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

Jul 29, 2016

Composer and writer Heather Schmidt talks about the ways she captures the emotion, tone, pace and story beats of the films, TV shows, and video games she scores.

Jul 22, 2016

Pilar entertains Robin Schiff in the OTP Studio, as Robin relates the autobiographical origin of her script for 'Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion', and teaches us how to effectively write voices through improv, all while reflecting on how writing comedy for TV and Film have changed over her 

Jul 15, 2016

Writer Aaron Korsh, (creator of the hit show Suits), and director Kevin Bray (Suits, Empire, Blackish, CSI, Walking Tall) discuss the happy intersection of writing and directing on TV.

Jul 8, 2016

Rebecca Phelps and Chris Cookson, authors of the blog “Novel2Screen,” discuss the ways that screen adaptations go right … and painfully wrong.

Jul 1, 2016

Entertainment attorney Richard DeLossa discusses copyright protection, script releases, writing partnerships and more.