WRITING TRUE: A Look at Biographical Screenplays
Writing a biographical film may sound really easy. After all, everything is there for you. However, real life is chaotic and messy, not to mention contradictory and confusing. A biographical screenplay should be none of these things. So, how do turn a life into a story?
Screenwriters Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack on DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
When screenwriter Craig Borten first read about an AIDS patient who was selling black market prescription drugs to other patients in need of alternative medical assistance, he was instantly intrigued.
This subsection of the AIDS culture, known as private buyers clubs – where patients join clubs to receive their own medical advice as well as ...