TV Interviews

screenwriting for TV and streaming series

 Brock Swinson

Luke Davies, Screenwriter Talks “Catch-22,” “Lion,” & “Beautiful Boy”

Luke Davies, Screenwriter Talks “Catch-22,” “Lion,” & “Beautiful Boy”

Screenwriter Luke Davies credits his writing career to the discovery of John Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. “This is what I want to do with my life,” he said at the age of 13 while reading the book. “I want to affect other people the way this book just affected me.” Soon after, he read the book, […]

 Jim

“Do. Or Do Not. There Is No Tripe” Says Screenwriter Collin Chang

“Do. Or Do Not. There Is No Tripe” Says Screenwriter Collin Chang

Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Collin Chang began his writing career as a advertising copywriter  Unsatisfied creatively, in 2006 he moved to Los Angeles, CA, where he pursued a career in screenwriting. He sold his first feature pitch to Atlas Entertainment, a thriller called Meet Jane Joe, and later that year he had an independent horror […]

 Brock Swinson

“Creating the Existential Hero” David Farr on ‘Hanna’ & ‘The Night Manager’

“Creating the Existential Hero” David Farr on ‘Hanna’ & ‘The Night Manager’

In line with the continuing trend of movies being adapted into TV series, screenwriter David Farr chatted to Creative Screenwriting Magazine about his screenwriting career and his adaptation of Hanna from a film to a TV series on Amazon Prime. “I was convinced I was to become an English teacher until I was about 18 […]

 Jim

“We Don’t Need To Be Saved. We Need To Be Heard” Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft On The Characters Of ‘On My Block’

“We Don’t Need To Be Saved. We Need To Be Heard” Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft On The Characters Of ‘On My Block’

Pop Quiz – What was the most binge-watched TV show on Netflix in 2018? What made the the Top 10 most ‘googled’ TV show in the same year? If you answered On My Block to both questions, you progress to the next round. Eddie Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft, the show’s co-creators talked to Creative Screenwriting […]

 Brock Swinson

“Writing Brick-by-Brick.” Showrunner Ayanna Floyd Davis Talks Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

“Writing Brick-by-Brick.” Showrunner Ayanna Floyd Davis Talks Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

Chicago South Side drama The Chi is back for a second season. Showrunner Ayanna Floyd Davis sat down with Creative Screenwriting Magazine to discuss her screenwriting career and what goes into running the show. Ayanna Floyd Davis is originally from Ohio, but she went to Grad School in Chicago. “I thought I wanted to be […]

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