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Write On with 'Archive 81' Showrunner Rebecca Sonnenshine
The hit Netflix horror series is adapted from a found footage horror podcast about ritual, stories, and sound. Showrunner Rebecca talks to Write On about the adaptation process: "In terms of adapting something, you just have to crack it wide open, an...
Write On with 'Spencer' Screenwriter Steven Knight
The acclaimed British screenwriter, showrunner and producer breaks down writing the haunting Princess Diana biopic for director Pablo Lorrain ( Jackie): "The instruction I gave to myself is that because this is a princess and it's a castle, it's a fa...
Write On with ‘Hip Hop Family Christmas’ Co-Writer Saeed Crumpler – Part II
In this special 2-part episode of Write On we talk to Flatbush Misdemeanors staff writer and co-writer of Hip Hop Family Christmas Saeed Crumpler about his career transition from rapper to screenwriter: "Coming from music, I used to look at each so...
Write On with ‘The Witcher’ Showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich
The hit Netflix series starring Henry Cavill returns! Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Showrunner Lauren tells Write On: "I think I always think about...
Write On with ‘Hip Hop Family Christmas’ Co-Writer Saeed Crumpler – Part I
In this special 2-part episode of Write On we talk to Flatbush Misdemeanors staff writer and co-writer of Hip Hop Family Christmas Saeed Crumpler about going from rapper to screenwriter: "I had to make a change; I always loved film, and I just went...
Write On with 'Desus & Mero' Writer Robert Kornhauser
The late night TV writer talks to Write On about breaking in and his early inspirations: "I was kind of the weird kid who at, like, 11 was watching David Letterman… [the realization] came to me in my very early teens like, 'Oh, this guy's not just sa...
Write On with ‘The Executive Chair’ Author Kelly Edwards
Kelly is a development executive turned writer and author of ‘The Executive Chair: A Writer’s Guide to TV Series Development.’ She spoke to Write On about her decision to leave the executive world after 30 years and pursue her passion: "[Writing] was...
Write On with 'RESPECT' Screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson
Tracey talks to Write On about tackling the life story of music icon Aretha Franklin: "I began to live, breathe, eat Aretha 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I listened to nothing but her music, everything I read was about her; I just completely sub...
Write On with 'One Shot' Co-Writer/Director James Nunn
An elite squad of Navy SEAL's, on a covert mission to transport a prisoner off a CIA black site island prison, are trapped when insurgents attack while trying to rescue the same prisoner. Co-Writer/Director James Nunn talks to Write On about what it ...
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