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screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Jim

Showrunners Ron Leshem & Amit Cohen Talk “Valley Of Tears” & “No Man’s Land”

Showrunners Ron Leshem & Amit Cohen Talk “Valley Of Tears” & “No Man’s Land”

Few showrunners can claim to have two TV shows released in the same year. American/ Israeli TV writers Ron Leshem and Amit Cohen have done just that with the riveting war dramas Valley Of Tears on HBO Max and No Man’s Land on Hulu. They are also known for their writing work on Euphoria and Allegiance. […]

 Jim

TV Writer Bill Lawrence Talks “Ted Lasso”

TV Writer Bill Lawrence Talks “Ted Lasso”

Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) began his professional life as an NBC commentator for the British Premier League to introduce the sport to American audiences. Seven years later, Ted Lasso got his own TV show on Apple TV+. Lasso was the brainchild of Jason Sudeikis, Joe Kelly, Brendan Hunt, and Bill Lawrence. Co-creator Bill Lawrence spoke to Creative […]

 Brock Swinson

“He Flew Too Close To The Sun” Kevin J. Hynes Talks ‘Heeled’ Podcast, ‘Dirty John’, and HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’

“He Flew Too Close To The Sun” Kevin J. Hynes Talks ‘Heeled’ Podcast, ‘Dirty John’, and HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’

In the 1990s, Kevin J. Hynes never considered a future in screenwriting. “I was a prosecutor and then later a criminal defense attorney,” recalled Hynes. By no coincidence, “Both of those jobs have to do with storytelling.” “Whether I was telling a story to a jury to get them to help me convict or defend […]

 Brock Swinson

“A Moving Motion Comic” Scott Zakarin on Writing Video Podcast ‘Ride Share’

“A Moving Motion Comic” Scott Zakarin on Writing Video Podcast ‘Ride Share’

Content creator, Scott Zakarin believes the video/audio hybrid podcast platform offers something for every audience. “My wife only listens to the audio and my kids wait until the video is up,” he said about his new podcast series, Ride Share. Writing the series with both types of audience experiences in mind poses a unique set of […]

 Jim

“Our Take On Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo'” Scott Beck & Bryan Woods Discuss ’50 States Of Fright’

“Our Take On Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo'” Scott Beck & Bryan Woods Discuss ’50 States Of Fright’

Iowa-born horror Beck and Woods duet is best known for its dialogue-averse film A Quiet Place which cemented their place in the horror walk of fame. This time around, they share their scares in Sam Raimi’s state-set horror anthology on Quibi with their turbine-centric three-part episode, Almost There. We caught up with them to discuss how they continue […]

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