TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Jim

“The Good Place” Had A Good Ending

“The Good Place” Had A Good Ending

The Good Place is the affectionate metaphor for the heavenly utopia we go to after we die. The entry requirements are stringent based on your level of righteousness during your living years. It is all managed by architect Michael (Ted Danson) who ensured things ran without a hitch, a misdeed, or a rude word. The […]

 Brock Swinson

“Balance The Rush Of Shoplifting With The Consequences” Showrunner Sarah Goldfinger on Netflix’s ‘Trinkets’ & ‘CSI’

“Balance The Rush Of Shoplifting With The Consequences” Showrunner Sarah Goldfinger on Netflix’s ‘Trinkets’ & ‘CSI’

“Suddenly, the writing turned three-dimensional,” recalled Sarah Goldfinger, thinking about seeing her first play come to life during college. “Until that point, I had only written in prose, so seeing my words out loud, with people in seats, and actors memorizing my words, made me want to hear my words out loud more.” The summer […]

 Brock Swinson

“The Less-Pressure Draft” Sam Boyd on ‘Love Life’

“The Less-Pressure Draft” Sam Boyd on ‘Love Life’

“That was where I learned to work with actors,” said Sam Boyd, about the short film In a Relationship. The short, a rockumentary-style love story, starred Nicholas Braun (Succession) and Dakota Johnson (50 Shades of Grey). Boyd described this short film as his first real serious attempt to make something with real actors and high production […]

 Jim

“Trial By Twitch” Say ‘Artificial’ Producers Bernie Su & Evan Mandery

“Trial By Twitch” Say ‘Artificial’ Producers Bernie Su & Evan Mandery

The face of television is changing dramatically and so is the way we consume content. Not only are the platforms on which we view our favorite television shows and web series evolving, but the way audiences interact with them. Artificial is a Primetime Emmy and Peabody-winning series currently enjoying its third season on Twitch. It […]

 Jim

Jessica Goldberg & Andrew Hinderaker Fly “Away” To Mars

Jessica Goldberg & Andrew Hinderaker Fly “Away” To Mars

Away, is a television series inspired by an article in Esquire Magazine of the same name by Scott Kelly. The simplicity of its title belies the richness of its theme – being away from those that love and need most you to answer your calling. Created by Andrew Hinderaker (Penny Dreadful, Pure Genius) and co-written […]