Brock Swinson

“Fred Rogers Practiced Confrontational Kindness” Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster On Writing ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

“Fred Rogers Practiced Confrontational Kindness” Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster On Writing ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

Most people know the name Fred Rogers. Many children grew up watching the PBS host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood from 1968 – 2001 and remember feeling like he was talking directly to them. He related to them on their level. “He wanted children to find a positive way to deal with their negative emotions,” claimed Micah […]

 Brock Swinson

“Put Your Protagonist Through Hell” Jason Keller Talks ‘Ford v Ferrari’

“Put Your Protagonist Through Hell” Jason Keller Talks ‘Ford v Ferrari’

While attending Regent College in London, Jason Keller started to fall in love with film. “That’s where I got the bug and realized it could be a profession. Prior to that, I was a writer, but secretly. It wasn’t something I pursued.” In London, Keller learned more and more about the complex world of screenwriting. […]

 Brock Swinson

“A Fairy Tale Parable, Without the Preaching” Alice Waddington Talks Paradise Hills

“A Fairy Tale Parable, Without the Preaching” Alice Waddington Talks Paradise Hills

At an early age, Alice Waddington learned it was possible to create something in and around your small town, that could affect people around the globe. When the financial crisis hit Spain in 2008, she made the decision to pursue her dreams of becoming a professional storyteller. “I wanted to pay homage to the female […]

 Brock Swinson

“My Superpower is Persistence” Gregory Allen Howard Talks ‘Ali’, ‘Remember The Titans’, And ‘Harriet’

“My Superpower is Persistence” Gregory Allen Howard Talks ‘Ali’, ‘Remember The Titans’, And ‘Harriet’

Gregory Allen Howard’s cousin introduced him to “what was underneath the movies.” Although his cousin wasn’t in the film business, he taught Howard that there was so much more underneath the service of something he previously viewed as pure entertainment or escapism, it creates a bond between filmmaker and audience. “Ride the High Country was […]

 Brock Swinson

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

Aron Eli Coleite describes himself as a “classic nerd.” Since the age of 11, he’s been going to the comic book store each week when new issues come out, and he grew up digesting comics, film, and television. “I knew it was what I wanted to do. My parents did a good job raising me […]

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