TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Jim

“I Use The Pain Of My Past And The Joy Of My Present To Write” Says ‘State Of Affairs’ & ‘The Blacklist’ Writer Michael Perri

“I Use The Pain Of My Past And The Joy Of My Present To Write” Says ‘State Of Affairs’ & ‘The Blacklist’ Writer Michael Perri

Michael Perri grew up in Chicago’s foster care system. After college, Perri began his career in cryptology, eventually becoming a clandestine cyber-intelligence operative and consultant, working undercover in the intelligence community. His clients included the NSA, US Joint Strike Fighter Program, Lockheed Martin, and Halliburton. Following the untimely death of his adoptive parents, Perri decided to […]

 Brock Swinson

“Editing Is The Battleground.” Screenwriter Mike Flanagan Talks ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ & ‘Doctor Sleep’

“Editing Is The Battleground.” Screenwriter Mike Flanagan Talks ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ & ‘Doctor Sleep’

The Haunting Of Hill House made waves in the Netflix universe. We previously reviewed the series in Creative Screenwriting Magazine. Screenwriter Mike Flanagan spoke with us about his creative process. Inspired by Steven Spielberg’s Jaws and Brian De Palma’s Untouchables, filmmaker Mike Flanagan knew he wanted a career in the film business. As a kid, […]

 Jim

“I Have To Earn The Next Page Turn” Says “Castle Rock” and “Alphas” Writer Marc Bernardin

“I Have To Earn The Next Page Turn” Says “Castle Rock” and “Alphas” Writer Marc Bernardin

Marc Bernardin has enjoyed a varied career as a journalist on plum gigs at The Hollywood Reporter & Entertainment Weekly. To top off his accolades, he’s also a comic book writer and a podcaster (Fatman on Batman hosted with Kevin Smith.) He always wanted to segue into TV writing. This goal eluded him for many […]

 Jim

Wendy & Lizzie Molyneux Talk “Bob’s Burgers”

Wendy & Lizzie Molyneux Talk “Bob’s Burgers”

As far as animated family shows go, Bob’s Burgers has been a staple hit for FOX Networks. Now entering its tenth season, with no signs of slowing down, writing sisters Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin sat down with Creative Screenwriting Magazine to discuss what goes into creating a long-running hit TV show. Wendy and Lizzie […]

 Jim

Christopher Barbour Talks “CSI” & “Criminal Minds”

Christopher Barbour Talks “CSI” & “Criminal Minds”

Film and TV writers come from all walks of life. It defines their writing style and voice. TV writer Christopher Barbour has an intriguing background. His father, an illegal immigrant from north of the border, and his mother, a child of legal immigrants from south of the border, had a son who wanted to become […]

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