Behind the Screen: Getting to Know Dan Mazeau

DAN MAZEAU grew up in Santa Rosa, CA and majored in physics at UC Berkley before enrolling in the MFA screenwriting program at UCLA. There he wrote a family fantasy “The Land of Lost Things” and the script was set up at Nickelodeon/Paramount, with Arnold Kopelson producing. Hired by Dan Lin and Warner Bros. to […]

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Monthly Screenwriting Tips: THE WATERCOLORIST OR… A SCREENPLAY IS NOT A PASTRAMI SANDWICH

The view from the writing studio high atop my Silver Lake home is so beautiful that in order to avoid distraction I draw the shade. Some years ago I commissioned an artist to paint a picture of the view. When I viewed the result I saw that the painter’s vision was different from my own. […]

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