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It’s time that screenwriters got the props!

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Host Tom Fudge talks with the author of The Schreiber Theory, a manifesto which argues that the screenwriter, not the director, is really the creative genius behind a good film.

Guest:

  • David Kipen is the author of The Schreiber Theory: A Radical Rewrite of American Film History. He's also the Director of the Literature program at the National Endowment of the Arts. He joins us by phone from Washington DC.

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