July 21, 2018

Screenwriting Unchained Released

Screenwriting Unchained, my new non-fiction book introducing the Story-Type Method®, has been released by SCREENPLAY Unlimited Publishing. For more information, please visit www.screenwritingunchained.com.

News on Beast Quest

Screenplay now out to directors… Let’s hope it finds a great match soon! More details on the project here.

More news on Number9dream

More exciting news about the movie adaptation of David Mitchell’s yakusa thriller number9dream: BAFTA winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna, The Warrior) is attached to the project, which has found a great home on Film 4’s slate. I’ve just started writing a new version of the screenplay. More details here.

New writing project: Beast Quest

I’ve recently started working – solo this time – on the film adaptation of Beast Quest, a series of children books written by Adam Blade and published by Orchard Books (2007-present). This family/fantasy/adventure movie is produced by David Livingstone, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner for Working Title Films (Universal Studios). More details here.

Project at a glance: Beast Quest

Feature Film Adaptation of the series of children books by Adam Blade Writer: Emmanuel Oberg Producers: David Livingstone, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner for Working Title Films (Universal Studios) Genre: Family Film / Adventure / Fantasy Status: out to directors Logline: Beast Quest is a fantasy novel series published by Orchard Books. The series follows the stories of 12-year-old Tom as he […]

News on Number9dream

Paul Webster (The Motorcycle Diaries, Atonement, Eastern Promises) has joined the project as executive producer, which is fantastic news. The script is now out to directors. More info on Number9dream here.

Project at a glance: Pastworld

Adaptation of the novel by Ian Beck (2009)
Writers: Emmanuel Oberg and John McKay
Producer: Paul Brooks for Gold Circle Films
Genre:Sci-Fi / Action / Adventure
Status: in development (treatment) [More…]

New writing project: Pastworld

We’ve just started working on the adaptation of Pastworld, the novel by Ian Beck, an exciting new project produced by Paul Brooks for Gold Circle Films, that I’m co-writing with John McKay. More details in the WRITING section.

Project at a glance: No Time To Kill

Original screenplay
Writer: Emmanuel Oberg
Producer: spec script
Genre: Action Thriller in 3D
Status: in development (revised first draft) [More…]

Project at a glance: Break The Bank!

Remake of the French comedy Faites Sauter la Banque! by Jean Girault
Writers: Emmanuel Oberg and John McKay
Producer: Optimum Releasing / StudioCanal
Genre: Comedy
Status: in development (revised 2nd draft) [More…]

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