What Kind of Writer are You?
As you’re learning to write, it’s important to observe yourself and consider what kind of writer you are. Different writers have different strengths and gravitate toward different types of stories. When I was in film school, it was pretty easy to pick up what kinds of writers the other students were. Roughly, we broke down into two camps. Some of us were much more focused on commercial story-telling, while others were attracted to films that were more artistic.
The Avengers – An Interview with Screenwriter Zak Penn
THE AVENGERS is directed by Joss Whedon.
In this interview, Zak talks about:
How to adapt a comic into a screenplay.
Making a story emotional and getting us connected to the main character.
Surviving competing interests -- the comic, the fans, and the studio!
How deals like X2, The Incredible Hulk, and The Avengers came together for ...