10 Screenwriters to Watch (2012)

November 29th, 2012 by

For the last 14 years, Variety has put an annual spotlight on 10 screenwriters to watch. Here are this year’s writers:

Patrick Aison

Reid Carolin

Derek Connolly

Katie Dippold

Bill Dubuque

Rajiv Joseph & Scott Rothman

Kelly Marcel

Ted Melfi

Chris Terrio

Ken Scott

For the other annual Variety lists I’ve covered since GITS started:





2 thoughts on “10 Screenwriters to Watch (2012)

  1. devt says:

    Two women! Almost exactly what I’d expect! Let’s hope there’ll be more next year… Good to see so many women writers in the US Competition at Sundance… though not right through the program so far.

  2. Nikyatu says:

    I’m glad someone left a comment about women screenwriters. I also wonder about minority screenwriters. I know the struggle to direct is a daunting one for everyone but I can only imagine as a non-white screenwriter one would most likely have to write a very “universal” (code for white-centric) story to get any attention in Hollywood.

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