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 […]

September 6, 2016

Interview: Jill Kargman (ODD MOM OUT)

New York’s Upper East Side has been the geographical backdrop of I LOVE LUCY, THE JEFFERSONS and THE NANNY. You can add to that list Bravo’s excellent first foray into scripted television, ODD MOM OUT. Created by and starring Jill Kargman, ODD MOM OUT chronicles the laugh out loud misadventures of a woman who lives […]

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, […]