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Write On with Paul Schrader

Legendary writer-director and Final Draft Hall of Famer Paul Schrader discusses his acclaimed film First Reformed and offers insights into his creative drive throughout his career. Starring Ethan Hawke, First Reformed tells the story of a Protestant ...

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Write On with Greta Heinemann

2017 Big Break Feature Grand Prize winner Greta Heinemann discusses everything from moving to LA from Germany at age 14 to pursue her writing career, working in television, pitching her features and her latest endeavor the Writers Wright journal.

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Write On with Madam Secretary Executive Producer Lori McCreary

After leaving her role as a co-founder at the software company CompuLaw, Revelations Entertainment CEO and PGA Board Member Lori McCreary returned to her love of storytelling as Executive Producer of the CBS Series ‘Madam Secretary.’ Lori discusses h...

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Write On with Aquaman Writers Geoff Johns, David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Will Beall

Aquaman writers David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, Geoff Johns and Will Beall discuss their paths to becoming writers (including Beall's stint as a homicide detective), their creative process and their advice for aspiring screenwriters.

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Write On with SAGindie Executive Director Darrien Michele Gipson

SAGindie Executive Director Darrien Michele Gipson, formerly VP of Development at DEF Pictures, discusses navigating the waters of independent filmmaking and hiring professional actors through SAG-AFTRA’s low-budget contracts.

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Write On with Jen Grisanti: Refocusing Your Energy for Next Season's Screenwriting Contests and Fellowships

Screenwriting consultant and former studio executive Jen Grisanti discusses crafting stories that resonate, finding your voice as a writer and building a network of professional relationships.

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Write On with Writer-Director Sebastián Silva

"I've seen what you witness in 'Tyrel' many times and it's definitely not comfortable and it carries a lot of hidden tension and hypocrisy..."

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Write On with Josh Singer, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'Spotlight'

“Getting in there and trying to find what’s compelling about these stories and then communicate that and grab people and bring them into the theaters…That job I love.”

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Write on with David E. Talbert

Acclaimed playwright and filmmaker David E. Talbert discusses his 25-year career in theater, honing his cinematic skills by learning on the job, and how his experiences growing up influence the stories he tells. David is currently developing an origi...

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