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Forum: Screenwriting 10-06-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 755
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Where do you like to write?

I have an office at home. I do best when my family is nearby (but NOT in my office). Of course, there are sometimes ill-timed interruptions, but I'll take that tradeoff.
I don't listen to music. I...
Forum: Films 10-04-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Ad Astra

I think another aspect is that we actually cared about the supporting characters in THE ABYSS and what happened to them.

SPOILER BELOW:
Forum: Films 10-03-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Ad Astra

No argument here. My all time favorite James Cameron flick!
Forum: Films 10-03-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Ad Astra

Beautifully shot and acted. I really was loving about 2/3 - 3/4 of the way through it.

POSSIBLE SPOILERS COMING
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 10-03-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By DangoForth
Re: I've got a movie coming out this week!

I love it when old "dead" projects come back to life!
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 10-02-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Option contract question - WGA or no??

Before I joined the WGA, my attorney always made sure the contracts stated I would receive credit and compensation based on WGA guidelines. After having a couple SIGNED contracts where I did not...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 10-01-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 27,262
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Franklin Leonard

Eight kids. Huh.

Amateur! :)

Really, though, kudos to you. We found if you can handle four, you pretty much can handle anything above and beyond ..
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-11-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Universal writers program

I missed that, somehow... Must be these darned new-fangled spectacles...

Anyhow, no way my attorney is signing that last page.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-27-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Any WGA members produce own festival short?

Thanks, Steve! Good, helpful info!
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-27-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By DangoForth
Any WGA members produce own festival short?

Have a couple short scripts that I held on to, thinking I'd direct them some day. Finally decided not to, and have been approached by a couple different directors. So, I'll probably end up producing...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-23-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,383
Posted By DangoForth
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

Based on everything she's been quoted on over the past month, it seems Nagy has the most respect out of everyone for her own opinion.
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-20-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,383
Posted By DangoForth
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

"I mean, sure, I want what's right. But I don't want to be inconvenienced by what it requires to get there."
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-19-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Hollywood = McDonalds

YESTERDAY has pulled in over $125 million off a $26 million budget. Yeah, there's also marketing $$. Yeah, it was a Richard Curtis script, not your average schlub.. But still, it outperformed....
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-17-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By DangoForth
Re: CONTESTS: let's take a poll

CURRENTLY REPPED?: Lawyer only.

EVER ENTERED A CONTEST?: Yes, Won a few smaller ones, finalist in quite a few more. But not Nicholl.

PREVIOUSLY REPPED?: Yes, Agent.

GOT REPPED THROUGH CONTEST:...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-16-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Anybody Know Any Agents or Managers Open to Acquiring New Clients?

Screenwriters WITH a history in Hollywood still have a very hard time finding an agent or a manager. And there are literally THOUSANDS of writers without any credit who want to get read. And right...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-14-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,383
Posted By DangoForth
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

That's the problem with thinking The Big 4 will be actually willing to sit down to real negotiation.

"You don't understand who you're dealing with."
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-09-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Wga
Views: 312
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Wga

Just search twitter for "WGA event" and sort by latest.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-09-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,758
Posted By DangoForth
Talking Re: Here's a new one... -UNTILED RANT-

Ok, i just have to play. Could 2 of his initials have written THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA?
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-06-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Top Showrunners in Support of Nagys' Presidency

LOL! It could easily be pointed out that negotiating with WME, CAA, UTA, or ICM is a pointless waste of time. They have already shown they have ZERO interest in negotiating (a year's warning contract...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-04-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,257
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Biggest "I blew it" moment...?

Early on, a producer mailed me (this was the olden days) 3 pages of notes from him on an A/A I'd sent him. Did I thank him and really look at what his notes talked about? NOOOOOOOOOOO! I thought to...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-02-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,414
Posted By DangoForth
Re: I knew this would happen (mole among us)

Literally took like 15 seconds...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-01-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,383
Posted By DangoForth
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

Look, I'm just gonna tell y'all, flat out, that I got nuthin going for me...

Except THIS now. I'm laying out my turf as Male Model for the Full-Figured Guy!
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 07-26-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,383
Posted By DangoForth
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

I'm of the opinion that the Big 4 will "kick" all of their literary agents out to form "independent" (ha!) sgencies. And they'll continue packaging everywhere they can until directors and actors...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 07-26-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By DangoForth
Re: Silver seeks script savvy help...

Sad, but true, though. :)

I was hired to write a biopic. Every person and incident used in the screenplay came straight from the subjects. But the producer still wanted ME to sign for the...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 07-26-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,383
Posted By DangoForth
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

Whether they get more agencies to sign or not, they still have my support. This fight is about fiduciary responsibility.
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