Ramona Zacharias

Up Close & Personal With Funnyman TV Writer Eric Kaplan

Up Close & Personal With Funnyman TV Writer Eric Kaplan

Creative Screenwriting Magazine got a chance to speak with Eric Kaplan, powerhouse TV writer and executive producer. He shares his insights into writing TV comedy and his philosophy on life. You need to be an ardent observer of real life and find the comedy in that. Having started his career on The Late Show with […]

 Ramona Zacharias

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Showrunner, Aline Brosh McKenna On Creating a Hit TV Show

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Showrunner,  Aline Brosh McKenna On Creating a Hit TV Show

You never know what a little procrastination can lead to. Screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada, 27 Dresses) was taking a break from her latest film project when she stumbled across an animated Disney parody on YouTube. The woman behind it was Rachel Bloom, and after bingeing on every Bloom video she could […]

 Ramona Zacharias

A deep dive into character: Ken Biller and Noah Pink on Genius

A deep dive into character: Ken Biller and Noah Pink on Genius

Ken Biller and Noah Pink discuss writing in a nonlinear narrative structure, the advantages of working in a writers room, and the value of doing more work than you should.

Ken Biller and Noah Pink discuss writing in a nonlinear narrative structure, the advantages of working in a writers room, and the value of doing more work than you should.

 Ramona Zacharias

Pushing through the membrane of discomfort: Damon Lindelof on The Leftovers

Pushing through the membrane of discomfort: Damon Lindelof on The Leftovers

Damon Lindelof discusses writing a show with religious overtones, making every character the star of the show, and using the title sequence as an overture to the episode.

Damon Lindelof discusses writing a show with religious overtones, making every character the star of the show, and using the title sequence as an overture to the episode.

 Ramona Zacharias

“Telling my story through someone else’s story.” Avi Nesher on Past Life

“Telling my story through someone else’s story.” Avi Nesher on Past Life

Avi Nesher discusses his latest film Past Life, mathematical versus poetic elements of structure, and the importance of a personal story to screenwriting success.

Avi Nesher discusses his latest film Past Life, mathematical versus poetic elements of structure, and the importance of a personal story to screenwriting success.

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