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Write On with 'Dolemite Is My Name' Co-Writer Larry Karaszewski

Dolemite Is My Name co-writer Larry Karaszewski discusses how he and his writing partner Scott Alexander were approached by Eddie Murphy for the film, the long journey to the screen and more. 

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Ayanna Floyd Davis on the Craft of Screenwriting

Dozens of eager and aspiring writers listened as Ayanna Floyd Davis, showrunner for The Chi’s second season, spoke about her career and offered advice at the 2019 Austin Film Festival. Floyd Davis is a busy woman, and she was even busier during that ...

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What's Your Brand? Not Having One Is Hurting You

Elyse Hollander knows a thing or two about success in this modern business of screenwriting.  She is a Latinx writer who most recently sold an original K-Pop idea to Fox 2000 in a five-way studio bidding war, with Scooter Braun and Epic Magazine prod...

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Write On with 'The Terror: Infamy' Co-Creator Alexander Woo

Alexander Woo, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of AMC's The Terror: Infamy, discusses balancing the shifting tones of the show, how Japanese folklore inspired it, and much more.

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Write On with Apple TV+'s 'Dickinson' Creator Alena Smith

Alena Smith, Creator of Apple TV+'s Dickinson,  discusses how the show uses modern language and music to illuminate its themes, why this isn't just a traditional biopic and more. 

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From Eugene to Eleven: How Anna Klassen Went From Film Journalist To Screenwriter For 'Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown

Photograph: Derek Dolechek   If you haven’t already heard Anna Klassen’s name, you’re bound to soon, the 29-year-old is surging through the ranks in Hollywood. Most recently, Klassen was tapped to collaborate and write the feature A Time Lost for act...

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Rising Through the Ranks: Kristina Felske and Ellie Race-Moore

Bad breakups, wine and comedic relief brought 30-year-old Kristina Felske and 31-year-old Ellie Race-Moore together. This dynamic writing team has been working together for almost two years now and prove why two heads are better than one.

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Write On with 'Perpetual Grace, LTD' Co-Creator Steven Conrad

Perpetual Grace, LTD co-creator Steven Conrad discusses managing the different tones of the story, how he incorporates music into his writing and much more. Epix's  Perpetual Grace, LTD is a modern noir drama which follows James, a mysterious young g...

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Writer-Director Scott Z. Burns on 'The Report'

The Report is a new film written and directed by Scott Z. Burns, who is probably best known for his many collaborations with Steven Soderbergh. Burns has written screenplays for such Soderbergh movies as The Informant!, Contagion, Side Effects, and h...

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