JAMES EVERETT - 10 Questions
10 Questions from the March 2014 1st Scene Screenplay Winner.
1. Why should your script be made into a film?
It's an exciting story that takes you to another world. It's what film / TV should do I think.
2. How long have you been writing screenplays?
3. What movie have you seen the most in your life?
Back to the Future.
4. What artists would you love to work with?
Bill Nighy, Alfred Molina, Glenn Close, Maggie Smith, Christopher Lloyd, Imogen Poots, Juliette Binoche, John Malcovich, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ian McShane, Kayvan Novak, Billy Crystal
5. How many stories/screenplays have you written?
20+ all at various stages
6. Ideally, where would you like to be in 5 years?
Writing features / my own TV shows
7. Describe your process; do you have a set routine, method for writing?
Get up early. Get it done in first half of day if possible then go back to the real world.
8. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Music, theatre, skateboarding, Lego, stand up comedy, London, New York, Billy Crystal
9. What influenced you to enter the WILDsound Script Contest?
To have your work brought to life. It's why you bother in the first place.
10. Any advice or tips you'd like to pass on to other writers?
Never give up. Always accept you'll never stop learning.