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

Aug 17, 2018

Karen Campbell’s hard work and love of the writers’ room has earned her writing and producing credits on everything from Dexter to Outlander.  


Aug 10, 2018

Writer/producer Anthony Sparks talks about writing "what is and what could be” in his career and on the television drama Queen Sugar.


Aug 3, 2018

Writer/ producer Matthew Claybrooks has written for both Chris Rock and Kevin Hart.  Here he talks about how he honors the comic’s personality and the ways he turns jokes into story.


Jul 27, 2018

Outlander, Battlestar Galactica, Grey’s Anatomy, Roswell … and the list goes on! Producer / writer Toni Graphia reveals her process and talks about the writers' room from a show-runner’s perspective.


Jul 20, 2018

Directing teacher Robert Bailey discusses ways that writer/directors can work with actors to bring out the intention and emotion of the page.