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Write On with 'A Bread Factory' Writer-Director Patrick Wang
Acclaimed writer-director Patrick Wang discusses his transition from economy major at MIT to filmmaker, how he feels his way through the editing process to find structure in his scripts, and how he used the idea of community for the one-hundred speak...
Write On with 'The Frontrunner' Executive Producer-Writer Matt Bai
Writer Matt Bai discusses his start as a journalist at New York Times Magazine, his novel All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid and how he later adapted his work into his new film The Frontrunner.
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
Write On: Women in Comics
Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith (‘Misfit City’ for BOOM! Studios), Shannon Watters (Senior Editor at BOOM! Studios and Co-writer of ‘Lumberjanes’) and Christina Weir (‘Bad Medicine’) discuss their respective writing careers, how they started writing graphic nov...
Write On with 'Support the Girls' Writer-Director Andrew Bujalski
Writer-director Andrew Bujalski discusses learning guerrilla filmmaking at Harvard, making his first film Funny, Ha Ha and the tricky tone of his latest film Support the Girls which takes place in a sexist sports bar.
Write On with 'Skate Kitchen' Writer-Director Crystal Moselle
Writer-director Crystal Moselle recently chatted with us about her new film Skate Kitchen, how she develops characters before story, and her advice for new writers.
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