Thursday, May 27, 2010

And All Through the House

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Trouble with Being a Screenwriter...

Elmore Leonard:
“I stopped writing scripts in 1993." he said. "It was just too much work, and there were too many people you had to please. You’d go to an office, and there were always a couple of executives and producers, and they all had something to say. You [head] back to the hotel room, you’re looking at the wall. This was at a time when I needed the money, so I would adapt the scenes according to what they wanted. And the result would be a bad picture, or it wouldn’t be made. No more screenplays for me.”
Full article HERE.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

IFC Short Films

In the past few months, I saw two short films on IFC that struck me.

Curiously, they both happened to be co-written by David Michôd.

Who is David Michôd?

Written by Nash Edgerton & David Michôd
Directed by Nash Edgerton

"I Love Sarah Jane"
Written by Spencer Susser & David Michôd
Directed by Spencer Susser