BLUECAT'S BLOG TOUR 2009
02.04.09 We recently interviewed Malcolm Wong, creator of DOGEATERS, the graphic novel, as well as the screenwriter of the original screenplay the novel was based. We asked him about the process of adapting a script to a graphic novel...
What was your original idea for DOG EATERS?
The original impulse for writing post-apocalyptic screenplays started when Bush won/stole the election against Gore. It was an impulse fueled by frustration with Americans' addiction with celebrity while they ignored the political incompetence and arrogance of the U.S. government at the highest levels, the endless and incredibly expensive war -- the feeling that Americans were 'fiddling while Rome burned.' I started to speculate about what would happen if this current incarnation of Rome did in fact burn, bringing down the rest of the world with it in a chain reaction of economic collapse, war, disease, and famine, culminating in the 'Die Off.'
BLUECAT'S BLOG TOUR 2008
Abra Deering Norton is a writer and graduate of UCLA's MFA program in screenwriting. She writes spec screenplays and teleplays (Top 20 Slamdance Finalist) and blogs about all things "bluestocking" at "Bluestocking LA - Life & Times of a Writer and New Mom in Los Angeles" where she writes about her TV and movie viewing habits, screenwriting tips & insights (pithy or not), and her life & times as a scribe and new mom in Los Angeles juggling it all... and she tries to do all this with the least amount of "snark" as possible. Her blog has been featured on Salon.com, and IMDB.com's "Hit List" and "Indie Hit List" several times.
BLUECAT'S BLOG TOUR 2007
Adam Deich's Vodka-Yogurt is a blog dedicated to movie reviews and film criticism. Both films in theaters and in DVD rental
stores are reviewed, from hollywood blockbusters, to cinematic classics, to oft overlooked independent movies.
2.13.07 Q&A: Gordy HoffmanScriptwriting & Script Reading in the UK
A place to pitch, moan and share.
Scriptwriter and script reader, carving out a career in the UK TV/film industry, and beyond...
1.29.07 Gordy Hoffman: One Intense DudeDevelopment Hell
Christina Ferguson writes spec screenplays, reads submissions for Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope:
All-Story and designs speech recognition software. Her blog, Development Hell, focuses on random topics
including: screenwriting, high tech, bass guitar, ashtanga yoga, obscure movies and sometimes, her tragically
comic personal life. She lives in San Francisco.
Neal Romanek is a writer and graduate of USC's Cinema-TV Production program. In addition to screen- and
prose-writing, he compulsively interviews fellow artists, particularly those smarter and wiser than he,
then records his observations in text and podcast form on his website,
www.nealromanek.com, and his rabbit + crow blog. Neal's most recent
projects include producing the multi-media sci-fi site, the Cyclopedia Of
Worlds and writing its accompanying novel, "Conestoga".
1.20.07 My Interview With Gordy HoffmanCould You Describe the Ruckus?
Writing Screenplays, Waiting To Sell-Out
1.16.07 An Interview with Gordy HoffmanB Movie Writers
One screenwriting team's journey into the bowels of B-Movie land, and their heroic quest to create
something entertaining and watchable... if it can ever get made.
1.16.07 An Interview with Gordy HoffmanThe Wild Diner Films Blog
This is the blog of DIY (do-it-yourself, real indie/ultra-low budget & self-distributed) DC based filmmaker
Sujewa Ekanayake. Current projects: DATE NUMBER ONE (2006) distribution, writing screenplay for untitled '07 film.
Wouldn't it be easier to find the best of the whole scribosphere in one place? To be able to read
one blog in order to get the news on the screenwriting front? This is exactly where you can do it.
1.15.07 Ten Questions for Gordy HoffmanThe Happy Existentialist
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