3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast

The official podcast of the Writers Guild of America West, WGAW, Info and updates about the Guild and interviews with screenwriters about screenwriting,,movies, television and the entertainment business.
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Sep 22, 2016

Prentice Penny discusses his career and showrunning the new HBO series, Insecure. Also a snippet of WGAW’s recent Sublime Primetime 2016 panel with Emmy-nominated writers.

Sep 8, 2016

Aaron Fullerton talks to American Gothic Creator/Executive Producer Corinne Brinkerhoff (Jane the Virgin, Elementary, The Good Wife) about her career and showrunning.

Aug 25, 2016

Brian Gary talks with Jose Molina (Agent Carter, The Vampire Diaries) & Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost, The 100 discuss their careers as writers and producers, and also about their podcast, The Children of Tendu.

Aug 11, 2016

Justin Marks discusses The Jungle Book, Counterpart, TopGun 2 and more. Also Hilliard Guess talks to Dwayne Johnson-Cochran from the Genre Committee.

Jul 28, 2016

Neil Druckmann (The Last of Us and Uncharted 4) talks with Gennifer Hutchison about story in video games, and Aaron returns to the podcast to discuss WGAW elections. Feature writer survey questions:

Jul 14, 2016

Paul Feig & Katie Dippold discuss their careers and their latest movie, "Ghostbusters." Also, Steve and Brian discuss the past year of WGAW podcasts.

Jun 23, 2016

John August talks with Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Apocalypse, Sherlock Holmes), about writing and producing, and Hilliard Guess interviews Gary Goldstein, the chair of the LGBTQ Writers Committee.

Jun 9, 2016

Captain America: Civil War screenwriters Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely are interviewed by fellow scribe Jose Molina (Agent Carter) about their career and writing in the Marvel Comics Universe.

May 26, 2016

Aziz Ansari discusses his career and new Netflix show, "Master of None." Also we have the second half of the Darnell Hunt interview about the 2016 Hollywood Writers Report.

May 12, 2016

Ron Moore the showrunner of "Outlander" is interviewed by fellow "Outlander" writer Toni Graphia; and an interview with UCLA Professor Darnell Hunt regarding the 2016 Hollywood Diversity Report, conducted by Tery Lopez, Director of the WGAW Diversity Department.

Apr 28, 2016

Bryan Sipe, the writer of "Demolition" is interviewed by Craig Borten (Dallas Buyers Club), and a recap of the "Creating Your Webseries event.

Apr 14, 2016

David Windsor & Casey Johnson from "The Real O'Neals" are interviewed by showrunner Nahnatchka Khan, and Hilliard Guess talks with Maria Escobedo and Evette Vargas from The Latino Writers Committee.

Mar 24, 2016

Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszweski, who developed "The People vs. O.J. Simpson" for TV are interviewed by Daniel Waters. Also Lesley Mackey, Senior Director of Credits, returns discuss credit arbitration.

Mar 10, 2016

Brent Forrester discusses his career in comedy writing and showrunning, and Lesley Mackey from Credits discusses how writers can protect their credits.

Feb 25, 2016

Josh Safran, creator and showrunner of Quantico, is interviewed by Liz Tuccillo, and Hilliard Guess interviews Michelle Amor, the co-chair of The Black Writers Committee.

Feb 11, 2016

Chrissy Pietrosh & Jessica Goldstein interviewed by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker, also Lauren Mackenzie & Andrew Gettens discuss their upcoming panel, "Go Team."

Jan 28, 2016

James LaRosa, Creator/Showrunner of VH1's Hit The Floor, talks with Margaret Oberman; and Brian Gary interviews Elias Davis and Tom Schulman, Board Members of the Writers Guild Foundation

Jan 14, 2016

Adam Mckay, co-writer and director of The Big Short, is  interviewed by Judd Apatow, and Ken Pisani and Aaron Mendelsohn discuss the 101 Funniest Screenplays list and event.

Dec 31, 2015

Our first bonus episode.  This is the full Miranda Banks interview, which was edited and split between Episodes 3 & 4. Happy New Year, and thanks for listening.

Dec 24, 2015

John August from the Scriptnotes podcast interviews Peter Landesman about his career and new movie, Concussion. Brian Gary talks with Katie Buckland the Executive Director of The Writers Guild Foundation.

Dec 10, 2015

In honor of the 101 Funniest Screenplays, the Writers Guild Foundation supplies us with a Billy Wilder interview, and Katherine Christovich from the Legal Department informs us about their services. We also welcome Brian Gary to the podcast.

Nov 26, 2015

Chuck Rose discusses "The Art of More," the new show, and Steve and Aaron talk to Caroline Chacon and William Bly from the Registration Department.

Nov 12, 2015

Moira Walley-Beckett is interviewed by Tom Schnauz about her career and her new Starz series Flesh and Bone. Steve and Aaron also talk to Valerie Kordisch from the Signatories Dept.

Oct 22, 2015

Writer/Director Billy Ray is interviewed by Ari Rubin, and Aaron and Steve talk with Richard Stayton, the editor of Written By.

Oct 8, 2015

Ben Watkins, creator of Hand of God, is interviewed by Rashad Raisani, and we talk with Marlana Hope about producing the WGAW Writers Salon.

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