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Be Natural

Can you answer this question: Who’s the first female film director? Don’t be surprised if you can’t, because it’s not really common knowledge. When speaking of filmmaking pioneers, Alice Guy-Blaché may not come to mind as readily as the  Lumière Brothers or Georges Méliès, but her contributions to cinema, as well as the lessons we can learn from her story are as far-reaching as they are profound. NFS sat down with filmmakers Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs, who, along with executive producer Robert Redford, have gathered industry greats like Diablo Cody, Julie Delpy, James Bobin, and Ben Kingsley for the documentary Be Natural, a film that looks to inspire new filmmakers by uncovering the mystery of the first female filmmaker. More »

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Woodward and BernsteinScreenwriter William Goldman famously pronounced that, “One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.” If that’s true, then surely Goldman will live on forever in his iconic screenplays and screenwriting books. His writing on screenwriting is almost as legendary as his screenplays, one of which, All The President’s Men, is available to read and download online. This great political thriller about the Watergate scandal is an example of economical, suspenseful writing. Read the script online and listen to an interview with Goldman below! More »