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

Mar 31, 2017

Director Elliott Lester discusses his upcoming slate of projects including the new film "Aftermath" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Mar 24, 2017

Daniel Pyne, screenwriter (sum of all fears, manchurian candidate, pacific heights) and novelist, drops by the OTP Studio to chat about noir tropes, writing authentically, and the challenges of inaccurate IMDB descriptions.

Mar 17, 2017

Pilar and guest co-host Jason Levy (winner of the 2016 Log Line Contest) listen to the movie and TV pitches of writers Cat Alvarado, Barbara Cole, Julianne Eggold, Darius Garland, Misha Klein and Ryan Nanni. 

Mar 10, 2017

Writers Ayser Salman and Lena Khan talk about the challenge and promise of writing Muslim characters for film and TV. 

Mar 3, 2017

TV and film choreographer Courtney Miller reveals the way on-screen dance contributes to story.