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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!
5 Screenwriting Takeaways: There Is a World Crazier Than 2020, and it's ‘Utopia’
Utopia has undeniably scary parallels to our present day world, even though Gillian Flynn (of Gone Girl fame) started writing it six years ago. There’s a flu that’s heavily affecting children (some are dying), there’s wavering confidence in the effic...
Script Format: All You Need to Know with Dr. Format
Dave Trottier, also known as Dr. Format, is an internationally acclaimed script consultant, award-winning teacher, and author of The Screenwriter's Bible. In this video presentation, Dave guides us through the steps of proper screenplay formatting, w...
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.
Q&A with Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage and Jed Shepherd writers of Shudder's 'Host'
Phil Galasso, the host of Final Draft's Write On podcast, chats with the team behind Shudder's hit horror movie Host. They dive deep into bringing the story to life, answer pre-submitted audience questions, and more!
Write On with 'Blood Quantum' Writer-Director Jeff Barnaby
Jeff Barnaby discusses his fresh approach to the zombie genre, balancing theme and story, and more! Blood Quantum is about a zombie virus that decimates all of Earth's population except the native community of Red Crow who now has to contend with the...
5 Screenwriting Takeaways: 'Love Life' on HBOMax
HBO is known for head-turning, risqué shows that are must-see television. The Sunday night block of Sex in the City and Six Feet Under is still fondly remembered as water-cooler fodder back when people went to offices and actually had shared water co...
In Defense of Pragmatism When Deciding What to Write Next
A few weeks ago there was an article on Vulture that sent writer Twitter into a bit of a tizzy. It was with the creator of Netflix's Ratched, Evan Romansky (article here). For those who don’t know, Ratched is a series about Nurse Ratched from One Fle...
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