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Danny Rose joins us on another podcast today, and Danny has been producing some of the best episodic television for 20 years. After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, he started working on the hit sitcom Spin City. He then went on to produce...
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It’s no easy feat being a screenwriter. We all know that. But telling a story and writing a script the reader can “see” is only part of the challenge. We also need to ensure the script grabs the reader and keeps them hooked through 100 plus...
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After working as an actor, David Rambo caught the writing bug and wrote and produced plays, making a rather successful career out of playwriting. When one of his plays was recognized by the staffers at CSI, David’s career was suddenly changed forever. He...
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Don't send your script out right after you finish it. You only get one chance to make a first impression. Don't blow it. --Get feedback before submitting--How to get your script read--What readers look for when reading What every writer needs to do after...
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Every writer wants representation. Which is right for you? When are you REALLY ready? And once you get a rep, how do you sustain the relationship? Important Topics:Learn the Representation LandscapeDefine Agent/Manager DifferencesFind Out What They're Looking...
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Another inspiring interview, and this time with a recent Emmy winner, Jane Anderson. Jane won the Emmy for best writing for her work on the HBO mini-series, Olive Kitteridge, and her interview here is so thought provoking, meaningful, and truly practical in...
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If you’ve only just now heard of Matthew Robbins because of his upcoming Guillermo Del Toro directed film, Crimson Peak, then you may not have been paying attention to the screenwriting credits on some major Hollywood movies. A lifelong screenwriter,...
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Make your script stand out with dynamic, compelling, three-dimensional characters that will move, haunt, inspire, and crack up the reader. Character is King.  Executives, agents, managers, and showrunners insist on compelling, complex and dynamic characters that leap...
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With this four-part interview series, Max Timm – the Director of Community Outreach – interviews four experts on the logline writing and pitching process. In this interview we have Rob Deege, VP of Creative and Business Affairs at Indomitable...
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With this four-part interview series, Max Timm – the Director of Community Outreach – interviews four experts on the logline writing and pitching process. In this interview we have Michael Hauge, veteran and expert story consultant.   ...
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With this four-part interview series, Max Timm – the Director of Community Outreach – interviews four experts on the logline writing and pitching process. In this interview we have Jacob Krueger, pitching expert and founder of the Jacob Krueger...
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With this four-part interview series, Max Timm – the Director of Community Outreach – interviews four experts on the logline writing and pitching process. In this interview we have Amy Baer, CEO of Gidden Media. Amy Baer has developed some of...
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Discovering Your Own Personal Shadows to Create Great Characters! Meditative Writing master, Jessica Hinds, returns to the Curious About Screenwriting podcast to discuss how discovering your own history of (and current) moral paradigms/hierarchies and shadows can help you...
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A relative newcomer, director Wes Ball is a perfect example of a filmmaker who stuck to his guns – the love of telling a great story. He knew at an early age that he had an intention to make movies, but like most of us, wasn’t certain as to how he should...
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From an early August 2015 live teleconference, our Curious About Screenwriting Co-Host, Laurie Lamson, interviews screenwriter, Christopher Dewan. It is, however, more than just an interview. It could be considered a brainstorming session to generate not only...
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In a short installment of our Curious About Screenwriting podcasts, I interviewed Derek Christopher. Derek has been the go-to guy for the top consultants in the industry for over a decade. By organizing major events, seminars, and speaking arrangements with...
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Television has entered a new golden age.  And it’s all about original content. Which means for writers and creators, television is the place to be. TV shows and webisodes can be produced quickly (relatively speaking) and viewed globally by millions of people....
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“Meditative Writing truly is “assisted self-discovery.” For the same reason writers should take acting classes, Meditative Writing helps you get down into your body, to work a scene or character from the inside out. The practice has applications even...
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Want a career in ten years? Flashback, nonlinear, ensemble and multi-plot structures are now mainstream in film and TV. You'll need them. In this revolutionary course, award-winning writer Linda Aronson cracks the code of complex films like Pulp...
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Is there a mathematical element to comedy writing? For most of us creative types, we would hope there isn’t simply because it may bring back nightmarish flashbacks of high school trigonometry or something, but in this interview with stand-up comedian and...
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