How Writers Can See The Shape Of Their Story by Dr. Ken Atchity

Film Courage: Can we go back to the graph for a moment and see the intensity? Dr. Ken Atchity, Author/Producer: Sure [holds up the graph] this shows you what you’re doing. You’re writing little short sentences and you’re putting hyphens and then you’re putting a line connecting them all. But then when you put it […]

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Jimmy Recaps First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate of 2020

-You guys, I’m excited about this. Tyler Perry is my guest tonight. [ Cheers and applause ] Tyler is so busy, not only is he here now, but he also played every Democrat at tonight’s debate. -Really? -Very impressive. That’s right. Earlier tonight in Iowa was the first Democratic debate of 2020. Of course, the […]

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The Assumption That Most Writers Get Wrong – Dr. Ken Atchity

Film Courage: Ken, I have a quote here from the late author Phillip Roth. And the quote is “The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” Dr. Ken Atchity, Author/Producer: It’s worse than good intentions right? And was that a question? Film Courage: It’s a statement and a question I guess? Do you have any […]

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Know Your Schitt’s Creek with the Schitt’s Creek Cast

-Now, after six seasons, you guys have gotten pretty close. I wanted to see just how close you are in a game we call Know Your “Schitts Creek.” Here’s how the game works. One of you will wear noise-canceling headphones while the other three answer a question about you. Then you’ll take the headphones off, […]

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‘The Two Popes’ Writer Anthony McCarten on Progressive v. Conservative Dialogue in Film | Close Up

– At it’s heart The Two Popes is the story of a progressive and a conservative and I hope it speaks to the broader conversation in society at the moment where we have these two camps, we are not quite sure which will ensure our future is better than the other and there’s so much […]

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The 1 Writer Who Makes It And The 9 Who Don’t by Corey Mandell

Film Courage: I know you said in another video that when you were teaching at UCLA (and forgive me if UCLA is on the quarter system or the semester system…but…) okay each quarter or semester you would see maybe two people in the class that you felt were like gems [i.e., especially talented writers) and […]

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Hansi Flick: Positive Reflection on Training Camp in Doha & Injury Update on Gnabry and Hernandez

For a coach, it is of course always important at training camps that you have top conditions, a good grass pitch, short distances. We had all of those here, so we’re very satisfied The players also really pulled their weight. When we leave here, we’ll have completed 14 sessions, which the players can feel in […]

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A Writer’s Time: Making The Time To Write – Dr. Ken Atchity [FULL INTERVIEW]

Film Courage: Ken, I have a quote here from the late author Philip Roth and quote is the road to hell is paved with works in progress. Dr. Ken Atchity, Author/Producer: Yes, that’s worse than good intentions. What’s that a question like it’s a statement and a question I guess in that do you have […]

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Should A Writer Go To School For Screenwriting? by Eric Edson

Film Courage: …And how do we do this faster, so most people would probably turn to education as another form of hacking, how do you get past a certain time frame of putting energy into something? Is formal education totally necessary when it comes to writing? Can’t someone still be a brilliant screenwriter without being […]

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