In this week’s round-up from ScriptMag.com, meet South-East-Asian-American filmmakers and screenwriters, plus interviews with screenwriter Emma Needell and comic book writer/artist Matt Kindt, TV medical advisor Dr. Oren Gottfried, and more!
South-East-Asian-American Stories You Need to Know About
Script contributor Thuc Nguyen shines a light on ten, one of many, South-East-Asian-American filmmakers and screenwriters you and Hollywood should have your eye on.
INTERVIEW: The Water Man Screenwriter Emma Needell
Script's editor, Sadie Dean, interviews The Water Man screenwriter Emma Needell. They talk about her adventurous spirit as a child who conjured stories around world-building and myth-making, her journey as a screenwriter to writing and making The Water Man, and her successful collaboration with director David Oyelowo. Plus, she shares invaluable advice and insight for all writers about writing what you're passionate about.
Interview: Q&A with Matt Kindt
Script contributor Sonya Alexander speaks with comic book writer and illustrator Matt Kindt about his latest collaboration with Keanu Reeves on Boom! Studios’ BRZRKR and his career journey in the comic book world.
Meet Medical TV Advisor Dr. Oren Gottfried
Neurosurgeon Dr. Oren Gottfried shares his journey from working as a surgeon to offering his expertise and wealth of knowledge to hit medical TV dramas like The Good Doctor and Chicago Med, as well as his path to his first "story by" credit.
MEET THE READER: "King Kong, Overloaded Scripts, and Popcorn"
Feature films tend to work best when they focus on a single core idea and develop it to its fullest in order to get the most out of its dramatic potential and entertainment potential. Ray Morton shares his thoughts on why he believes too much story got in the way of popcorn movie Godzilla vs. Kong.