Writing a hit movie in six days — with a lot of teamwork


My latest article in Creative Screenwriting:

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber are a screenwriting team – one of the busiest (and probably the fastest) in Hollywood, working on both indie and studio projects.

Their first hit was the spec (500) Days of Summer in 2009, and they went on to pen The Spectacular Nowand the highly successful movie version of John Green’s bestseller The Fault in Our Stars.

Along the way they’ve collected 12 screenwriting awards, including jointly being named Screenwriter of the Year at the 2009 Hollywood Film Awards.

Scott lives in LA and Michael lives in New York. They work together via email and phone – never in the same room….