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The Screenwriting Biz Film Series

Most people take screenwriting for granted. These films will show just how hard it is to be a working screenwriter and how great the rewards can be. From the Studio System to writing on spec, this film series shows the art and business of screenwriting. It presents the struggles that screenwriters face when trying to write; dealing with writer’s block, screenplay readers, directors, producers, agents, and others while remaining sane and solvent. 


Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard (May 7)

A writer who is writing a film struggles to keep his wife from falling for the producer. Godard’s meditation on filmmaking has a critical eye to what goes on in the screening room and on set. The film shows how conflicts between art and business affect a film’s production.

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