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'HOOK' Star Dante Basco Reveals Secrets From the Set 27 Years Later

It’s been more than a quarter century since Hook, the story of grown-up Peter Pan returning to Neverland, hit theaters.

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Write On: Live Horror Panel with Chris Olen Ray and Seth Sherwood

Emmy-award winning producer/director Chris Olen Ray (The First Purge, Circus Kane) and writer/director/producer Seth Sherwood (Hell Fest Movie, Light As a Feather) discuss their collective careers and share their insight on the horror genre in front ...

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Director Lenny Abrahamson on 'Little Stranger'

From the outside, The Little Stranger is a British gothic film born of themes of death, memory and the supernatural. From the inside, it’s an exercise in team work.

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Write On with Writer/Director/Producer Aya Tanimura

Aya Tanimura shares how she got her start as a storyteller, her first break directing music videos for Katy Perry, and how writing for the music business differs from writing for films. 

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Write On with Jenni Gold, Creator of ‘CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion’

We recently chatted with writer/producer/director Jenni Gold about her love of storytelling, when she first realized people with disabilities were not fairly represented and how she hopes her latest film CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion will inspir...

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Sublime Primetime 2018: Writing Advice from Emmy-Nominated Writers

Photo credit: Michael Lynn Jones Several of this year’s Emmy®-nominated writers gathered on September 12 for Sublime Primetime; an annual panel hosted by the Writers Guild of America, West, the Writers Guild Foundation and Variety. Moderator Lisa Joy...

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Writer-Director Timothee Hochet on Selling Horror Series 'Calls' to Apple

For French filmmaker Timothée Hochet, what people do not see — and the versions of hell we store in our heads — is more scary than anything we will ever watch on television.

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Write On with Raamla Mohamed

Raamla Mohamed shares details about her early career as a USC film student, becoming a Disney/ABC TV Writing program fellow, and how that opened the doors for her at Shondaland. Raamla recently secured an overall deal with ABC and is working on a new...

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Nosotros Youth Program

What is the future of filmmaking? If the Nosotros Youth Program has any say in it, it will look more like inclusion.

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