). This is exactly why this is my favorite part of the week: Coffee & Content. So grab your coffee and get ready for some Grade-A content. 

First up, our friends over at The Hollywood Reporter sat down for a conversation with two of animations hottest filmmakers, Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4) and Jennifer Lee (Frozen II). Take a deep dive into some of the world's favorite animated characters from Woody to Elsa. 

Next up, as screenwriters, oftentimes starting is the hardest part - and it shows. Most scripts are weighed and measured within their first ten pages, so it is imperative to get them right. In our next piece of content, Film Courage sits down with Michael Hauge, author of Writing Screenplays that Sell to discuss three common mistakes that screenwriters make in Act 1. 

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The Hollywood Reporter: Animation Roundtable with Toy Story 4 & Frozen 2 Filmmakers


Film Courage - 3 Mistakes Screenwriters Make in Act 1


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