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Writers and Directors

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Reader Gail McCall of Toluca Lake asks What attributes do directors believe writers need to have for good collaboration to take place on the set? Expert Jack Rothman replies For my book, Hollywood in Wide Angle: How Directors View Filmmaking, I interviewed a cross-section of 32 feature film directors. In our talks, they gave their take on qualities of writers that make for good collaboration on the set. I'll spell out their responses briefly. Directors like working with writers who see the director as the decision maker in the situation, the person truly in charge of the process and outcome....

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