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We're quite excited for issue 16 as it's packed with tons of great content for our first TV Issue including interviews with writers, showrunners and even a few stars on your favorite shows such as: House of Cards, Better Call Saul, The Last Man on Earth, Childrens Hospital (plus read two full scripts), The Comedians—and more! Other stories include filmmaker Edward Burns on his career spanning book (plus read a chapter), See an interview with the Black List writer of the Rockingham, a fantastic script about the other side of the O.J. Simpson trial (plus read the full script). Also dive into articles featuring an Alex Garland interview about the making of Ex Machina, a Noah Baumbach interview about making While We're Young and so many more storytelling centric entertainment journalism pieces!

Read a script, an in-depth interview or watch a short film in each issue.
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What's New in Version 1.0.19

Updated for iOS 8
Bugfixes and performance enhancments

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Customer Reviews

An insiders look at the industry and the art...

If you ever get the chance to listen to Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith podcast, then you know this magazine is a must subscribe. Great together and worth every minute. So happy right now. Christmas seems to have come early.

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Supplementing my subscription to American Cinematographer and the wide range of great podcasts including The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith, Backstory is a great new addition to my source of knowledge about the making of movies. I find the sources vital in pursuing my career as a filmmaker.

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