Film Courage: Do you feel closer to…I’ll just call it The Source, The Universe, a Higher Power (whatever) when you write?
Matthew Kalil, Screenwriter/Author/Instructor: It’s a very interesting question. Not always. I think I can write and not be in touch with my higher power or source and actually be very far from it. But I think I’m doing the kind of writing that I should be doing and this is where I think I can get…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).
Bio: Matthew Kalil is a writer, director and script editor. He has written and co-written over 40 produced episodes of TV and has received various grants, development funding and awards. Matthew’s productions have been screened and broadcast in Canada, Denmark, Morocco, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Kenya, South Africa, Thailand, the United States and the United Kingdom. Since receiving his MA in Screenwriting, he has been teaching, writing and mentoring students for close to 20 years. Matthew has developed a unique system of screenwriting theory that helps beginners as well as established screenwriters get in touch with their creative cores. His workshops have touched and inspired thousands of participants. His gentle and insightful script editing guidance has helped many writers realize the stories they were always trying to tell.
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