New York, NYUSA
Hometown: New York City
June 8, 2005
Magnolia, The Sweet Hereafter, The Village, The Lives of Others, Almost Famous, The Right Stuff, Forrest Gump, Let It Ride, Angels In America, True Romance, The Million Dollar Hotel
Specs Written, Plays Produced, Films and Commercials Directed. Adjunct Professor of Film & Television at Hofstra University. Founder, Moderator NYC Screenwriters. McKee, Blake Snyder, Vogler, Hague, Syd Field...
7+, quite a few rewrite assignments.
Work backwards, intention plus obstacle, choices under pressure, master genre, outline, let characters sing and scream, build a pyramid and surprise us at the top.