Self promotion turned out to be the hottest topic yet on my blog. My three posts on the subject are approaching 6,000 reads! I have received dozens of comments, both on the blog and at LinkedIn, over 95% of which were in agreement that self-promotion is vitally important. You get it! That's good! Here's what I got...
The New York Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art’s Education program rolls on, ably overseen by the museum’s Senior VP of Education, Danny Fingeroth. Fingeroth’s impressive credits include a lengthy stint as group editor of Marvel’s Spider-Man books. As part of his job Fingeroth rounds up pros and the level of Peter Kuper, Larry Hama, Paul Levitz and J.M. DeMatteis to share their knowledge and experience with aspiring comics creators.
Dimension Films have picked up the rights to Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson's HOW TO DEFEAT YOUR OWN CLONE: AND OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE BIOTECH REVOLUTION, reports ComingSoon.net.
Karen Croner (ONE TRUE THING) has been hired to adapt the Korean comedy HELLO GHOST for director Chris Columbus, reports Deadline.com.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has hired Michael Markowitz (HORRIBLE BOSSES) to pen KING OF THE ELVES, reports Variety.
The next Disneyland attraction to get a film might be the Matterhorn. Heat Vision reports that Jason Dean Hall (GRAND THEFT AUTO) has been hired to pen a script that weaves the ride's bobsled theme into the plot, reports Heat Vision.
Darren Lemke (JACK THE GIANT KILLER) will adapt the animated feature BEASTS OF BURDEN, based on Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson's Dark Horse comic, reports Heat Vision.
Does self-promotion really work? What happens when you promote your writing via blog, Facebook and LinkedIn? Over the past several weeks I’ve done just that. The results are in. Check out this post and find out exactly what happened with my experiment in self-promotion...
Warner Bros. and Ron Howard are developing a live-action version of MAD Magazine's SPY VS. SPY, reports Deadline.com.
Fox has hired Max Landis, son of John Landis, who wrote for the MASTERS OF HORROR and FEAR ITSELF series, to pen a new version of FRANKENSTEIN, reports Variety.
Relativity Media has hired Alex Tse (WATCHMEN) to write the reboot of THE CROW, reports ComingSoon.net.
John Heffernan (SNAKES ON A PLANE) has sold an untitled sci-fi script to Paramount, reports Variety.
Jason Keller (Relativity's untitled Snow White project) has been tapped to adapt Justin Cronin's novel THE PASSAGE, writes Heat Vision.
David Dobkin, the director of WEDDING CRASHERS and the upcoming THE CHANGE-UP, has sold his spec script ARTHUR & LANCELOT to Warner Bros. for $2 million, reports Deadline.com.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 178 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
Peter O’Brien, the writer of the HALO: REACH videogame, has been tapped by Warner Bros. to rewrite the script for thriller LINE OF SIGHT, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Steven Spielberg and THOR writer Mark Protosevich have teamed up to brainstorm ideas for JURASSIC PARK 4, reports Heat Vision.
Universal Pictures and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes has hired Simon Kinberg (SHERLOCK HOLMES) to rewrite OUIJA, reports 24 Frames.
GREEN LANTERN writer Marc Guggenheim will write the new comicbook series NOWHERE MAN for Liquid Comics, reports Deadline.com.