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Nicole Perlman Interview

For this episode of The Picture Show Conversation Series we chat with Nicole Perlman, screenwriter for Guardians of the Galaxy. We talk about how she started working on this film, decisions to deviate from the comics, her favorite moments in the film and more.


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Nicole Perlman Bio


Nicole Perlman received her Film and Dramatic Writing degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. Since then she has gone on to win the Tribeca Film Festival's Sloan Grant for Science in Film for her screenplay "Challenger," which also placed on the 2006 Black List. The same year she was named one of Variety Magazine's Top Ten Writers to Watch, and more recently was listed in The Playlist's Ten Screenwriters On the Rise in 2013. Nicole has written for Fox 2000, Universal Studios, National Geographic Films, Disney Studios, Cirque Du Soleil Films, and 20th Century Fox. She was a member of the Marvel Writers Program from 2009 to 2011 where she first began developing "Guardians of the Galaxy." She is currently adapting the upcoming YA novel "The Fire Sermon" for Dreamworks, as well as developing the "Matthew Swift" fantasy book series for Skydance Television.

Perlman is on the steering committee of The Science & Entertainment Exchange and actively involved in its programming. The Science & Entertainment Exchange is a nonprofit organization that bridges the gap between science and entertainment.

Find her on Twitter @uncannygirl