My New Book

SHOWDOWN AT SHINAGAWA: Tales of Filming from Bombay to Brazil

Showcasing My Book in Berkeley on Feb 3

I’ll be discussing my book and reading some stories next Wednesday evening in Berkeley.

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Books / Writing

Write What You Don’t Know

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I’ve been a filmmaker and writer for most of my life, but I’ve never written a film. There was no screenplay writing class at Stanford when I was in film school there, for some reason, and I never caught the bug.

Now, however, Julian Hoxter, my colleague in the Cinema Department at San Francisco State University, has published a wonderful book called Write What You Don’t Know: An Accessible Manual for Screenwriters. I can feel my life starting to change. . . . CONTINUE READING: Write What You Don’t Know