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The Black List for Screenplays with Founder & CEO Franklin Leonard

            The Black List, how it was founded and how it continues to develop, is discussed with Founder and CEO Franklin Leonard who explains the difference between studios and production companies along with the idea of mixing creativity with business. Leonard also talks about working with Will Smith and Leonardo DiCaprio as

Academy Nicholl Fellowships with Fellowship Director Greg Beal

          We profile the official Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Oscars) screenwriting competition for new writing talent – the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. In addition to prize money, the winners also get the chance to participate in Academy events and seminars leading up to the coveted Oscar

Writing Blockbusters with Oren Uziel and 22 Jump Street

WRITING BLOCKBUSTERS 22 Jump Street (with the trailer) is shared by writer Oren Uziel, who talks about Writing Blockbusters MEN IN BLACK 4, SHIMMER LAKE, KITCHEN SINK, and how he made his entrance into the world of writing blockbuster movies. The writing process, and how to break into Hollywood is discussed

BURN NOTICE Creator Matt Nix Previews New USA Series COMPLICATIONS

BURN NOTICE creator Matt Nix shares the trailer for COMPLICATIONS, his new show on the USA Network, and discusses his career in show business with THE INSIDERS. From his start in Hollywood as a movie business ‘secretary,’ to branching out on his own to createSHORT films before breaking into cable

Snow White and the Huntsman & TMNT Reboot Writer Evan Daugherty

Snow White and the Huntsman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent and Killing Season writer Evan Daugherty shares his experience in Hollywood–from film school to major motion pictureDEALS and becoming an “overnight sensation” with his adaptation of the Disney classic. Myths and lies they tell you in film school are all

Zak Penn on the Avengers, Action Movies, and Atari Games

    The Avengers writer Zak Penn joins the Insiders to talk about writing action blockbusters, and his documentary Atari: Game Over. Writing for the MarvelUNIVERSE, his work on The Incredible Hulk, The Last Action Hero, Suspect Zero, and his ongoing collaborations with the brilliant Werner Herzog are shared. How to write