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C.J. Arellano On “Case Unsolved”

C.J. Arellano On “Case Unsolved”

C.J. Arellano is a gay Filipino-American writer and director, born and raised in Chicago, with a focus in queer-themed and inclusive genre-driven media. In addition to being named one of the ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2019, he was chosen for ISA’s Fast Track Fellowship in 2018. His screenwriting has also won awards […]

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Chad Callaghan Talks “Redshift”

Chad Callaghan Talks “Redshift”

Chad Callaghan studied playwriting at Yale under Donald Margulies, where he was the school’s first gay sex-and-dating columnist (and yes, his mom read his column, and the ensuing conversations were just as awkward as you imagine.) He received an MFA in acting from the National Theater Conservatory and spent several years writing and performing all […]

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Julia Skikavich Talks “Missing Pieces”

Julia  Skikavich Talks “Missing Pieces”

Julia Skikavich holds degrees in screenwriting, journalism and political science. She is currently on the International Screenwriters’ Association’s list of TOP 25 Writers to Watch in 2019. Her TV pilots Missing Pieces, Survivors: B.S., and Sourdoughs, have received awards and placed in several major contests. Her screenwriting has been hailed for its women-centric approach in tackling intractable […]

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Erica Tachoir Talks “Scattering Jake”

Erica Tachoir Talks “Scattering Jake”

Erica Tachoir is a writer, director, and actor based in Brooklyn. Her screenplay Scattering Jake was received wide screenplay contest recognition. Her short film Too Sunny For Santa (starring Natalia Dyer from Stranger Things) screened at festivals across the country. With her comedy partner Corinne Caputo, she co-wrote and starred in the web series Life, After. They […]

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Screenwriter Jodi Levitan On “Finding Distance”

Screenwriter Jodi Levitan On “Finding Distance”

Jodi Levitan began her writing career without words, first finding success writing mime and clown routines. Those routines grew into longer stories, and those stories grew into full-length, award-winning screenplays. She spoke with Creative Screenwriting Magazine about her journey and what it means to make it to the prestigious ISA Top 25 Screenwriters To Watch list. […]