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Robert Baird & Dan Gerson on writing Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

In the screenwriting world, writing a movie with Pixar is like taking a trip to the moon. Deep in the recesses of the “brain trust” – as Monsters University writers Robert Baird and Dan Gerson call the folks who sit in on story development at the exclusive animation studio – is where all the magic happens. At the time Baird and Gerson ...

Robert Baird & Dan Gerson on writing Pixar’s MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

In the screenwriting world, writing a movie with Pixar is like taking a trip to the moon. Deep in the recesses of the “brain trust” – as Monsters University writers Robert Baird and Dan Gerson call the folks who sit in on story development at the exclusive animation studio – is where all the magic happens. At the time Baird and Gerson ...

Cal Brunker and Bob Barlen on ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH

The former storyboard artist for movies like Despicable Me and Ice Age: Continental Drift, Cal Brunker, wrote and directed his first feature animation, Escape from Planet Earth with his writing partner Bob Barlen. This is the first full-length animation that the Weinstein Company has done from start to finish, and it has an A-list cast. From ...

Interview: Wreck-It Ralph screenwriter Phil Johnston on working with Disney’s John Lasseter

John Lasseter is now the head of Disney Animation Studios, but he’s best known for molding the Northern California based animation studio, Pixar, into a household name that is synonymous with a kids’ brand of movies that adults can enjoy, too. Screenwriter Phil Johnston, one of two writers on the newest animation out of the Pixar/Disney ...

Screenwriter Chris Butler on writing the kids zombie flick ParaNorman

Screenwriter Chris Butler got his start in Hollywood by drawing storyboards. Wait a second that means no dialog, right? How does a storyboard artist get good at writing if he never has to spew out dialog? He concentrates on character and not all the chatter, says Butler about the process. Although, the writer/director for the new zombie kids ...

Interview: BRAVE’s Mark Andrews reveals the secret to writing a Pixar movie

Ever since the first Toy Story came out and brought us all to tears, screenwriters around the world have wondered what happens in the secretive Pixar writing room. ScreenwritingU brings you the inside story to what really happens behind closed doors when writers get to create a movie for Pixar with our one-on-one podcast interview with Brav...
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