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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Hosted by John August, with panelists including Mark Boal, Maryann Brandon, William Goldenberg, Damon Lindelof, Mary Jo Markey, and Dylan Tichenor

Innovations in digital technology continue to revolutionize every aspect of moviemaking. “Turning the Page” explored how emerging technologies can shape narrative capabilities and influence the crafts of screenwriting, cinematography and editing.

The panel of noted filmmakers, led by writer John August, focused on movies that feature very different genres, settings and time periods, including “Argo,” “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Star Trek Into Darkness.” Using examples from the films they’ve worked on, the group discussed how advances in technology and refinements in production methods have a powerful impact on the entire process of storytelling, from the development of a script through the finishing touches of post-production.

Host John August writes a popular screenwriting blog and discusses writing on the podcast site Scriptnotes. His screenwriting credits include “Go,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “Big Fish,” “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “The Nines” and “Frankenweenie.” Read more about the event here.

Panelists included:

  • Writer Mark Boal (Academy Award nominee for "Zero Dark Thirty")
  • Editors Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey (“Star Trek Into Darkness”)
  • Editor William Goldenberg (Academy Award winner for “Argo,” nominee for “Zero Dark Thirty”)
  • Writer Damon Lindelof (“Star Trek Into Darkness”)
  • Editor Dylan Tichenor (Academy Award nominee for “Zero Dark Thirty”)

Above "Star Trek Into Darkness" photo credit: ILM, courtesy of Paramount Pictures. © 2013 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Event Information

May 15, 2013
Samuel Goldwyn Theater

 

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