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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.
Writing Your Way to Success: Wisdom From the Women in Entertainment Summit
The fourth annual Women in Entertainment Summit united all-star creatives to share their expertise on such topics as finding one’s voice, diversity in story, and approaching an investment, production or distribution company. Marvel’s Victoria Alonso,...
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...
Sundance Screenwriters Lab: Eva Vives, Writer-Director of 'All About Nina'
“It was an extraordinary year. The year of Sundance, I call it.”
Write On with "The Shape of Water" Screenwriter, Vanessa Taylor
Screenwriter, Vanessa Taylor recently chatted with us about her latest project, The Shape of Water, which she co-wrote with Guillermo del Toro. Taylor takes us inside the process of how the two collaborated on the acclaimed film.
Write On with Amy Glazer and Sylvia Brownrigg of “Kepler’s Dream”
We recently chatted with director Amy Glazer and screenwriter Sylvia Brownrigg, the filmmakers behind Kepler’s Dream. They discuss working together to adapt Brownrigg’s young adult novel, their personal connections to the story of fractured families ...
Write On with Liz Hannah and Brian Duffield's Writers for Puerto Rico
We chatted with screenwriters Liz Hannah (The Post) and Brian Duffield (Insurgent) about Writers for Puerto Rico, a crowd fund the two started to raise money for those affected by the hurricanes that recently destroyed the region.
Literary Manager and Big Break Judge Kailey Marsh Reveals How to Catch Her Eye with Your Script!
Kailey Marsh takes us through the early years of her career, starting her own firm and how The Blood List has taken on a life of its own.
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