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As part of The Story Farm consulting serivce, Max Timm has been working with Kelly McKain for a few months and has already helped her get set up with a manager and shop her projects around town - all while Kelly remains in her native UK. We're excited to have Kelly on board...
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Join the ISA's Max Timm as he interviews one of the Development Program's recent inductees. Kylie Garcelon is also one of Max's consulting writers through his Story Farm personal coaching and development service.Kylie Garcelon is a screenwriter currently living and working in...
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The ISA's Max Timm talks with the newest member of the ISA Development Program, Ted Campbell.Originally from Boston, Mass, Ted is a screenwriter and director whose neo-noir, thriller "Blue Motel" won the Grand Prize in ScriptShark's Insider Screenplay contest. Most recently, he...
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Both former D1 student-athletes, writers Maddy Curley and Brooke Buffington definitely followed the "write what you know" rule with their new pilot, Division One. It's a 1-hour dramedy that pulls back the curtain on the high stakes world of college athletics, followed through...
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In a 2017 edition of the ISA Spotlight, the ISA Development Program is highlighting six of our star writers in conversation with the co-head of the Development Program, and writing coach, Max Timm. Get to Know Travis: A recent Table Read My Screenplay - Park...
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In a 2017 edition of the ISA Spotlight, the ISA Development Program is highlighting six of our star writers in conversation with the co-head of the Development Program, and writing coach, Max Timm.  Get To Know Hennah: Hennah Sekandary was raised in...
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 In the first ISA Spotlight Newsletter edition of 2017, the ISA Development Program is highlighting six of our star writers in a conversation with the co-head of the Development Program, and writing coach, Max Timm. Get to Know Chelsea Watkins:Chelsea...
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In the first ISA Spotlight edition of 2017, the ISA Development Program is highlighting six of our star writers in a conversation with the co-head of the Development Program, and writing coach, Max Timm.  Information about Andy and Adam: Andy and...
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We're more than just curious about screenwriting in this episode, because I had the pleasure of bringing on two-time Oscar winner and one of my favorite writers, Paul Haggis. In terms of introducing him, it doesn't need much. But what I love about this interview is that...
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Like most writers, an experienced life inevitably translates to a natural and gifted storyteller. Chelsea Watkins as been pursuing the arts for most of her life - from actively chasing the dream of being a dancer at a young age, to acting and screenwriting, she has since...
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Having been chosen as one of our first (of two) Fast Track Fellows, Melissa Birks remains one of our most sought after writers in the ISA's Development Program. She has recently signed with AJ Harris of the Savage Agency and her serial killer thriller project...
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To celebrate Women's History Month, the ISA is featuring three of our rising stars and recent contest winners. Spotlighting female writers, producers, and filmmakers is happily (though slowly) becoming the norm in Hollywood and we couldn't be happier to be able to share...
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A long time friend of the ISA, Jeff York has been our most dedicated member of the ISA Development Program. His work has landed him multiple contest wins and placements, but his understanding that writing is rewriting has allowed him to be the consummate participant in...
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Hailing from across the pond, Steve Prowse is a UK-based writer with well over 100 contest wins and placements under his belt. After sifting through multiple projects and searching for a way in to this ever-evolving writing world, Steve’s continued Success Stories...
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The ISA’s recent Fast Track Fellowship picked two winners to join us in Los Angeles and take meeting with nine mentors – executives and experts within the entertainment industry. Chris DeWan's TV pilot, Wunderland, has garnered him interest over the...
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A recent Fast Track fellow, David Baugnon’s TV pilot, The Messiah Project, was one of the two winning scripts chosen for the second round of the ISA’s Fast Track Fellowship. His insights on how his life experience has become invaluable to his writing process...
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 Having worked her way through Hollywood as an actor for many years (with guest starring roles on various sit-coms as well as an initial soap opera offer that drew her out to Los Angeles), Jamie Anderson has since switched gears and focused her time on...
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TV is where the work is. This is at least what we hear time and time again, but we’re reminded of it once more with this in-depth and incredibly educational interview with the co-creator of the hit Hulu series, East Los High, Carlos Portugal. Carlos has a...
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Mark Robertson trained as an actor at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University, after which he appeared in numerous stage plays and London West End musicals. Since turning to writing full time, Mark has become a prolific writer on various UK television...
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