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Write On: A Screenwriting Podcast

Jul 28, 2020

Heroes & Villains Entertainment Literary Manager Chris Coggins discusses her move from development executive to manager, the kind of work ethic she looks for in a client, and what she means by "screenwriters should swing for the fences" when dreaming up their latest spec. 

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Jul 16, 2020

The Rental co-writer and director Dave Franco discusses the tricky tone the film balances, his approach to working in and subverting the horror genre, what he learned from working with filmmakers like Barry Jenkins and Seth Rogen, and more. 

The film, starring Dan Stevens, Shiela Vand, Jeremy Allen White, and Allison...

Jul 13, 2020

Narcos: Mexico showrunner Eric Newman discusses the research involved in making the show, the advantages of telling a story like this in long-form television, his journey from producer to writer, and much more. 

The show explores the real-life origins of the modern drug war by going back to its roots in 1980's Mexico....

Jul 10, 2020

Ramy creator Ramy Youssef discusses finding the comedy in life's struggles, mining universal truths from experiences, and more. 

The show follows Ramy, son of Egyptian migrants, who begins a spiritual journey, divided between his Muslim community, God, and his friends who see endless possibilities. You can stream...

Jul 10, 2020

Miss Juneteenth writer-director Channing Godfrey Peoples discusses the serendipity of releasing the film during the current racial justice movement, the long journey of this project from script to screen, her work on the show Queen Sugar, and more. 

The film follows a former beauty queen and single mom preparing her...