Scattered on the drafting table these days are the typed, pencil-scratched pages of a new screenplay. Van Allsburg is adapting his 1995 story “The Widow’s Broom” as a movie scheduled for release by Paramount next year (a movie based on another of his books, “Zathura,” is due out late this year).
He works when his children, Sophia, 13, and Anna, 9, are in school. The studio is quiet. Music would interrupt his creative juices. Inspiration for Van Allsburg comes from the vacuum of a clear mind.
Sunday, April 17, 2005
Author: Chris Van Allsburg
If you are a fan of Chris Van Allsburg's books you will not want to miss this article by Hilary Waldman. The piece describes his studio, home and inspiration for his unique storytelling.
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