Tag Archives: Screenwriters

VIDEO: Creative Spark: Screenwriter, Eric Roth

Today’s video, courtesy of Academy Originals, features screenwriter Eric Roth, known for Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Good Shepherd, Munich, Ali, The Insider, The Horse Whisperer, The Postman and Forrest Gump, among other screenplays.

Eric speaks about how he comes up with ideas, his writing process, what he feels makes a good writer, working with Studios, how he deals with writer’s block and much more.


VIDEO: Creative Spark: Screenwriter, John August

Today’s video, courtesy of Academy Originals, features Screenwriter John August, known for films such as Frankenweenie, Dark Shadows, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, Charlie’s Angels & Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle and Titan A.E.

In this interview, John shares his fascinating process, how he writes (both from a mental/imagination process as well as the practical application of that process), where he draws inspiration, how he gives himself the best environment to be creative and how he problem solves.

Two words that stood out to us “standing desk”.  What a concept.