Film Courage: Before the interview we were taking a look at your website and it’s excellent. It’s Actfourscreenplays.com. And you have so many interesting parts with it, so we’re going to have some questions with that. One of which is something you wrote where you put “In Hollywood, nothing will ever be stronger than a great story. Trends come and go, stars rise and fall, and studios succeed and fold, but a great story will always be king.” I’m wondering if you can talk about why story is king and some of the parts to that.
Daniel Calvisi: Well, story is timeless. A great script or a great piece of material is timeless. Trends do come and go in film. Visuals and use of CGI, development with digital equipment. You know all of these things, 3D versus 2D, now we’re getting into virtual reality. But what really matters is that…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).
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