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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. He also wrote the book for the Broadway musical version of Big Fish. His company, Quote-Unquote Apps, makes several apps of interest to screenwriters, including Highland and Weekend Read. John co-hosts the weekly Scriptnotes podcast, and maintains two websites aimed at budding screenwriters, johnaugust.com and screenwriting.io.