Archive for June, 2011


Steve just wants to teach some things about screenwriting his way as Alec interrupts with his own show vision. In private, Steve laments that he agreed to accept financing for the show from Mr. Chiselbottom, Alec’s father, on the condition that Alec would “direct” Steve.

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George Lee (born 27 September 1962) is an Irish economist, journalist and former Fine Gael politician. He worked for RTÉ from 1992 to 2009. He was appointed Economics Editor in 1996. During his time in RTÉ News and Current Affairs he was named Irish Journalist of the Year for uncovering a major tax evasion and overcharging scandal at National Irish Bank. He has also presented many documentary programmes for RTÉ. He became a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South constituency in June 2009. He won a by-election with a 53.4% majority. He was referred to as a “celebrity TD”. On 8 February 2010 he announced his resignation both from Fine Gael and from Dáil Éireann. His reasoning was that he had “virtually no influence or input”. He spent nine months in politics. Eoghan Harris (born 1943) is an Irish journalist, columnist and politician. He was nominated by the Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern to Seanad Éireann in the 2007 election. He currently writes for the Sunday Independent. Harris has held posts at various parties throughout his career. He was a Marxist ideologue of the Workers’ Party and its predecessor, Official Sinn Féin; a short-lived adviser to former Taoiseach John Bruton; an adviser to the Ulster Unionist Party and most recently a supporter of the Fianna Fáil-led government of Bertie Ahern. At one stage an Irish republican, he is now a bitter critic of modern day Sinn Féin, expressing his political views in the Sunday Independent. Harris’s critics accuse him of

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Watch an introduction to writing a movie script in this free screen play instruction video from our motion picture expert and experienced executive producer. Expert: Ron Becks Bio: Ron Becks has been acting since he was a child. His feature film “1st Testament–CIA Vengance” (2001) and his documentary “Haitian Slave Children– Forgotten Angels (2002)” have won film awards. Filmmaker: Nili Nathan

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In this compilation of StarCam interviews with Oscar nominees, “The Social Network”‘s Jesse Eisenberg talks about who would be his Facebook friend, James Franco talks about what it was like acting solo in “127 Hours,” and Natalie Portman dishes on whether friends can be more than “just friends.” Jacki Weaver discusses the plot of “Animal Kingdom,” director Tom Hooper talks about his amazing cast in “The King’s Speech,” writer/director Christopher Nolan talks about his process for screenwriting, writer David Seidler tells why he had to wait so long to write “The King’s Speech,” and director Danny Boyle dishes on why he decided not to make “127 Hours” into a documentary. Other interviews with Christian Bale, Hailee Steinfeld, and Amy Adams. starcam.com

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Virgin Media Shorts 2011 is open for entries. Enter your short film at virginmediashorts.co.uk before 12pm on 7 July. The 12 shortlisted films will be put onto 35mm print and shown across the Picture House cinema network and independent cinemas for a whole year, plus the Grand Prize winner will scoop up to £30k funding for their next project. The UK’s biggest short film competition is back!

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