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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365231441/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Frank Darabont, writer and director of such classics as The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile and The Mist, discusses adapting works by Stephen King and keeping his characters at the core of the story. /episodes/get/40478 /episode/40478 Frank Darabont: A Filmmaker's Journey /episode-player/40478

Frank Darabont, writer and director of such classics as The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile and The Mist, discusses adapting works by Stephen King and keeping his characters at the core of the story. Followed by Jeffrey DeChausse's short film, Anniversario, trailing a woman's visit to her two favorite hairdressers on the day of her 45th wedding anniversary for what becomes the most important makeover of their lives.

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365228008/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Vince Gilligan, creator of the AMC hit series Breaking Bad, reflects upon the show’s hyper-serialized storytelling, along with his inspirations and influences. Accompanied by Victor Nores’ short film, Euthanas Inc., about an old lady whose family wishes to no longer be burdened by her presence, and... /episodes/get/35065 /episode/35065 Breaking Bad: A Conversation With Vince Gilligan /episode-player/35065

Vince Gilligan, creator of the AMC hit series Breaking Bad, reflects upon the show's hyper-serialized storytelling, along with his inspirations and influences. Accompanied by Victor Nores' short film, Euthanas Inc., about an old lady whose family wishes to no longer be burdened by her presence, and her plans to grant them an unexpected change of scene.

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Fri, 04/18/2014 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365037254/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false David Magee discusses adapting FINDING NEVERLAND and LIFE OF PI, and how he approached translating such imaginative worlds for the screen. Followed by THE RETURN, Jeremy Mackie's short film about a college graduate who's literally scared off the scene of his first job. /episodes/get/54366 /episode/54366 Writing The Fantastical: A Conversation With David Magee /episode-player/54366

David Magee discusses adapting FINDING NEVERLAND and LIFE OF PI, and...

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Sat, 07/06/2013 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365033512/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Brian Helgeland, the creative force behind 42, LA CONFIDENTIAL, MYSTIC RIVER, and A KNIGHT’S TALE, shares his experience as a screenwriter, director and producer, along with the ups, downs and left turns of the filmmaking industry. Accompanied by the short film HECTOR IS GONNA KILL NATE, from Ari... /episodes/get/54349 /episode/54349 A Conversation With Brian Helgeland /episode-player/54349

Brian Helgeland, the creative force behind 42, LA CONFIDENTIAL, MYSTIC RIVER...

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Sat, 06/29/2013 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365029952/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The screenwriters (Abby Kohn, Geoff LaTulippe, Dana Stevens, Marc Silverstein, Marcie Mayhorn-Moderator) behind NEVER BEEN KISSED, SAFE HAVEN, GOING THE DISTANCE and HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU contemplate the important balance of relationship, conflict and originality when creating romantic... /episodes/get/39728 /episode/39728 Romantic Comedies /episode-player/39728

The screenwriters behind NEVER BEEN KISSED, SAFE HAVEN, GOING THE DISTANCE and HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU contemplate the important balance of relationship, conflict and originality when creating romantic comedies. Followed by the short film, DO OVER by David Fabelo, illustrating several failed judicious attempts of mastering a first date. In this episode: Abby Kohn, Dana Stevens, Geoff LaTulippe, Marc Silverstein.

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Sat, 06/22/2013 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365026098/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The voices behind THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, BRIDESMAIDS, and RACHEL GETTING MARRIED deliberate how the most impressionable characters – both good and evil - are compelling because of their flaws, complexities, and personal truths. Accompanied by the short film, MENTIROSO by writer/director Will... /episodes/get/47739 /episode/47739 Heroes & Anti-Heroes: Loving the Villain /episode-player/47739

The voices behind THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, BRIDESMAIDS, and RACHEL GETTING MARRIED deliberate how the most impressionable characters - both good and evil - are compelling because of their flaws, complexities, and personal truths. Accompanied by the short film, MENTIROSO by writer/director Will Shipley about trailing a young boy whose incessant lies are almost as far-fetched as an astonishing encounter with the most beautiful girl in town. In this episode: Aline Brosh McKenna, Paul Feig, Jenny Lumet.

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Sat, 06/15/2013 - 04:00
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