• #90 Provocative, Poltical & Playful. From Stand-up to Screenwriting – Upasana Beharee

    Stand-up is a great training ground for Screenwriting.  My guest Screenwriter, Actor & Director of All In A Night's Work Upasana Beharee discusses being very specific and cutting out the waste in your writing, taking what makes you mad and turning it into something that makes you laugh, turning around stereotypes, political humor in your…
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  • #89 Using Character Development and Theme in Science Fiction – RJ Johnson

    Science Fiction Author RJ Johnson discusses character development, theme, researching current & future technology, using location to tell your story and much, much more... About RJ Johnson RJ Johnson is an award winning author from San Diego, California. He was inspired to write novels back in the second grade when his teacher bound together a short…
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  • #88 Writing Horror In A Brand New Way

    When you're fighting in the trenches of the film industry you must be resilient and clever to claw your way ahead. The Writer and Director of arguably the most renowned Horror Short ever made "Night of the Slasher" is Shant Hamassian.  In this episode Shant talks about screenplays as a living breathing document, teaming up with the person who will…
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  • #87 Social Media Marketing To Promote Your Writing – Russell Nohelty

    Social Media success is highly elusive for the entrepreneur and even more so for a writer.  In this episode, Author/Publisher Russell Nohelty from Wannabe Press discusses the astonishing social media strategies he uses to sell his books and the books of his authors. For past shows and to learn more about the Seated At the Writer's Table…
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  • #86 Writing, Directing and Pitching a TV Show – Michael Rossi & Philip Musumeci

    It's not good enough to be talented in Hollywood, you also have to think outside the box, get aggressive and be clever about how you get your film made.  In this episode, writer, director Michael Mateo Rossi and actor Philip Musumeci discuss the writing and making of their new pilot Vengeance as well as creative…
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  • #85 Writing A Film With the Story As the Star – Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

    Writing an Independent film with the story as the focal point is becoming more and more difficult to get funded and produced, but it's not impossible.  In this episode my guest Writer, Director, Producer and Actor of "the Scarapist" distributed by Silver Streak Entertainment Jeanne Marie Spicuzza to discuss writing a film with the story…
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  • #85 Writing A Film With the Story As the Star – Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

    Writing an Independent film with the story as the focal point is becoming more and more difficult to get funded and produced, but it's not impossible.  In this episode my guest Writer, Director, Producer and Actor of "the Scarapist" distributed by Silver Streak Entertainment Jeanne Marie Spicuzza to discuss writing a film with the story…
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  • Today the Director of La Femme Film Festival Leslie LaPage gives the 5 Common Storyline and Characterization mistakes new writer's make in this in depth interview. Leslie sheds light on what makes a script pop, how to deal with structure, how to find the perfect opening scene, the function of dialogue in characterization and much…
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  • Today the Director of La Femme Film Festival Leslie LaPage gives the 5 Common Storyline and Characterization mistakes new writer's make in this in depth interview. Leslie sheds light on what makes a script pop, how to deal with structure, how to find the perfect opening scene, the function of dialogue in characterization and much…
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  • How do you give yourself the best possible chance to get your film financed?  Stack the deck in your favor by thinking like an investor.  My guest CEO & Executive Producer of Samaco Films gives me the step by step process he uses to fund films with budgets from 1 to 10 million dollars. For…
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