Hope you are all having a terrific and creative weekend.
Back with some stories, tips, and videos which caught my eye this week. In this edition, Spike Lee becomes the latest celebrity with a Kickstarter campaign, Nicholas Cage says the joke is on you, Woody Allen’s latest hits theaters, Warner Bros turns to The Black List in an effort to find screenwriters in underserved demos, Bruce Willis gets crusty, Hitchcock waxes poetic, some filmmaking tips, playwriting tips, and much, much more…
And a forum to talk rant and rave about all of it…
As always, I welcome your thoughts on any of these subjects in the Comments section below! Let the discussion begin!
Terminally Ill Simpsons Co-Creator, Sam Simon, Vows to Give Away Fortune
Spike Lee is the latest multimillionaire looking to fund a project through Kickstarter, and Kyle Smith, for one, ain't too happy about it.
Much has been made of Hollywood's blockbuster problem, but its bigger issue may be with China
Woody Allen's new one, Blue Jasmine, opens this weekend and there's already Oscar buzz for Cate Blanchett – To celebrate, a look back at 14 actors who scored Oscar noms in Woody
Warner Bros Turns To The Black List To Find Screenwriting Talent In Under-Served Demos
Iconic is forever – Peter Fonda sues Dolce and Gabanna over Easy Rider T-shirts
Nicolas Cage states: 'People think I'm not in on the joke'
Slate examines The Most Overhyped Castings in Recent Memory
So you think being a celebrity is all glamour? Talk to Bruce Willis…
A cool video of Alfred Hitchcock appearing on Masters Of Cinema
The new trailer for Paranoia, starring Gary Oldman, Liam Hemsworth, and Harrison Ford hit the interwebs
So you want to work in the film industry? – Raindance explains how to land an internship
3 Filmmaking Tips For Small Production Teams
Playwriting Tips From The Royal Court
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