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Join writing teacher Pilar Alessandra and industry guests as they  demystify screenwriting and answer your questions about craft and story.

Jan 12, 2018

Writer Matthew Aldrich and writer/co-director Adrian Molina discuss their approach to story, pay-off and world building for “Coco,” the winner of the 2018 Golden Globe for animated feature.


Jan 5, 2018

Jennifer Julian and Holly Payberg of June Bug Pictures talk about the techniques they use to hook a listener in a two-minute pitch.


Dec 29, 2017

Alan Jenkins, President of The Opportunity Agenda, and Jon Fitzgerald, author of "Filmmaking for Change," discuss ways to change the world through film, TV and documentary storytelling.


Dec 22, 2017

Writer Brian Turner returns to talk about his new job writing for the Netflix series “Trolls” and helps Pilar answer more questions from her neglected e-mail inbox.


Dec 16, 2017

Career-coach Lee Jessup returns to talk about the changes we saw in 2017 and writing trends ahead for 2018.