Episode 287 This week on the podcast I talk with writer/director/actor Christopher Bradley about his new indie drama, The Trigger, which he shot in Arizona. We talk through his process making this film as well as his career and what brought him to this point.
Episode 286 This week on the SYS Podcast episode I talk with Writer/Director Jérôme Cohen-Olivar about his early days growing up in Morocco and how that lead him to a career writing and directing, including his latest horror feature film, The 16th Episode.
Episode 285 This week on the podcast I talk with producer Steve Longi about his process for finding, developing, and producing films. Specifically we talk about Hacksaw Ridge (Mel Gibson) and how that project came together after many years.
Episode 284 This week on the podcast I talk with Director Elle Callahan about her background working in the sound department and how that helped her get into a position to direct her first feature film, Head Count.
SYS Episode 283 In this episode of the podcast I talk with writers Justin Kelly and Savannah Knoop about how they took Knoop's autobiographical book and turned it into a feature film, and then how they got that screenplay produced.
SYS Episode 282 This week on the SYS Podcast I talk with Irish writer/director Liam O Mochain. Liam has written/directed/produced numerous short films and he shot his latest feature like a short film, shooting several small stories and then weaving them together in...
Episode 281 This week on the SYS Podcast Writer/Director Tony Germinario comes on the show to talk about his crime drama feature, The Price For Silence. We also talk through his writing process and how he was able to get the screenplay produced.
Episode 280 This week on the podcast I talk with writer and director Michael K Feinstein about his career, from writing and directing short films, to his current comedy feature film, The Browsing Effect.
Episode 279 In this episode of the SYS Podcast I talk with Aaron Fradkin and Victoria Fratz about their new comedy film, Electric Love. They explain the process of writing this film, collaboration, and how they got the movie produced. Hint: it included reaching out to brands...
Episode 278 This week on the podcast writer Jim Mercurio comes on to talk about how we can improve our scene writing. He has a number of concise examples to help us elevate our screenplay scenes. And we talk briefly about his latest...
Episode 277 In this episode of the podcast I talk with Writer/Director Allan Plenderleith about how he broke into interactive media, and how he got his interactive film, The Bunker, produced.
Episode 276 This week on the podcast I talk with screenwriter Brian Ackley about his journey as a writer, initially writing and producing low budget short films and features and how that lead to larger projects, including his latest sci-fi feature with Dean Cain, 2050.
Episode 275 This week on the SYS Podcast, I talk with Screenwriter and Director James Dylan about his new his new thriller, Cargo. We talk through the writing of the screenplay as well as how he was able to get it into production.
Episode 274 This week on the SYS Podcast Ben Edlund talks about how he was able to get his comic book, The Tick, produced, and how that lead to several variations of it as an animated series and a live action show, which is currently airing on Amazon Prime.
Episode 273 This week John Fusco (Young Guns, Hidalgo) talks about how he got his spec script, The Highwaymen (Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson), eventually sold to and produced by Netflix.
Episode 272 In this episode of the podcast I talk with writer / director Mike Kravinsky about his latest feature film, Nothing do Do. Writing/directing is a second career for Mike after working in journalism for three decades, so we talk about how that lead him to his current...
Episode 271 This week on the podcast I talk with screenwriters Tom Bhramayana and Stephen T. Hoover about making their new feature film, 'Tinker' all while living in Louisiana.
Episode 270 This week on the podcast, I talk with screenwriter and director Mark Steven Johnson. He just finished directing a crime feature, Finding Steve McQueen. We talk about that project as well as how he was able to break into the business with his spec for Grumpy Old Men.
Episode 269 This week on the podcast, Writer/Director Chris von Hoffmann comes back on the show to talk about his new film: Monster Party. We talk about the writing of the screenplay and how he was able to get the project funded and...
Episode 268 This week on the podcast, I talk with Stephen Follows about his new report, Judging Screenplays By Their Coverage. The report covers their findings from analyzing over 12K screenplays and the coverage those screenplays received. In the interview we talk about some...