Video: Wes Craven

If Alfred Hitchcock was the master of suspense, many will agree Wes Craven is the master of horror. His films reach audiences well beyond the geek niche and after fifteen years in the Scream franchise, number four is about to hit the theaters.

Personally I have always been fascinated with the debate whether or not horror has an adverse impact on the audience. In this clip, Craven explains that he is actually helping people.

And no matter how mediocre the films might sometimes get, I still think I believe him.

With thanks to Adrian Kok.

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Karel Segers

Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplay at age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in international movie rights acquisition, script development and production. He has trained and consulted to filmmakers all over the world, including award-winning screenwriters, and Academy Award nominees. Karel founded this website, as well as, ranks among the most influential people for screenwriting on social media. He speaks more than a handful of European languages, which he is still trying to find a use for in his present hometown of Sydney, Australia.

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