(This was originally posted on LeftOnPurpose.com) Midway through the filming of a documentary about his life as an anti war activist, Mayer Vishner declares that his time has passed and that his last political act will be to commit...
  Margot Lee Shetterly: Hello, my name is Margot Lee Shetterly and I am the author of HIDDEN FIGURES. Film Courage: How long did it take to write and then sell the book? Margot Lee Shetterly: All told it took about six...
Film Courage:  I think you’ve mentioned that you enjoy the word ‘Why?’ Karl Iglesias:  It’s my favorite word. Film Courage:  Favorite word.  Okay.  How should a writer incorporate the word Why and that never-ending curiosity from the minute they start writing? Karl...
  Jen Grisanti: I think that if there were an exact science as to what will hit, then writers would be making it all over the place. I think really, I’m going to tell you from being a studio...
Larry Karaszewski: Hi, I’m Larry Karaszewski, nominated tonight for the THE PEOPLE v. O.J. SIMPSON, American Crime Story with my partner, Scott Alexander. Film Courage: Larry, obviously this is not your first story about , you’ve done films on...
  Film Courage: With YOUNG ADULT fiction, one of the tests should be, is it enjoyable to adults. And that if it’s not , maybe a Young Adult readership would be bored because it’s not sophisticated enough? Jennifer Brody: That is...
Film Courage: Michael, I’ve seen films that have two nemesis working against the hero but how about two heroes in a film? Is that really done? Watch the video series on Youtube here Michael Hauge: Yes. That is done and it’s...
  Film Courage: What is sci-fi and what does it mean to the two of you? Marc Scott Zicree: Wow! That’s an interesting question. That is a big question. Well…should I take it Elaine because I’m the science fiction geek ....
  Erik Oleson: Hi, I’m Erik Oleson. I’m here from THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE. Film Courage: Erik, how many years did it take to get this television show made and how did it finally happen? Erik Oleson: I was hired...
  Film Courage: Gary which do you prefer, writing screenplays or actual theater (stage) plays? Gary Goldstein: You know, they are both very different. The big differences is when you write a play, a stage play, the writer is the boss....
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