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"Gold" Writing Team Patrick Massett & John Zinman Teach Us How to Write Practical Scenes

To write "Gold", duo Patrick Massett & John Zinman drew from their background in acting to develop practical scenes. They also looked to "Amadeus" for inspiration on "peeling back layers" and "turning over the final card".

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"Hunt for the Wilderpeople" Writer/Director Taika Waititi Talks Keeping Your Audience Engaged

Writer, actor, director Taika Waititi tells us about creating a new comedy scene in New Zealand and how to keep people feeling like they're a part of your story. He also let slip the inspirations for his What We Do in the Shadows character Viago: His mother combined with C-3PO. 

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"Arrival" Screenwriter Eric Heisserer on NASA, Palindromes and Breaking the Rules of Writing

Eric Heisserer brings the science world to our doorstep and tells us what it's like to break unspoken rules while writing. 

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"Jackie" Screenwriter Noah Oppenheim Discusses the Custodian of a Presidential Legacy

Screenwriter Noah Oppenheim talks with us about writing his first screenplay "Jackie" and the inspiration he drew from Jackie Kennedy as the custodian and myth-maker of her husband's legacy.

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"Lion" Screenwriter Luke Davies Talks the "Rapid, Intense Process of Writing"

Screenwriter Luke Davies sits down with us to discuss how he fell in love with the story behind "Lion". 

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