Mailbag: Producer/Executive Producer Differences, Review Writing Process, Film Adaptations, Halloween Plans, Translated Interviews & More

On the October 19 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to answer reader e-mail in the Mail Bag. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the […]

Writing the Best Cover Letter for Job Application to Land Your Dream Job

Most hiring managers are busy. Before the hiring process even begins, they are likely juggling too much. When they get to the point of being ready to bring on new talent, they must then juggle the recruitment process with their day-to-day responsibilities. To allow the process to run as smoothly and quickly as possible, hiring […]

A Mandela Model for Ethiopia? He's Writing the Script

Ethiopian journalists Eskinder Nega and his wife, Serkalem Fasil, were jailed in 2005 — in separate prisons — on charges of treason. The couple didn’t know it, but Serkalem had just become pregnant with their first and only child. Born premature and malnourished, the baby boy’s only chance of survival was an incubator, which the […]

Writing Journal for a Better and More Productive Self (The How-To Guide)

How many times have rampant thoughts distracted you from your work? How many times have ideas popped in and popped out before you had a chance to capture them? Or maybe clarity has gone missing in action and you would like to find it again? As a busy person, it is not uncommon for your […]

Is Writing Harder Than Directing? Hollywood Filmmakers Weigh In

Here’s a complicated question: is writing harder than directing? Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson thinks so, and inadvertently kicked off a bit of a firestorm when he expressed that sentiment on Twitter. A handful of other Hollywood filmmakers joined the conversation and began explaining reasons why one discipline is more difficult than the other, and […]

Molly Ringwald troubled by Breakfast Club ‘Much of John Hughes’ writing was INAPPROPRIATE’

Following coverage of the #MeToo movement’s response to Harvey Weinstein and other Hollywood sexual harassment scandals, the 50-year-old actress has spoken out on her 1985 hit. Writing in The New Yorker, the former teen star has reevaluated The Breakfast Club, which was written and directed by John Hughes. The filmmaker, who died in 2009, helmed […]

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who’s doing it

Grant Sabatier Grant Sabatier of Millennial Money made $ 401,681 from his blogging side hustle last year. Sabatier says blogging is the perfect side gig and that you can make serious money from it. Advertising, consulting, brand partnerships and social media promotion are some of the ways he says you can bring in a significant […]

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $ 200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device — which worked as […]