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

May 24, 2019

Writers Jason Director and Ayla Harrison are happily married and constantly moving forward in their writing career.  They’ve also developed a list for finalists and fellows to help them make contacts and get work .


May 17, 2019

Pilar is joined by writer Melissa Cassera to discuss ways to create and show the emotional progression of on-screen characters.


May 10, 2019

Canadian writers Michelle Muldoon and Geordie Sabbagh talk about the daring steps they’ve taken to seek out contacts and make their own movies. 


May 3, 2019

Ashleigh Powell (The Nutcracker and the Four Realmsone of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch) talks about her love of writing, genre, and world building.


Apr 26, 2019

David Matillo wrote seven unproduced scripts before his feature spec “Bare Knuckle” made the 2015 Blacklist. He discusses the projects he’s written since then and what he’s learned along the way.