By Tom Benedek
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Outstanding screenwriters, TV writers-showrunners, directors, producers, actors, executives agents managers and other cultivators of truth and beauty discuss their creative process with Tom Benedek.
||Clean#000 - Welcome to TheProcess.Ink - Tom Benedek||Tom Benedek talks the creative process with filmmakers, writers, showrunners, other cultivators of truth and beauty.||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 - Brent Forrester (TV writer-showrunner) at Sony Studios||Brent Forrester (Love, The Office, The Simpsons, King of the Hill) talks about the TV comedy writers' room, story development, and character and plot in comedy.||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 - Peter Tolan (TV writer-showrunner & screenwriter) in Santa Monica||Peter Tolan (Rescue Me, Outsiders, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Analyze This) talks TV pilots and his creative journey||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 - Janet Leahy (TV writer-showrunner) in Pacific Palisades||Janet Leahy (Mad Men, Gilmore Girls, Boston Legal, Roseanne, The Cosby Show) talks her creative journey and work experiences||7/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 - David Kanter (film producer & manager) at Paramount Studios||David Kanter (producer: The End of the Tour, The Revenant & manager: Anonymous Content) talks developing scripts and producing films while separately managing writers and filmmakers||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 - Joe Swanberg (writer-director-producer) from Chicago||Joe Swanberg (Drinking Buddies, Happy Christmas) discusses his new 8-episode series Easy for Netflix using the same improvisational style he developed to make his numerous indie features||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 - Rick Rosenthal (film director & TV producer) at White Water Films||Rick Rosenthal (Transparent, Bad Boys, Halloween II) discusses wearing multiple hats in both film and television, and the efforts of his production company, White Water Films||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 - Mark Stolaroff (indie film producer) in Hancock Park||Mark Stolaroff (DriverX, The House That Jack Built, Pig) discusses the ins and outs of independent feature filmmaking, his No Budget Film School workshops, and more...||10/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 - Stephen Nathan (TV writer-showrunner) in Santa Monica||Stephen Nathan (Bones, Joan of Arcadia, Family Law) discusses career in executive producing sit-coms and one-hour drama series and offers a detailed look into a ten-year run on the hit comedy-procedural Bones||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 - Bec Smith (literary & indie film agent) at United Talent Agency||Bec Smith (United Talent Agency) discusses her work as both a literary agent and an independent film agent||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 - Alexander Mirecki & Morgan Krantz (creators of Neurotica) at Atwater Village||Alexander Mirecki (All Together Now) & Morgan Krantz (Babysitter) talk about making indie features and creating a webseries, Neurotica, currently in its second season||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 - Emily Maya Mills (actress & comedian) in Burbank||Emily Maya Mills (Upright Citizens Brigade, Orange is the New Black, Parks and Recreation) talks about writing and performing comedy for the stage and on television||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 - Jack Bender (TV director and executive producer) in Los Angeles||Jack Bender (Game of Thrones, Lost, The Sopranos) discusses directing and executive producing a variety of television||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 - Ben Jacobson (literary TV agent) at United Talent Agency||Ben Jacobson (United Talent Agency) discusses representing drama and comedy television writers, directors and producers and the nature of today's industry||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 - Billy Finkelstein (TV writer-showrunner) at Culver Studios||Billy Finkelstein (NYPD Blue, Law & Order, LA Law) discusses a career in writing and producing myriad legal dramas and police procedurals for television||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 - Jim Burnstein (screenwriter) at University of Michigan||Jim Burnstein (Love and Honor, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Renaissance Man ) discusses his screenwriting career and shaping the next generation of young writers at UofM||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 - Tian Jun Gu (TV writer) from Brooklyn||Tian Jun Gu (House of Cards) discusses his journey from screenwriting student to working as staff writer on a hit Netflix series.||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 - Peter Horton (actor/director/producer) in Santa Monica||Peter Horton (Thirtysomething, Grey's Anatomy) talks about his journey from musician to actor to a director and writer/producer of film and television||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 - Tamako Akiyama & Markus Nornes (professors of Chinese cinema)||Tamako Akiyama (professor of Chinese cinema, Rikkyo University) and Markus Nornes (professor of Asian cinema, University of Michigan) speak about the history and state of current independent film in China.||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Highly informative and beneficial
I've been listening to Tom's podcast for a few months now, and as someone who's a young writer/producer, I've deeply benefitted from these in-depth discussions on various roles in the film and television industry. This is a must-listen for anyone interested in pursing a career in entertainment!