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Write On with 'Happiest Season' Writer-Director Clea DuVall

Happiest Season writer-director Clea DuVall discusses telling a universal story through a unique lens, working within the romantic-comedy and Christmas movies genres, her approach to writing characters, and more! Kristen Stewart stars as a young woma...

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Write On with 'Palm Springs' Writer Andy Siara

'Palm Springs' writer Andy Siara discusses how the story evolved through the writing process, the tricky tonal balance the script strikes, and much more.  The film stars Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti as two wedding guests that develop a budding ro...

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Write On with screenwriter Crosby Selander and Guest-Host Lee Jessup

Crosby Selander discusses  Bringing Back, the spec script he recently sold to Legendary for 7 figures. Selander and guest-host Lee Jessup discuss the journey from writing the script to getting repped through Script Pipeline with Kaplan Perrone, and u...

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Write On with 'The Good Lord Bird' Co-Creator Mark Richard

The Good Lord Bird co-creator Mark Richard discusses the show's use of humor despite the serious subject matter, what it was like to work with Ethan Hawke, how he got his start as a writer, and more.  The Showtime and BlumhouseTV miniseries is based ...

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Write On with Emmy® Nominated Writer and Director Leslye Headland

Emmy® nominated writer-director-producer Leslye Headland joins our host Phil Galasso to discuss her transition from playwright to screenwriter, her time working on the cult-classic The Terriers, the unique challenges of writing Russian Doll, and much...

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Write On with 'The Wolf of Snow Hollow' Writer-Director-Star Jim Cummings

The Wolf of Snow Hollow writer-director-star Jim Cummings discusses his unique writing process, what inspired him to become a filmmaker, scary movies, and much more. Set in a small, quiet, and snowy town, a werewolf starts killing people. Cummings st...

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Write On with 'Spontaneous' Writer-Director Brian Duffield

Spontaneous writer-director Brian Duffield discusses managing the tricky tone of the film, getting the audience to fall in love with your characters, his writing process, and some major spoilers if you haven't yet seen the film.  Spontaneous is a hea...

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Write On with 'Scare Me' Writer-Director-Producer and Star Josh Ruben

Phil Galasso and co-host Sade' Sellers discuss Scare Me with writer-director-producer-star, Josh Ruben. He shares his experience in every facet of production, bringing the story to life with Aya Cash and Chris Redd, and more!

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Write On with 'Host' Writers Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage, and Jed Shepherd

HOST co-writers Gemma Hurley, Jed Shepherd, and Rob Savage discuss how they managed to produce the film safely during the on-going pandemic and more. 

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