Tv & Film Episodes

December 28, 2020

Take 5 - Writer and showrunner Sheryl J.Anderson, Sweet Magnolias, Charmed.

We talk to the extraordinary Sheryl J. Anderson, veteran writer and showrunner. She tells us how 'famous, toxic' writers' rooms taught her how to lead her own show the right way, her regrets about not speaking up to protect w...

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December 22, 2020

Take 4 - Screenwriter Dan Hernandez, Detective Pikachu, the Tick and 1600 Penn.

We talk to screenwriter Dan Hernandez. He tells us about how he handled the pressure of writing fan favorite Detective Pikachu, the big opportunities that got away in his career and going to high school with Josh Gad. He expl...

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December 16, 2020

Take 3 - Actor Erik Palladino

Actor Erik Palladino talks us through his rollercoaster career after 30 years in Hollywood. He tells us how his pilots never get picked up, the time he was told he had a job by his agent on a Friday and on the Monday they adm...

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December 09, 2020

Take 2 - Screenwriter Zack Stentz, Thor, X-Men First Class and Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous

Screenwriter Zack Stentz gives an honest account of the tough world of Hollywood and what a writer has to go through to make it. He talks about the red carpet highs of Thor and X-Men First Class but then the long periods of s...

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December 02, 2020

Take 1 - Screenwriter Adele Lim, Crazy Rich Asians and Raya and the Last Dragon

We talk to Adele Lim, writer on Crazy Rich Asians and the new Disney movie Raya and the Last Dragon. She talks about her journey from TV to film and her struggles along the way. Adele tells us she wrote some of her best work ...

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