Richard Chapman

Richard Chapman is a veteran screenwriter and film producer, and lecturer in screenwriting in Washington University’s Film & Media Studies Program in Arts & Sciences. Chapman was nominated in 2003 for an Emmy Award for his role as co-writer of the HBO original film Live From Baghdad.

Posts by Richard Chapman

The Great American Film

Isenberg has assembled an all-star cast of film critics, filmmakers, families of crew members, and fans from all walks of life to share their analysis, anecdotes and nostalgia for a film that Umberto Ecco has characterized as “‘not one movie; it is ‘movies.’”

“Lights, Camera … Money!”

At the center of almost every film is a cast of great actors. But it is money—its loss, gain, theft or lawful earning—that so often decides who gets cast.

Mars Attacks

The hysteria generated by War of the Worlds provides today’s Internet users with a cautionary tale when posting on social media networks: Be careful what you put out there—somebody might just believe you.