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.
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.
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.
Chuck Rose discusses "The Art of More," the new Crackle.com show, and Steve and Aaron talk to Caroline Chacon and William Bly from the Registration Department.
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.
Writer/Director Billy Ray is interviewed by Ari Rubin, and Aaron and Steve talk with Richard Stayton, the editor of Written By.
Ian Fried interviews screenwriter T.S. Nowlin, and Steve talks with Maureen Oxley the Senior Director of Residuals at the WGAW.
Issa Rae, author of Awkward Black Girl,is interviewed by fellow writer and co-chair for the committee of black writers, Amy Aniobi. Also Laurie Espinoza discusses the services provided by the Contracts Department, and the importance of sending in your contracts.
Aaron Mendelsohn interviews Paul Weitz about his career and new movie, Grandma. Jeff Melvoin discusses the Showrunner Training Program.
David Slack and Joelle Garfinkel discuss about converting Joelle's drama pilot, Cam Girls, to a web series, and Steve and Aaron talk with the head of the Diversity Dept., Tery Lopez, about all of the events, projects and committees under the Diversity Dept. umbrella.
The continuation of Jeff Melvoin's interview with Dr. Miranda Banks on Guild History and her book, "The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and their Guild." Also John Quaintance and David Feeney, show runners from "Ben and Kate" and the writers of "Hot Pursuit" interview each other in a very funny interview.
The creator of Burn Notice and The Comedians is interviewed by Ben Wexler, also Dr. Miranda Banks of Emerson College is interviewed by Jeff Melvoin about her book, The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and their Guild.
Margaret Nagle is back interviewing Emmy winning writer Danny Strong. Also, Steve talks with Patrick Cannon, the Head of the Membership Department about what it takes to become and stay an active member of the Guild.
The inaugural episode. Interviews with WGAW President Chris Keyser and Margaret Nagle.