The Conversation: Behind the Scenes

This vintage behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of The Conversation offers a fascinating peek into Francis Ford Coppola’s filmmaking process. 


Mike Newell Masterclass

BAFTA Masterclass: filmmaker Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) on what he looks for in a screenplay. 


Screenwriting Advice From Michael Hauge

In this informative clip, screenwriting consultant Michael Hauge discusses common problems of screenplays and gives some advice on how to fix them. 


Prince Avalanche: Anatomy of a Scene

David Gordon Green (co-writer/director of Prince Avalanche) discusses a scene from the film in this episode of the New York Times web series “Anatomy of a Scene.”


The Writing Process

Jim Rash, Will Reiser, Mike Mills, Tate Taylor, and JC Chandor shed light on their writing processes.