"When I see the whole arc of the story with the message, I start writing the first page"

Shunsuke Funakoshi is a Los Angeles based sci-fi screenwriter who recently won Best Screenplay Feature award at LAFA, for his screenplay "Money Man". In the following interview, Funakoshi takes us on a journey, from his childhood in Japan and the decision to write his first screenplay, to the positive experience he had as a student at the City College of New York, and his latest achievements and inspiration as a screenwriter. Here's his story. Shunsuke, congratulations on winning Best Screenplay Feature for your work on Money Man! You demonstrated very impressive writing skills. When did you begin writing screenplays? How did you get started? During a very hard time in my life while in Japan

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