Hearthside Salons with PageCraftWriting

Nicholas Griffin - Screenwriter, Instructor - Breaking In: The Truth of Hollywood Success

January 11, 2021

Screenwriting success is not a static thing. It’s something that has to keep happening in many different ways. Screenwriter Nicholas Griffin broke out early with his script, Matchstick Men, written with his brother Ted. The film was directed by Ridley Scott and stared Nicholas Cage. He and Ted went on to write the FX drama, Terriers, and Nick has worked with most of the major studios in town. He’s also taught graduate level screenwriting at UCLA. We’ll talk about the strange, circuitous routes to screenwriting success, script doctoring, and how to keep your wits in studio notes meeting. 

We talk about filmmaker folks like Richard LaGravanese, Robert Zemeckis, Ridley Scott, Nicholas Cage, and William Goldman. We talk about Nick's projects including Matchstick Men, and Terriers

As always, more information about PageCraft's screenwriting workshops and coaching is here

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