How To Keep Screenwriters And Producers In Sync – Produced By


Movies, obviously, are a storytelling medium and as such, at a fundamental level the process of getting a movie made is the process of establishing a healthy relationship between a film’s producer and that film’s screenwriter. How you go about that was the subject of a consistently hilarious and often illuminating discussion during the From Script To Screen: Getting On The Same Page With Your Writers panel during Produced by 2015.

In attendance, moderator Chuck Roven, with Panelists writer Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect, 30 Rock), producer Jennifer Fox (Nightcrawler, The Bourne Legacy), writer-director Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler, The Bourne Legacy), and writer-director-producer Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Traitor, The Day After Tomorrow). The discussion sprawled, touching on topics such as the fact that producers don’t actually earn a living that often, and the differences between working in television and film. Most often, it stuck tangentially to the panel discussion…

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