July 28, 2016

Interview: Mike Birbiglia (DON’T THINK TWICE)

Mike Birbiglia knows how to tell a great story, as displayed in his acclaimed one-man shows, THANK GOD FOR JOKES or MY GIRLFRIEND’S BOYFRIEND, as well as his numerous appearances on THIS AMERICAN LIFE and with THE MOTH. In 2012, he wrote and directed a feature film adaptation of his solo show SLEEPWALK WITH ME, […]

July 25, 2016

Interview: Ingrid Jungermann (F TO 7TH, WOMEN WHO KILL)

Ingrid Jungermann became a member of the WGAE with her acclaimed web series, F TO 7TH, which was recently picked up by Showtime to be developed into a television series.  Soft spoken and precise, Ingrid translates her feelings of being an outsider into stories that are celebrated for writing that is inquisitorial, efficient and well-decorated with wry humor. […]

July 18, 2016

Interview: Chris Kelly (OTHER PEOPLE)

OTHER PEOPLE tells the story of a comedy writer (Jesse Plemons) struggling with personal and professional setbacks as he returns to his hometown to live with his dying mother (Molly Shannon). The film opened this year’s Sundance Film Festival, was the closing night film at Outfest and won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature […]

June 29, 2016

Interview: Susan Lacy (AMERICAN MASTERS)

If you have ever turned to PBS and found yourself steeped in the inspiration of a great American cultural luminary, it is likely by the influence of Susan Lacy.  It’s been 30 years since she launched AMERICAN MASTERS, the documentary series that celebrated America’s creative leaders. In addition to being the former executive producer of AMERICAN […]

June 23, 2016

Interview: Anthony Jaswinski (THE SHALLOWS)

Anthony Jaswinski has spent nearly two decades honing his craft writing screenplays that tingle your spine and make your skin crawl. His breakthrough came with the Brad Anderson (THE MACHINIST) directed VANISHING ON 7TH STREET, which starred Hayden Christensen and John Leguizamo.    His new film, THE SHALLOWS (Columbia Pictures; Opens June 24, 2016), is […]