March 12, 2017

Watch: Kenneth Lonergan Reveals the Emotional Journey of Storytelling

Every moment of the storytelling process is filled with emotion.

If you’re a fan of Kenneth Lonergan’s films and plays, you know that he tells stories with characters wrestling with their deepest emotions, many times struggling with very real existential crises. And yet, Lonergan also has a wonderful sense of humor that he laces throughout these emotional tales.

The Oscar-winning screenwriter of Manchester by the Sea and much lauded playwright recently gave a very interesting talk for the BAFTA Screenwriters Lecture series, where he works through his personal experiences and describes how they relate to his writing and directing. Check out the lecture below, and if you don’t have time for the full talk, you can read our takeaways after the video.

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Source: NoFilmSchool