Writing Yourself Out of a Hole

There’s an old story I’m tweaking slightly for our purposes that goes… by Danny Manus A screenwriter is walking down the street and falls into a deep hole and can’t get out. A Director comes by and the screenwriter yells, “Hey, I’ve fallen into this hole and I can’t get out. Can you help me?” The Director throws a camera …

[Video]: Drama Showrunners Roundtable

‘I was talked out of a couple of deaths by the actors, believe it or not…’ Another Hollywood Reporter’s Drama Showrunner’s Roundtable! Gorgeously shot, a half-dozen of Hollywood’s most accomplished writers sit down for an electric, rapid-fire conversation about the trials and triumphs of TV writing, war stories and speculations on the future of TV. Featuring: – Vince Gilligan (Breaking …

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