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The Bricks of Breaking In: 'Wreck-It Ralph's' Phil Johnston on Screenwriting as a Second Career
It can feel impossible to make the switch to screenwriting after you’ve established a career in another industry. Yet with hard work, focus and dedication, it can happen.
Acclaimed Writer-Director Lulu Wang's 'The Farewell' Expounds on "In-Betweeness"
There's already Oscar® buzz for writer-director Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, starring Awkwafina. If they do get nominations, the pair will make history. We are now in a post-Crazy Rich Asians world. Though the film made a big splash and did well with th...
'The Last Black Man in San Francisco' - An Act of Love for a Home That is Slipping Away
The Last Black Man in San Francisco is the story of Jimmie Fails IV (the name of both the protagonist and the San Francisco-born actor who portrays him). The loosely biographical film depicts Jimmie’s attempt to first take care of and then take back ...
Write On with 'Trinkets' Co-Creators Emily Meyer and Amy Andelson
Trinkets co-creators Emily Meyer and Amy Andelson discuss the life and death stakes of being a teenager, how they balance the different tones on the show, their writing process as partners and more. The Netflix series about an unexpected friendship ...
Rising Through the Ranks: Erin Conley
They say networking is invaluable in Hollywood, and for Erin Conley, that statement proves true.
Write On with 'Nice Tan' Creator Carla Lee
Nice Tan creator Carla Lee discusses how she became a creator, Nice Tan's mission, the Seed & Spark campaign to shoot the pilot and more.
Spec Spotlight: Peter Gaffney Sells Sci-Fi Spec 'Don't Go in the Water' to Universal Pictures
After setting up sci-fi specs at both LeVision Entertainment and Lionsgate, New York-based screenwriter Peter Gaffney went on to reportedly sell his spec script Don’t Go in the Water to Universal Pictures in the mid-to-high six figure range.
Write On with 'Murder Mystery' Writer James Vanderbilt
James Vanderbilt discusses Murder Mystery's record-breaking weekend on Netflix, his influences when writing the script, his writing process and much more.
Write On with Samuel Curtis and Yoko April Tamada of Get Lit
Samuel Curtis (Head of Literary Riot Media) and Get Lit student Yoko April Tamada discuss the origins of the program, the relationship between poetry and screenwriting, how Get Lit came to be featured on FX's Better Things and more. Get Lit is a non...
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