Brock Swinson

“Creative Freedom Through Structure” Anna Winger on Netflix’s ‘Unorthodox’

“Creative Freedom Through Structure” Anna Winger on Netflix’s ‘Unorthodox’

Anna Winger has done a little bit of everything. She got her start in photography, where she did some commercial work and some documentary work, but across the board, if you have to summarize her career, she’s a storyteller at heart. “It happened by chance that I became a screenwriter,” she confessed. Previously, she traveled […]

 Brock Swinson

“Stories that Remain in You” Gideon Raff on ‘Homeland’, ‘The Spy’, & ‘Prisoners of War’

“Stories that Remain in You” Gideon Raff on ‘Homeland’, ‘The Spy’, & ‘Prisoners of War’

“Like many screenwriters, I have thousands of notebooks. Some of them I don’t even look back to, but they feed future ideas and themes you’re dealing with,” said screenwriter/director Gideon Raff. “When I start a project, I have a world of ideas that won’t fit into a two-hour or a four-hour story, but they’re intruding […]

 Jim

How Has Video Streaming Affected Television Content

How Has Video Streaming Affected Television Content

The boom of streaming TV, both for both live and on-demand television viewing, has brought with it a particular set of challenges and unexpected surprises. Viewers can now enjoy their favorite shows and movies when they want, how they want, where they want, and on whatever screen size they want. We’re suffering from “too many […]

 Brock Swinson

“A Long Writing Process is Freeing” Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews on ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’

“A Long Writing Process is Freeing” Jeffrey Addiss & Will Matthews on ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’

Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews originally contacted the Jim Henson company to pitch a sequel idea for Labyrinth, and while the idea wasn’t in the cards even for a pitch meeting, they were invited to come up with an idea for Dark Crystal. “I grew up loving Dark Crystal. I grew up loving Henson,” said […]

 Jim

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 […]