This week’s interview is with writer and animator Stephen Leonard, whose most recent accomplishments include making two shows for Dreamworks TV. He talks about how he got into writing for animation, how to build your own opportunities, and his journey from being a production assistant to getting paid to create his own ideas.
This week’s interview is with screenwriter Dan Dollar, whose feature film career started with the sale of his script THE BOY AND HIS TIGER, the story of Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson. We covered everything from his background as an IT consultant for military defense in Virginia through his transition into a full-fledged screenwriting career and the process that landed him his representation in Los Angeles.
When did you break into the industry?
In this week’s interview, writer and FSU alumni Dave Metzger shares his experience as the writers’ assistant on NBC’s The Blacklist. I had the pleasure of interviewing Dave right after his first freelance episode of the show aired on February 18th 2016. Get ready to hear about everything from his experience writing ‘Drexel’ in the basement of The Blacklist’s office to the kind of genuine insight you can only get from rising the ranks of Hollywood.
Erin Conley is an east coast transplant living and writing in Los Angeles. After graduating from Boston University, she moved out west to work her way up in the entertainment industry. Now the showrunner’s assistant on FOX’s Sleepy Hollow, Erin shares some of her best insight and insider information from navigating the industry as an aspiring television writer to what it’s like to work for some of the biggest shows on TV.