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Screenwriting Insights from Jurassic Park Screenwriter David Koepp

News · November 11, 2019

"Big set pieces are like the songs in a musical and they need to complement and advance the story. The best moments you have writing are when you find some character reveal within that piece. Then you’re doing everything at once." Read More »

David Koepp on Jurassic Park / Q&A with Radheyan Simonpillai

News · November 4, 2019

David discusses the making of Jurassic Park with Radheyan Simonpillai following a screening presented by the Toronto International Film Festival. Read More »

A Debut Novel from a Storied Screenwriter: Talking with David Koepp about Cold Storage

News · October 3, 2019

"For the first time in decades, I had the freedom to delve into a character’s thoughts and inner feelings, rather than being limited to only what they say, do, or see. I was positively giddy." Read More »

The One with David Koepp

News · September 17, 2019

"It’s why journalists and detectives are so great. Because they fundamentally have to find something out. It seems like they’re working toward a discernible goal." Read More »

David Koepp in Conversation with Andrew Kevin Walker

News · September 11, 2019

David sits down with fellow screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker for a chat about Cold Storage. Read More »

How Jurassic Park Screenwriter David Koepp Turned Zombie Fungus Into a Freaky Novel

News · September 9, 2019

"You must stop confusing fungus and benzene. They are not the same thing at all. And you can't turn one into the other, any more than you could turn a city into a pair of socks." Read More »

Cold Storage Review – Wall Street Journal

News · September 6, 2019

In David Koepp’s new nerve-shredder, bioweapons experts are called in to fight a fast-spreading mutant fungus. Read More »

Ask Me Anything

News · September 5, 2019

"You can't lead the parade from behind, you have to write something you yourself want to see." Read More »

How Skylab’s Demise Inspired Jurassic Park Screenwriter’s 1st Novel Cold Storage

News · September 5, 2019

How Skylab's demise inspired Jurassic Park screenwriter's first novel, Cold Storage Read More »

Jurassic Park’s Screenwriter Wrote an Equally Terrifying Novel, and Loved It

News · September 3, 2019

“There were two authors that were really big for me, Stephen King and Kurt Vonnegut.” Read More »