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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gordy Hoffman. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gordy Hoffman, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gordy Hoffman. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gordy Hoffman, often where they are interviewed.

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Advice To Screenwriters - Gordy Hoffman (BlueCat Screenplay Competition Founder & Judge)

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In this Film Courage video interview, BlueCat Screenplay Competition Founder and Judge Gordy Hoffman shares his advice to Screenwriters.

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Feb 13 2019 · 1hr 29mins
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605. The Other Side of the Meg w/ Gordy Hoffman

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In this episode, Tyler and guest host Jason Eaken are joined by Gordy Hoffman to discuss The Meg, Spotlight, Star Wars, and The Other Side of the Wind.

Oct 22 2018 · 1hr 11mins

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Commentary: Screenwriter & BlueCat Founder Gordy Hoffman

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This is my commentary and takeaways from my conversation with Gordy Hoffman, the Sundance-winning writer of Love Liza (starred his brother, Philip Seymour Hoffman), and founder of BlueCat Screenwriting Competition. Check the feed for the interview. 

In this commentary I discuss

  • What I appreciate about Gordy 
  • My thoughts on feedback and dealing with the issues that come up when giving and receiving it
  • The importance of having uncomfortable conversations
  • Some reflections on addiction, in context to the character in Love Liza and other observations

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If you'd like to hear another thoughtful conservation about screenwriting and story development, you might appreciate this interview with Golden Globe-winning producer Lindsay Doran, who helped develop icon films This Is Spinal Tap, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Ghost.

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Sponsor for this Episode Screenwriters Down South – We're a screenwriting group in Baton Rouge. Some of our writers have written scripts that have been made into films with movie stars, written award-winning shorts, and worked at production companies or on film sets around the world.   Screenwriters Down South on # Say hello: podcast@nsavides.com

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Music for the show provided by Rob Costlow.

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Books Mentioned
  • Jugheadcomic book series
  • Nightby Elie Wiesel

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Shows & Movies Mentioned
  • 27 Dresses
  • Alien
  • Almost Famous
  • Animal House
  • Annihilation
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Boogie Nights
  • Capote
  • Citizen Kane
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Devil Wears Prada
  • Get Out
  • Godzilla
  • Godfather
  • Get Out
  • Independence Day
  • Jaws
  • King Kong
  • La Dulce Vita
  • Love Liza
  • The Master
  • The Meg - reversals
  • Mission: Impossible III 
  • Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • Owning Mahowny
  • The Searchers
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Titanic
  • Unforgiven
  • We Bought a Zoo
  • When Harry Met Sally

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Sep 24 2018 · 1hr
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Sundance-Winning Screenwriter & BlueCat Founder Gordy Hoffman

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Gordy Hoffman's  first produced feature screenplay, Love Liza, won the prestigious Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award when it premiered at Sundance. The film also featured a memorable performance from his brother, Philip Seymour Hoffman, his first starring role in a film. 

Dog Bowl, a short film that Gordy wrote and directed, also premiered at Sundance, where it was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. Gordy has also taught writing at prominent film institutions around the country including USC and UCLA. His background as an accomplished working writer gives his BlueCat Screenplay Competition some credibility, as does BlueCat's 20 year history of discovering and developing writers who gone on to find success in Hollywood.

Some of the things we discuss include

  • Why good feedback is important but difficult to give and receive
  • How the BlueCat Screenplay Competition can help writers develop
  • What it was like working with Philip Seymour Hoffman to bring Love Liza, a script about a man addicted to sniffing gasoline, to life
  • Gordy's rant about one of Alamo Drafthouse's policies
  • Where Gordy looks for inspiration

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I had a number of takeaways from the conversation and things I wanted to expand upon, so I recorded my commentary as a separate track, which you can hear below or next in the podcast feed.

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If you'd like to hear another thoughtful conservation about screenwriting and story development, you might appreciate this interview with Golden Globe-winning producer Lindsay Doran, who helped develop icon films This Is Spinal Tap, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Ghost.

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Sponsor for this Episode Screenwriters Down South – We're a screenwriting group in Baton Rouge. Some of our writers have written scripts that have been made into films with movie stars, written award-winning shorts, and worked at production companies or on film sets around the world.   Screenwriters Down South on # Say hello: podcast@nsavides.com

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Related Things

Music for the show provided by Rob Costlow.

#

Books Mentioned
  • Jugheadcomic book series
  • Nightby Elie Wiesel

#

Shows & Movies Mentioned
  • 27 Dresses
  • Alien
  • Almost Famous
  • Animal House
  • Annihilation
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Boogie Nights
  • Capote
  • Citizen Kane
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Devil Wears Prada
  • Get Out
  • Godzilla
  • Godfather
  • Get Out
  • Independence Day
  • Jaws
  • King Kong
  • La Dulce Vita
  • Love Liza
  • The Master
  • The Meg - reversals
  • Mission: Impossible III 
  • Nutcracker and the Four Realms
  • Owning Mahowny
  • The Searchers
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Titanic
  • Unforgiven
  • We Bought a Zoo
  • When Harry Met Sally

#

If You Liked the Show
  • Subscribe or leave an honest review:

Apple Podcasts

Spotify

Overcast

Thank you for visiting!

