Interview with Kathie Fong Yoneda

Reading Between The Lines: An Interview with Kathie Fong Yoneda By Christina Hamlett What is Hollywood looking for? Ms. Kathie Fong Yoneda has seen it all in 25+ years of story analysis and development at Paramount, MGM, Columbia, Walt Disney, 20th Century Fox, Filmways, Inc. and Universal Pictures. An accomplished speaker, author, and international teacher, she … Read more

Interview: Screenwriter Madeline DiMaggio

Follow Your Dream: An Interview with Madeline DiMaggio By Christina Hamlett (Excerpted from “ScreenTEENwriters”) Former actress and published author Ms. Madeline DiMaggio is a successful author and television screenwriter whose trademark wit and imagination have been stamped on such shows as Bob Newhart, Kojak, Three’s Company, as well as documentaries, soaps, animation and movies of … Read more

Breaking and Entering

By Michael Allen There are countless books, seminars and classes out there on “How to Break into Show Biz.” Indeed, breaking into show biz has literally become a business unto itself with people shelling out hundreds and thousands of dollars for the “inside secrets.” What amazes me is how many of these books and seminars … Read more

Review: Ask the Pros: Screenwriting 101 Questions Answered by Industry Professionals

Ask the Pros: Screenwriting 101 Questions Answered by Industry Professionals Edited by Howard Meibach and Paul Duran Lone Eagle Publishing Company 2004 205 pp. Amazon.com price: $12.57 Review by Patrick Beltran  Ask the Pros: Screenwriting is not your typical screenwriting book. Edited by Howard Meibach (of Hollywoodlitsales.com fame) and writer-director Paul Duran, this book does … Read more