Influences play a major role in developing anyones voice. This week, Manny Fonseca dives into some of his earliest major influences from TV and Movies.
HBO executive Chris Salvaterra discusses the business of screenwriting, offering invaluable tips for a successful writing career.
President of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins, presented a poignant and often funny Master Class to the audience of screenwriters and filmmakers, moderated by Athena Film Festival co-founder Melissa Silverstein.
In the past few decades, the movement of underground superheroes has gone from a sparse few to several hundred. Filmmaker Michael Barnett felt compelled to capture the story of these Superheroes in his new documentary, which premieres on HBO August 8.
Boardwalk Empire creator and showrunner Terence ("Terry") Winter started his hustle with some letterhead, a phone line, and stark determination. Years later, and after a writer-producer gig on The Sopranos, his Boardwalk Empire is racking up big ratings for HBO and big awards for the cast and crew.
One thing Jeanne Veillette Bowerman has learned over the years is a single plan is never enough.
Pee-wee Herman has been popping up on talk shows and at surprise live appearances lately to promote his new HBO special, The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway. Seeing Pee-wee is always a treat, but it was equally delightful to catch up with Paul Reubens, the man behind the iconic character, at a SXSW panel...
As we continue our Women TV Writers series, we are excited to present our first writing team, Elisabeth R. Finch and Kate Barnow, who wrote for HBO's True Blood, and now are staffed on ABC's No Ordinary Family.
There's often a difference between what aspirants, even talented aspirants, WANT to be true… and what IS true. And when I smell bullshit, I call bullshit. And I am calling MAJOR BULLSHIT.