November 14, 2016

Interview: Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair (HIGH MAINTENANCE)

HIGH MAINTENANCE began its journey to an HBO primetime as an independent web series and a Vimeo series. With each incarnation of the show, the focus has remained on the lives of New York’s weed smokers. Each episode delivers inclusive storytelling through its signature style of vignettes, showcasing intimate and irreverent snapshots of a culturally […]

November 8, 2016

Interview: Kyle Bradstreet (MR. ROBOT)

In the era of “peak TV,” few shows have stood out and connected with audiences like MR. ROBOT (USA Network). Rami Malek and Christian Slater have electrified the screen, leaving viewers in constant suspense. The show’s creator, Sam Esmail, is credited with putting together a writing staff capable of crafting a show that demands viewer’s trust, […]

October 3, 2016

Watch: WEB-ISH: How the Internet Opened TV

The Writers Guild of America, East, in partnership with Internet Week New York, presents WEB-ISH: HOW THE INTERNET OPENED TV In just ten years, digital content has proven to be the best thing since cable for viewers. It has meant the arrival of “Netflix and chill” culture, with more options from the new studios including […]

September 13, 2016

Interview: James Schamus (INDIGNATION)

James Schamus could rest on the laurels that come from a successful run as CEO of Focus Features, Executive Producing BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and being the screenwriter of CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON and THE ICE STORM. Instead, Schamus challenged himself to step out of his comfort zone and into the director’s chair. INDIGNATION is pure Schamus: […]

Interview: Derek Cianfrance (THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS)

BLUE VALENTINE and A PLACE BEYOND THE PINES established Derek Cianfrance as a Writer/Director with a distinct ability to draw out the most human aspects of intimate relationships. His latest project is THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, which stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz. The film follows a World War I veteran and his […]