Doug Soesbe on ‘Meet the Parents’

April 6, 2018

‘Meet the Parents’ began life as a low-budget 1992 film of the same title. Through the years, assorted A-list directors flirted with the project without proceeding. […]

What Our Members Do: Erin Rodman

January 1, 2018

I’ve been a bookworm since I was a child, and I distinctly remember telling my parents that there were two professions I wanted to pursue as an adult. […]

What Our Members Do: Susan Avallon

April 5, 2017

Maybe two-thirds of my job involves reading screenplays, novels, non-fiction books, plays, teleplays and treatments. I evaluate their potential as movie or television projects. […]

UNION MADE: How I Got to Determine What Movies Get Made

July 10, 2012

We “cover” mostly screenplays, but also novels (some pre-publication), newspaper and magazine articles, plays — any potential source for a good story or lead character. We evaluate old movies for their potential as contemporary remakes, and foreign movies as possible American remakes. […]

Santa Claus Conquers the Movies

February 1, 2011

We asked our erudite story analysts to weigh in on their favorites–– the films that left their mark, or ones that are revisited each year to mark the holiday season. […]

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