Tales from the Script

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2009
  • Running time: 105 min
Few modern art forms are as misunderstood as the craft of screenwriting, because the collaborative nature of filmmaking and the dominance of celebrity actors and directors obscures the contributions of screenwriters. So if you're a writer eager to... read more

Few modern art forms are as misunderstood as the craft of screenwriting, because the collaborative nature of filmmaking and the dominance of celebrity actors and directors obscures the contributions of screenwriters. So if you're a writer eager to break into Hollywood or simply a movie buff excited to hear the stories behind your favorite films, this unique nonfiction book/documentary film project will captivate you with insights into the wild and mysterious world of Hollywood screenwriting. Enjoy inside conversations with the men and women who dreamed up some of the world's most beloved movie characters. Learn how they surmounted the incredible odds against breaking into Hollywood, and discover the myriad ways in which they transformed their ideas into films that topped the box office, launched the careers of major stars, and earned them Oscars. The stories behind the storytellers are as exciting, surprising, and inspirational as the narratives of their celebrated films.

Original Release

01/10/2009

US Release

01/10/2009

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Cast

Allison Anders Herself / Self
Doug Atchison Himself / Self
Jane Anderson Self
Shane Black Himself / Self
John August Himself / Self
John Carpenter Himself / Self
Frank Darabont Himself / Self
Steven E. De Souza Himself / Self
Antwone Fisher Himself / Self
William Goldman Himself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Hanson

Writers

Paul Robert Herman, Peter Hanson

Cast

Allison Anders Herself / Self
Doug Atchison Himself / Self
Jane Anderson Self
Shane Black Himself / Self
John August Himself / Self
John Carpenter Himself / Self
Frank Darabont Himself / Self
Steven E. De Souza Himself / Self
Antwone Fisher Himself / Self
William Goldman Himself / Self
Guinevere Turner Herself / Self
José Rivera Himself / Self
Melville Shavelson Himself / Self
Justin Zackham Himself / Self
Larry Cohen Himself / Self
Gerald Di Pego Himself / Self
Mark Fergus Himself / Self
Naomi Foner Herself / Self
Joe Forte Himself / Self
Josh Friedman Himself / Self

Producers

Rick D'Avino Executive Producer
Pamela Murphy Executive Producer
Paul Robert Herman Producer
Peter Hanson Producer

Editors

J.D. Funari

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