Hello everyone. Hope you all had a terrific week.
In this edition of the Weekend Blog: A list of all the winners from Cannes, Wall Street readjusts its summer box office forecast, a plethora of Mad Men news including a Q&A with showrunner, Matthew Weiner, Community may still have life thanks to Hulu, Some True Detective Season 2 news, Seth Rogan slams a film critic for her take on the Santa Barbara shooting rampage, and a bunch of Broadway and Tony Award coverage.
Plus, a ton of popular and interesting Lounge discussions and Stage 32 Success Stories, over a dozen proposed and planned Stage 32 Meetups from all over the globe, the hottest trailers, and screenwriting, filmmaking and acting tips.
Feel free to discuss any and all in the Comments section below!
STAGE 32 NEWS
11 Stage 32 members from 6 countries formed a Stage 32 Meetup at the Cannes Film Festival. We have the story and the photos here: Stage 32 Hits Cannes
Ross Putnam, Creative Executive at Ineffable Pictures, recently signed one of our writers and is in development on his script. Now he’s teaching an exclusive 4 week Master Class for screenwriters: It’s All About Your “Hero’s Journey” – How to Write Memorable Characters. Space is limited. For more information, click here: It's All About Your "Hero's Journey"
Over at the Stage 32 Happy Writers, we have a full slate of pitch sessions this weekend as Level 1 Entertainment, Animal Kingdom, Vice, Fox TV, and more will be in the house hearing your pitches. To learn more and to register, click here: Weekend Pitch Sessions
And we’re seeking all thriller, suspense and horror scripts for our first annual The Search For New Blood Screenwriting Contest. The winner flies to Hollywood to meet with Relativity Media! To learn more and to register, click here: Search For New Blood Screenwriting Contest
STAGE 32 SUCCESS STORIES
POPULAR AND INTERESTING LOUNGE DISCUSSIONS
PROPOSED AND PLANNED STAGE 32 MEETUPS
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