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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 16, 2018

When you choose a “frame” for your story, you control the story that’s told.  Writers Michael Zannettis and Chelsea O’Connor, hosts of the “We Can Talk About Podcast” discuss the “Strict Father / Nurturing Parent” frame used by many movies and...

Mar 2, 2018

Filmmaker Ben Zolno talks about what he’s learned from making the improvised dialogue movie, “Status Pending.”

Feb 9, 2018

Writer Jennifer Joyce talks about how her life and experiences become the starting point for sketches, TV shows and movies.

Feb 2, 2018

Writer John Whittington (The Lego Batman Movie, When We First Met, Boy 21) talks about  his live action/animation writing career and the surprising script that changed everything.  

Jan 26, 2018

Writer Ed Solomon (“Now You See Me,” “Men in Black,” “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”) wrote the HBO six-part series “Mosaic” as well as the eight-hour storytelling app that goes with it. Here he discusses objective and subjective storytelling and talks about how he breaks and rewrites his scripts.