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Write On with 'Rogue' Co-Writer and Director MJ Bassett
Rogue co-writer and director MJ Bassett discusses how the film came together, her passion for telling genre stories, how she found her way into becoming a filmmaker, and much more.
The Writer & The Rep: A Conversation with Screenwriter Steven Canals & Lit. Manager Allard Cantor
Emmy-nominated co-creator and EP of POSE Steven Canals and his Literary Manager Allard Cantor from Epicenter answer pre-submitted audience questions about Steven's writing journey, their writer/manager relationship, share writing advice for budding w...
Write On with #StartWith8Hollywood Partners Thuc Nguyen and Cheryl Bedford
#StartWith8Hollywood partners Thuc Nguyen and Cheryl Bedford discuss the roadblocks underrepresented groups often run into, how the campaign got started, success stories they've already seen, and much more.
Unscripted: This Week in Screenwriting News (August 25, 2020)
Screenwriting career consultant Lee Jessup discusses this week's success stories, industry news, online events, and more.
Netflix 'Ozark’s' Chris Mundy Talks Season 3 Character Work
If you've been watching Ozark, you’ve been watching Wendy Byrde (played by recent Emmy® nom Laura Linney) rise from housewife to co-operator of a money laundering business fronted by the casino underworld of Missouri’s lake country.
Netflix ‘Unorthodox’ Creator Anna Winger Talks Self-Discovery
Netflix’s Unorthodox focuses on an unusual female protagonist, Esther “Esty” Shapiro, played by recent Emmy® nominee Shira Haas. Esty’s world is a place where women are still valued most for their ability to reproduce and are expected to treat their ...
Screenwriter Alison Peck On ‘Work It’ and Finding Your Niche
Screenwriter Alison Peck’s Work It on Netflix is this generation’s Pitch Perfect meets Bring It On> but set in the dance world. Which is exactly what she was going for when writing the musical comedy.
Brett Goldstein on Ted Lasso and Putting Humor into Drama
If there’s a word to describe Brett Goldstein in 2020, it would be ubiquitous. First up for the British actor-writer-comic: Apple TV+'s new series Ted Lasso starring Jason Sudeikis as the new (American) head coach of a British soccer team in desperat...
Write On with Shudder's "Cursed Films" Writer-Director Jay Cheel
Shudder's Cursed Films writer-director Jay Cheel discusses what writing a documentary really means, how he chose the films for the series, how he got his start in filmmaking, and much more. Cursed Films is the 5-part documentary series that explores...
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