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John August

writer Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, Charlie's Angels, Go; co-host Scriptnotes

John August’s screenwriting credits include Go, Big Fish, Frankenweenie, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and both Charlie’s Angels movies. His feature directing debut, The Nines, premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. For television, he has created series for The WB, Fox and ABC. He wrote the book for the Broadway musical version of Big Fish. His company, Quote-Unquote Apps, makes several apps of interest to screenwriters, most notably the screenwriting app Highland and Weekend Read for iPhone. He also created Writer Emergency Pack. John is a frequent advisor to the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. He also maintains two websites aimed at budding screenwriters, johnaugust.com and screenwriting.io.

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