Brock Swinson

“Make Risky, Artistic Choices” Showrunner Andy Greenwald On ‘Briarpatch’

“Make Risky, Artistic Choices” Showrunner Andy Greenwald On ‘Briarpatch’

Briarpatch the highly-entertaining anthology TV series on the USA Network is based on the novel by Ross Thomas. Showrunner Andy Greenwald spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about his creative journey to get his TV show on air. “I loved writing about TV and speaking to people I admired to learn how the sausage was made, but […]

 Brock Swinson

“More Potent Than You Think” Bridget Savage Cole & Danielle Krudy Talk Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Blow the Man Down’

“More Potent Than You Think” Bridget Savage Cole & Danielle Krudy Talk Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Blow the Man Down’

Set in East Coast fishing village replete with sea shanties and bars, Blow The Man Down tells the story of secrets within the underbelly of a seemingly sleepy town. Co-writers Danielle Krudy and Bridget Savage Jones spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about their film. “We wrote the script over eight years,” said screenwriter Danielle Krudy. […]

 Brock Swinson

“America’s Story, by a Black Woman” Screenwriter Elle Johnson on ‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’

“America’s Story, by a Black Woman” Screenwriter Elle Johnson on ‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’

“I got my start by giving myself a start. Don’t wait for the opportunities to come. You have to get up and make them for yourself.” − Madam C.J. Walker  “As an African American woman, I have always known about Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first female black entrepreneur. She’s always been a part of the […]

 Brock Swinson

“Totally Immersed in the Witching Hour” Philip Harder on ‘Tuscaloosa’

“Totally Immersed in the Witching Hour” Philip Harder on ‘Tuscaloosa’

“I was really influenced by punk bands in the 80s and 90s. I liked that they were screaming about things I had in my head,” declared Philip Harder, who got his start as a music video director. Working with famous artists like The Cranberries, Foo Fighters, Incubus, Barenaked Ladies, and Prince, he learned how to […]

 Brock Swinson

“What Would Picard Do?” Kirsten Beyer On Co-Creating ‘Star Trek: Picard’

“What Would Picard Do?” Kirsten Beyer On Co-Creating ‘Star Trek: Picard’

TV writer Kirsten Beyer is considered the knower of all things Star Trek. She seemingly burst onto our screens from writing oblivion to co-create Star Trek: Picard. Kirsten has been busy writing novels in the Star Trek Universe including Voyager and Discovery. She shared her insights into transferring her book skills into TV writing with […]

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