Brock Swinson

“Introduce Yourself As A Writer & Your Brand.” Sage Advice From Zimran Jacob, Netflix Showrunner’s Assistant On ‘The Punisher’ & ‘Narcos’

“Introduce Yourself As A Writer & Your Brand.” Sage Advice From Zimran Jacob,  Netflix Showrunner’s Assistant On ‘The Punisher’ & ‘Narcos’

Creative Screenwriting sat down with Showrunner’s Assistant, Zimran Jacob, to discuss his haphazard path from various production assistant roles to his current position at Netflix. There is no clear career trajectory in the film and TV industry, so you should stay connected, network like crazy and grab opportunities as they come to you. Showrunner’s assistant […]

 Jeff York

Female Empowerment Charges the Second Season of “GLOW” on Netflix

Female Empowerment Charges the Second Season of “GLOW” on Netflix

On the surface, the first season of Netflix’s hit comedy “GLOW” was about the start of a women’s wrestling TV show in the 1980’s, but in actuality, it was all about the struggles of actresses. Lead character Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie) was such a ‘starving artist’ that she briefly considered the world of porn to […]

 Brock Swinson

Showrunner Veena Sud Talks ‘The Killing’, ‘Seven Seconds’ And Future Projects

Showrunner Veena Sud Talks ‘The Killing’, ‘Seven Seconds’ And Future Projects

Seven Seconds is arguably one of the boldest stories on Netflix. The 10-episode TV drama comes from The Killing showrunner Veena Sud. The story begins with a hit-and-run of an African-American teenager by a Jersey City cop. The mostly white police force covers up the incident, which causes public controversy. “My son laid in the […]