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We're quite excited for issue 15 as it's packed with tons of great content including: Our Oscar Lessons series where we chat with nominated writers about their favorite scenes and habits, an interview with the Disney team that created their Oscar nominated short-Feast, a look into the Oscar nominated documentary Finding Vivian Maier, in-depth Sundance 2015 coverage including interviews with the Waldo Salt Screenwriting winner for The Stanford Prison Experiment and the grand jury Winner, novelist/screenwriter Jesse Alexander for Me and Earl and The Dying Girl, plus a look into Bayside! The Musical! based on 90s TV cult classic Saved By The Bell, an interview with Black List screenwriter. If want to read the year's best scripts we've linked to over 20 of them that you can read on your iPad right now. Plus articles featuring the director of Fifty Shades of Grey, the screenwriter of The Voices and so much more!

Read a script, an in-depth interview or watch a short film in each issue.
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If you ever get the chance to listen to Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith podcast, then you know this magazine is a must subscribe. Great together and worth every minute. So happy right now. Christmas seems to have come early.

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Supplementing my subscription to American Cinematographer and the wide range of great podcasts including The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith, Backstory is a great new addition to my source of knowledge about the making of movies. I find the sources vital in pursuing my career as a filmmaker.

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