MATTHEW GENTILE: Writer & Director of AMERICAN MURDERER - Ep. 127

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Detective B. Adam Richardson interviews Matthew Gentile about writing and directing AMERICAN MURDERER, based on the true story of Jason Derek Brown (Tom Pelphrey) - a charismatic con man turned party king who bankrolls his luxurious lifestyle through a series of scams. When his funds run low and his past catches up with him, he plots his most elaborate scheme yet. In the process, he becomes hunted by FBI Special Agent Lance Leising (Ryan Phillippe) as the FBI's most unlikely - and elusive - top ten fugitive.

Adam served as the law enforcement consultant for AMERICAN MURDERER.

0:00 Intro
1:42 Bringing AMERICAN MURDERER to the screen
5:40 Challenges of writing true stories
6:42 The need to dramatize true stories for movies to work
10:00 True stories give you THE SIX HOOKS
10:38 Casting AMERICAN MURDERER
18:55 Directing veteran actors
21:56 "Directing Actors" book by Judith Weston
25:32 Favorite part of the movie making process
26:40 Screenwriting
29:36 Preparing and shooting the film
30:12 Editing the movie is the final rewrite
31:49 Screenwriting advice
33:00 Network horizontally
33:35 Write what you're passionate about
38:24 AMERICAN MURDERER release date
39:00 Connect with Matthew
39:40 Detective B. Adam Richardson - Law Enforcement Consultant

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