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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 13, 2018

Writers Ilana Pena (Crazy Ex-Girlriend) and Madeline Hendricks (Jane the Virgin) discuss story brainstorming and joke writing in the writers’ room.


Jul 6, 2018

Thomas Barron, author of the new novel “Bocas," shares the screenwriting-friendly techniques he uses to keep readers turning the page.


Jun 29, 2018

Drawing from his book "Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers,” Richard (RB) Botto discusses the power of creating networks of friends and fans before, during and after the screenwriting and filmmaking process. 


Jun 22, 2018

After rising from intern to junior agent to development executive, On the Page’s own Nick Oleksiw is starting his own company, “Mischief Films.” He talks about what he’s learned about networking, story telling and script development and what he’s looking for with new material.


Jun 15, 2018

These six female writer/directors aren’t afraid to “go into the basement” when it comes to genre.  Emily Dell, Etta Devine, Sarah Ivy, Barbara Stepansky, Hannah MacPherson and April Wright talk about the tools and team building needed to be a working director.