Talent Booker Emilie Laford Carries On a 50-Year Comedy Legacy
I don’t mind when people fail. If someone has a really good joke that failed, and they come back next week and they worked on it and it’s better, I can see that they saw the failure, and they know how to learn from it.
The Severing - Filtering Grief and Loss Through Art
"I’ve become, like many of my peers, frustrated with the machinations of getting a film made in Hollywood ... I’m only interested in work that speaks to me on a very personal and intimate level.’’
Finding Your Flock: An Interview with the Storks Writer/Director and Cast
John Bucher had a chance to sit down with Stoller and the cast of Storks — Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, and Stephen Kramer Glickman — to talk about the project.
Making Words Sing: A Conversation with Writer/Director Garth Jennings
"That moment has got to feel like the greatest moment of this guy's life, you know, like we're behind him and not in front of him."
Comic Jackie Kashian Has Some Answers
Remember, I’m a comic. I don’t have all the answers, but I will always have an opinion.
Peter Malone Elliott and Alexander Sharp of "Wired Shut"
Wired Shut writer/producer, Peter Malone Elliott, and director, Alexander Sharp, discuss the behind-the-scenes details of taking their feature film, from idea to completion.
Creating the Unimaginable with Fran Kranz and Ann Dowd
Mass takes place in the aftermath of a violent tragedy that affects the lives of two couples in different ways. What both couples have experienced is unimaginable.
Stephen Chbosky: Feeling Alone, Journeys Toward Truth, and Refusing to Romanticize Pain
"I'm not interested in people’s pain; I'm interested in their salvation. I'm not interested in their isolation; I'm interested in their catharsis." - Stephen Chbosky
John Pollono and the Small Engine That Could
"... the country right now is so fucking political and divided that the only safety you have is if you feel that the art is regurgitating your own opinions and political beliefs back at you. I find that incredibly boring."
True Heroes, LEGOs, and Bad Scripts: An Interview with Robert McKee – Part II
John Bucher continues the discussion on story’s past, present, and future with Robert McKee.
Knowing When It's Too Soon
"Where the humor comes out of is not from the tragedy itself, but how we react to it. It's probably sad to say, but this documentary might have relevance for a very long time because there's always going to be a tragedy to deal with." - Nick Scown
Tough Choices and Following Your Dreams: Experiencing Siân Heder’s CODA
A significant challenge for many writers can be to center a story within a community that they, themselves, are not a part of. Siân Heder acknowledges the challenge and how she navigated it.
Nyx Horror Collective Co-Founders Celebrate Women Writing Horror in 60-Second Bites
"Our philosophy is you can't know the light without first knowing the dark."
How Director Nick Hamm Found John DeLorean’s Story in Driven
Nick Hamm's Driven is a fast-paced, comedic crime thriller of a bromance gone wrong between John DeLorean, played by Lee Pace, and Jim Hoffman, played by Jason Sudeikis.
Having Something to Say - A Look at "9 Days" and the Work of Edson Oda
I learned that if you write something from your heart, even if you think it's ridiculous, someone who reads it or sees it or watches it could be affected by it. Then you both might not feel so alone.