Bill Condon Enjoyed Twilight Experience

Bill Condon just did an interview about his upcoming Sherlock Holmes movie and he referenced his Twilight experience.


Did you have a good experience making the “Twilight” films?

I did enjoy it. There were so many things I enjoyed about it. It was tricky but I liked the contract with the audience that was involved in making those movies. I like the fact that there were these expectations with how things would be done. And then you change them and then they get upset. It’s very satisfying to win them over and convince them that it was worth doing. But, more than anything, I do think we live in this culture that’s so busy, cluttered. It’s such a luxury to know that there are people who are waiting with obsession and love for something. I have to say I sort of feel that about “Mr. Holmes” too. We also live in a movie world or entertainment world for good or for bad — in many ways for bad — where people demand a certain familiarly walking into the theater. They want to feel like they know something [laughs]. And that’s sort of what was so useful about “Holmes,” that there’s a sense of purity, that there’s a shared knowledge you can play off of.


Check out the full interview on IndieWire

Aside from the Mr. Holmes, Condon’s next project is a live action Beauty and the Beast movie for Disney

Forever Twilight in Forks Announces Schedule #forevertwilightinForks

Forever Twilight in Forks (Formerly Stephenie Meyer Day) has just released their schedule for the 2015, 10th anniversary of Twilight event. According to the group’s official Facebook Page:


FOREVER TWILIGHT IN FORKS is proud to present the introductory schedule for our Fall 2015 festival celebrating ten years of Stephenie Meyer‘s love story, The Twilight Saga.

Please join your fandom family, actor Erik Odom (the Southern nomad Peter in Breaking Dawn) and acting troupe The Olympic Coven from September 10th through 13th, here in the town that Stephenie chose as home for her vampire family and her lonely high school girl who we followed into their world.

Tickets go on sale Monday February 9th when our site goes live

Additional festival guests, events, and specific event times will continue to be announced here, as well as in our Facebook group and across our channels…




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We look forward to seeing you here in Forks this September!





Olympic Coven to Attend Stephenie Meyer Day

This just in from the organizers of Stephenie Meyer Day in Forks. It looks like the 10th anniversary celebration of Twilight is shaping up to be quite the event.



Volvo Sweepstakes for Twilight Fans to go With #TwilightStories


As a proud partner, Volvo Cars is presenting the winning Twilight Stories filmmaker with the all new VOLVO XC90 HYBRID SUV and launching the Volvo Cars “The Storytellers: New Voices of the Twilight Series Drive to Dream Sweepstakes,” where by voting in the contest, fans can enter to win a new VOLVO XC60 CROSSOVER.

Additionally, up to thirteen (13) monthly prize winners will have a chance to receive a Twilight swag bag and Harman Kardon Soho Wireless Headphones or Soundsticks Wireless Home Speakers.

Visit for more details and ways to enter.

Directors needed for #TwilightStories

The next stage of the Twilight Stories contest involves directors making their pitch to direct one or more of the winning entries.

According to the official Tongal website this is what is needed of the directors, but see their site for full rules/details:

PHASE 4: DIRECTOR PITCH – (Open to Female Filmmakers) Submit your Pitch (What Is a Pitch Phase?) convincing the judges why you should be selected to execute a Short Film based on one of the winning Screenplays from the previous Phase. The Director Pitch must present a clear vision for the proposed short film. For further Submission Requirements, please see below:

  • Text (REQUIRED): 500 characters or less synopsizing how you plan to approach and execute this Short Film.
  • Portfolio of Existing Work (REQUIRED): Each Director Pitch must include an existing portfolio of work that clearly demonstrates the director’s ability to execute on the proposed Winning Screenplay. Please link to your previous video work and specify your role (producer, director, etc.).
  • Director Bio (REQUIRED): Tell us a little about yourself in 500 characters or less.
  • Screenplay (REQUIRED): Select a winning Screenplay you want to work with from the previous phase via the dropdown menu.
  • Storyboards (OPTIONAL): Additional concept art, storyboards, shot list, anything that helps get your point across.
  • Headshots/Casting Boards (OPTIONAL): Casting notes or concepts, headshots of actors, etc.
  • Pitch Video (REQUIRED): Create and upload a video explaining why you should direct a film based on one (1) of the Winning Screenplays from Phase 2. Each Director Pitch should be no longer than three (3) minutes and should include the director’s vision for the cast, crew and location options.    



#TwilightStories Winners Announced

EW has the details of those who made it to the top five in the Twilight Stories contest.  Details for directors should release later today.

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Announcement of #TwilightStories Finalists Delayed

According to the official Twilight Saga Twitter account the five winning entries that directors will then bid on is postponed.

Stephenie Meyer Day 2015 Announces Guests and Details

forver in forksYou can find the the Stephenie Meyer Day official website here on the Forks Washington official page.

You can also catch up with the group on various social media sites:



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Update on #TwilightStories

According to Lionsgate:

“Yesterday marked the end of phase 2 of The Storytellers: New Voices of the Twilight Saga project, and we couldn’t be more excited about the 20 screenplays that were submitted from over 1,200 Story submissions!

After thorough review from our esteemed panel of judges over the next week, we will announce the top five screenplays on Friday, January 30.

We wanted to take a moment to thank you for helping to make this project such a success by sharing some very exciting stats about the project thus far! 

 Since launch, our project has received over half a million views and now holds the record for the most participation EVER for a single project on the Tongal platform (which is a big deal considering there have been competitions for Star Wars, Bob Marley, The LEGO Movie, and Interstellar). This accomplishment feels even more noteworthy when you consider that all project submissions came from women. “



Vote for Your Favorite #TwilightStories Now

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Supposedly (there seems to be a bug in the link at the moment, but we’re betting they will solve it shortly) the 40 finalists from the Twilight Stories contest is posted over at Tongal You have to log in either with an email, Facebook, or Twitter to vote, but at the moment there is a bug in the system.

You have between now and December 31 to vote for your favorite. We are putting in a special plug for our friend and red carpet buddy Kallie Ross who had one of her pitches selected. She’s also a YA author, check out her series here.