The Writers Guild Foundation Podcast
By Writers Guild Foundation
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Founded in swinging, mondo-groovy 1966, The Writers Guild Foundation is the only organization in the world devoted solely to the promotion and preservation of writing for the screen. Our events and interviews capture screenwriters and television writers at their most intimate, and run the gamut from Oscar-winning dramatists to TV scribes writing to devoted fanbases.
||Podcast: Writers on Writing with Terence Winter||On September 27, we had the pleasure of welcoming the marvelous Terence Winter, creator of BOARDWALK EMPIRE and VINYL, screenwriter of THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, and Emmy-winning writer of THE SOPRANOS. The TV legend spoke frankly with WGF Vice President||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Character Sketch with William Blake Herron||On September 6, we welcomed film and TV writer William Blake Herron (AGENT X, THE BOURNE IDENTITY) for an event co-hosted by NYU Tisch in LA. Moderated by fellow NYU alum Elliott Diguiseppi, Herron shared his experiences creating characters deep in the||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Sublime Primetime 2016||On September 15, we, along with the Writers Guild of America, West and Variety, presented Sublime Primetime, our annual event celebrating Emmy-nominated writers. We welcomed a panel of incredibly talented writers,||9/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Writers on Writing with Steven Knight||On August 2, we welcomed prolific screenwriter, director and showrunner Steven Knight for a conversation about his career and writing process. The creator of PEAKY BLINDERS and the upcoming BBC/FX series TABOO shared his approach with moderator,||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: In Conversation With Phyllis Nagy||On July 26, we had the pleasure of teaming up once again with NYU Tisch to host the wonderful screenwriter, playwright and director Phyllis Nagy for a conversation on her work and process of adapting novels for the stage and screen. Nagy,||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Breaking In At Any Age||On June 26, we teamed up with the Academy Education and Nicholl Fellowship Programs to host a panel about breaking into the industry as a screenwriter at any age. We welcomed a stellar lineup, including Ronald Bass (RAIN MAN, MY BEST FRIEND’S||7/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Writers on Writing with Marvel’s Jessica Jones||On June 21, we once again teamed up with our pals from NYU Tisch to welcome three writers/producers (and NYU Tisch alumni) from MARVEL’S JESSICA JONES: Hilly Hicks, Jamie King and Edward Ricourt. The trio shared their various paths to the||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Master Class with Mike O’Malley||On June 14, we welcomed writer and actor extraordinaire Mike O’Malley for a Master Class. The creator and showrunner of the Starz Original Series SURVIVOR’S REMORSE, which premieres its third season on July 24, spoke with moderator and LA Times TV||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Inside the Writers Room with Outlander||On June 7, we had the pleasure of welcoming the fantastic writers from the hit Starz show OUTLANDER, including show developer and showrunner Ronald D. Moore and executive producers/writers Toni Graphia, Anne Kenney, and Matthew B. Roberts.||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Podcast: Inside the Writers Room with Better Call Saul||On May 26, we welcomed the talented writers room of BETTER CALL SAUL, including co-creator and showrunner Peter Gould, executive producer Thomas Schnauz, co-EP Gennifer Hutchison, story editor Gordon Smith, co-producer Jonathan Glatzer,||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun and informative!
Loved both the Eric Kripke and Ben Edlund ones, now downloading the rest cuz I bet they ate great too.
In Depth Interviews with A- List Screenwriters
I can't tell you how valuable these episodes/recordings are. As an aspiring screenwriter living outside LA, these recordings are like magic! Each interview and panel is jam packed with insights and inspiration and glimpses into the industry.
Each episode is an audio recording of a live event with A list screenwriters working in Features and Television. The programming is very current and unlike other shows on craft, the business, etc, there is a live element that adds a very warm dimension to these interviews. If you are a screenwriter, I highly recommend this podcast!
Great substance, bad audio
I love these podcasts and they have amazing insights into writing and the business, but guys, please get the sound fixed with those mics! Painful to listen to sometimes.