Sep 24 2018 · 1hr 29mins

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SYS Podcast Episode 221: Writer / Director Gordy Hoffman Talks About His Short Film, Dog Bowl

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Read 'SYS Podcast Episode 221: Writer / Director Gordy Hoffman Talks About His Short Film, Dog Bowl' at http://www.SellingYourScreenplay.com.

Screenwriter and Director Gordy Hoffman talks about his short film Dog Bowl (now available through Amazon Prime). We dig into the particulars of the story and how he worked through many of the writing challenges that […]
Apr 09 2018 · 1hr 28mins
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Episode 202 - Gordy Hoffman (Screenwriting)

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Gordy Hoffman is a screenwriter and director known for Dog Bowl (2015), Love Liza (2002), and A Coat of Snow (2005). Gordy is the founder of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition a contest designed for finding and fostering undiscovered writing talent. The winning screenplay from the 2005 competition, Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach was purchased by Greenestreet Films, and was released in 2009. Gordy has also taught graduate screenwriting at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

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Show Notes
-- Seinfeld - Elaine hates the English Patient

-- Save the Cat!  - Here’s what started the phenomenon: the best seller, for over 15 years, that’s been used by screenwriters around the world. Blake Snyder
-- Paul Thomas Anderson - is an American filmmaker. In 1993, he wrote and directed a short film titled Cigarettes & Coffee on a budget of $20,000. After he attended the Sundance Institute, Anderson had a deal with Rysher Entertainment to direct his first feature film, a neo-noir crime thriller titled Hard Eight, in 1996. Anderson received critical and commercial success for his film Boogie Nights (1997), set during the Golden Age of Porn in the 1970s and 1980s. His third feature, Magnolia (1999), takes place over a single day in the San Fernando Valley, following the interconnected lives of several characters in search of happiness and resolution. It received strongly positive reviews despite struggling at the box office. In 2002, the romantic comedy-drama Punch-Drunk Love, Anderson's fourth feature, was released to generally favorable reviews.  The epic drama There Will Be Blood (2007), set in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, centers on a silver miner's efforts to capitalize on the Southern California oil boom. Released after a five-year absence, it garnered wide acclaim from critics. Anderson's sixth film, the drama The Master (2012), was released to critical acclaim. His seventh film, the crime comedy-drama Inherent Vice, based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon, was released in 2014, to somewhat polarized reviews, but acclaim from some critics. He made Junun, a documentary about the making of an album of the same name. His eighth feature film, Phantom Thread, which reunited him with There Will Be Blood star Daniel Day-Lewis (in his supposed final film performance), was released in December 2017.
-- The Master - the journey of a naval veteran (Joaquin Phoenix) who arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future–until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
-- Phantom Thread -
-- Boogie Nights -  is a 1997 American drama film written, produced and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It is set in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley and focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher who becomes a popular star of pornographic films, chronicling his rise in the Golden Age of Porn of the 1970s through to his fall during the excesses of the 1980s. The film is an expansion of Anderson's mockumentary short film The Dirk Diggler Story (1988). It stars Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle, John C. Reilly, William H. Macy, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heather Graham.
-- Phillip Seymour Hoffman - was an American actor, director, and producer. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles – typically lowlifes, eccentrics, bullies, and misfits – Hoffman acted in many films from the early 1990s until 2014.
-- Love Liza - Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel (Philip Seymour Hoffman) turns to gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law (Kathy Bates).
Love Liza won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.
-- Dog Bowl - A heartbroken girl spiraling through life stumbles upon the true nature of her existence after stealing the vest off of a service dog. A short film written and directed by Gordy Hoffman. Dog Bowl had its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and went on to screen at over 50 festivals around the world.

-- Blue Cat Screenwriting Competition - Founded by award winning writer/director Gordy Hoffman in 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition’s passionate commitment to develop and discover the unknown screenwriter continues to define our work today, becoming one of the largest and most prestigious screenplay competitions in the world. BlueCat’s Winners and Finalists have been signed by major talent agencies like UTA, CAA and WME, sold their work to studios like Warner Bros., Paramount and Universal, and won major awards at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals, all after being discovered by and winning BlueCat.
Deadlines
Regular Deadline: February 1st, 2018. Feature $60, Pilot (Hour) $55, Pilot (Half-Hour) $50, Short Script $50, Short Film $50.
Final Deadline: February 20th, 2018. Feature $65, Pilot (Hour) $60, Pilot (Half-Hour) $55, Short Script $55, Short Film $55.
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Jan 28 2018 · 1hr 5mins
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Episode 136 - Gordy Hoffman - A Screenwriter's Journey and How Screenwritiing Competitions Work

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Join us for this inspiring conversation with Gordy Hoffman about how screenplay competitions work and why you should never give up. If you want to make films, Gordy says don't wait, "do your dream today!"
Jan 15 2018 · 1hr 8mins
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344. w Gordy Hoffman

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Tyler and David are joined by screenwriter Gordy Hoffman to discuss Love Liza and the BlueCat screenplay competition.
Oct 22 2013 · 1hr 14mins
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Episode 31: Interview with Gordy Hoffman

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David and Mat interview writer/director and founder of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Gordy Hoffman.
Mar 25 2008 · 40mins