Brock Swinson

“Religion Is Not A Punchline” Ramy Youseff on Hulu’s Ramy

“Religion Is Not A Punchline” Ramy Youseff on Hulu’s Ramy

Golden Globe® Award-winning actor Ramy Youssef has always been a creative person. “My first ‘save your birthday money’ purchase was a camera,” he joked. The New Jersey native didn’t see showbusiness as an achievable goal, but an underlying passion and persistence directed him to create more and more, eventually encouraging him to edit, to act, […]

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“A Tug Of War Between Story & Jokes” John Harvatine IV & Tom Root Discuss Their Animated Comedy ‘Crossing Swords’

“A Tug Of War Between Story & Jokes” John Harvatine IV & Tom Root Discuss Their Animated Comedy ‘Crossing Swords’

The world of adult animation has forged a reputation on our television screens. Animated TV shows like Robot Chicken, Archer, and South Park have entertained adult, and not so adult, audiences for decades and show no signs of slowing down. Robot Chicken alumni John Harvatine IV and Tom Root spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about their […]

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Video Streaming With Attitude – The Future Of The Film & TV Industry

Video Streaming With Attitude – The Future Of The Film & TV Industry

The brave new world of video streaming is here to stay. Film and TV writers and content creators alike are adjusting to the new landscape of massive consumer choice. This ranges from traditional “appointment TV” to binge-watching and everything in between. The rapidly-shifting momentum can be overwhelming to both viewers and creators alike. This raises […]

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What Is Your TV Show’s Superpower?

What Is Your TV Show’s Superpower?

Creative Screenwriting Magazine attended this year’s Produced By Conference at Warner Bros. Studios to discuss the current state of our industry. We attended a comprehensive panel discussion with some senior industry executives on the future of producing film and TV shows. The panel comprised of Agnes Chu (Disney+), Craig Erwich (Hulu), Vernon Sanders (Amazon Studios), Michel Wright (EPIX) and moderated by Chris […]

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“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 […]