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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365520153/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Scott Frank (Get Shorty, Out of Sight) reflects on his diverse career writing thrillers and pulp films, and his approach to developing complex characters in search of their identity. /episodes/get/55295 /episode/55295 Scott Frank: A Screenwriter's Design /episode-player/55295

Scott Frank (Get Shorty, Out of Sight) reflects on his diverse career writing thrillers...

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Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365516894/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tommy Lee Jones, writer, director, and protagonist of The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, reflects on the making of the film, accompanied by some of his cast and crew. Followed by Roy Rutngamlug’s short film, Formosa, TX, about a first generation Asian-American’s fleeting encounter with an out... /episodes/get/39941 /episode/39941 Tommy Lee Jones: The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada /episode-player/39941

Tommy Lee Jones, writer, director, and protagonist of The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, reflects on the making of the film, accompanied by some of his cast and crew. Followed by Roy Rutngamlug's short film, Formosa, TX, about a first generation Asian-American's fleeting encounter with an out-of-towner who stumbles upon his family's diner.

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Sat, 06/27/2015 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365509819/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tom Schulman, writer of Dead Poet’s Society, deconstructs the story’s journey from script to screen, along with his unique working relationships on set with Robin Williams and director Peter Weir. /episodes/get/54273 /episode/54273 Dead Poets Society: Deconstructing the Acclaimed Classic /episode-player/54273

Tom Schulman, writer of Dead Poet’s Society, deconstructs the story’s journey from script

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Sat, 06/20/2015 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365507369/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, co-writers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, discuss reimagining the popular sci-fi franchise and their delicate approach to depicting the protagonist’s journey. /episodes/get/55066 /episode/55066 Planet of the Apes: Reimagining a Sci-Fi Franchise /episode-player/55066

Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, co-writers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, discuss...

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Sat, 06/13/2015 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365503323/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Danny Rubin, co-writer of Groundhog Day, deconstructs the unconventional romantic comedy’s progression from script to screen and reminisces on his unique collaboration with the legendary Harold Ramis. /episodes/get/38336 /episode/38336 Groundhog Day: Deconstructing the Comedy Classic /episode-player/38336

Danny Rubin, co-writer of Groundhog Day, deconstructs the unconventional romantic comedy's progression from script to screen and reminisces on his unique collaboration with the legendary Harold Ramis.

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Sat, 06/06/2015 - 23:30
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365497054/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Jay Duplass (writer/director Jeff Who Lives at Home, The Puffy Chair) recollects his journey with brother Mark Duplass onto the DIY indie film scene, along with their specific approach to storytelling. Followed by Future Hero, the story of a father, son, and a time-travelling killer android, in a... /episodes/get/34867 /episode/34867 Indie Filmmaking: A Conversation with Jay Duplass /episode-player/34867

Jay Duplass (writer/director Jeff Who Lives at Home, The Puffy Chair) recollects his journey with brother Mark Duplass onto the DIY indie film scene, along with their specific approach to storytelling. Followed by Future Home, the story of a father, son, and a time-travelling killer android, in a short film by Ramin Serry.

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Sat, 05/30/2015 - 04:00
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