BPS 006: How a Screenwriter Becomes a First Time Director with Kelly Fremon Craig

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How a Screenwriter Becomes a First Time Director with Kelly Fremon Craig

I’m asked all the time

“How does a screenwriter get the opportunity to direct one of their screenplays?”

That is the question. In Hollywood, more times than not, writers don’t have the power or ability to direct their own material. It took a few screenplays before Quentin Tarantino got the shot with Reservoir Dogs. Today’s guest is writer/director Kelly Fremon Craig. She got her shot to director her own screenplay on the 2016 critical darling Edge of Seventeen starring Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, and Kyra Sedgwick. Check out the trailer below.

Kelly’s adventures through Hollyweird is inspiring to say the least. Enjoy my conversation with Kelly Fremon Craig.

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