Script Talk: A Conversation with 'God's Country' Screenwriter Shaye Ogbonna

By Sadie Dean • September 14, 2022

'God's Country' screenwriter Shaye Ogbonna speaks about his writing journey, finding his "filmmaking tribe" at the American Film Institute, breaking into the industry, writing for both film and television, and much more in this conversation with Script's Editor Sadie Dean from the inaugural Script University Virtual Conference 2022.

Script's Editor Sadie Dean speaks with 'God's Country' screenwriter Shaye Ogbonna as a special guest at the inaugural Script University Virtual Conference 2022, about his writing journey, finding his "filmmaking tribe" at the American Film Institute, breaking into the industry, writing for both film and television, and much more. 

Watch the full interview now:

Read an exclusive interview with Shaye Ogbonna and God's Country co-writer and director Julian Higgins here from their 2022 Sundance Film Festival premiere.

God's Country will be released in Theaters on September 16, 2022. 


Script University TV Virtual Conference

Script University is thrilled to present the one-day Script University TV Virtual Conference on September 24, 2022. Our one-day virtual conference will equip scribes with fundamental tools to initiate their TV career, with insight provided by FOUR leading industry professionals and screenwriters. how to craft a crowd-pleasing binge-worthy TV crime drama, learn tips and tricks on how to prepare your pitch for an IP (intellectual property) and so much more. Plus, an opening keynote with Bruce Miller, the creator, showrunner, and executive producer of the critically-acclaimed, Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale, based on Margaret Atwood’s groundbreaking novel, which returns for a fifth season on Hulu on September 14, 2022.


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