SUCCESSION: A Conversation with Oscar-Nominated Writer Jesse Armstrong

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Oscar® and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong has developed a cult-like following over the past decade writing for some of television’s strongest shows, including Black Mirror, Peep Show, and Veep. His feature script, In the Loop, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2009.  His latest creation, Succession, is set in New York and explores themes... Continue Reading →

Finding a Way into the Story of PATERNO

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Debora Cahn has written for some of the most beloved shows in the history of American television. Having written on The West Wing from 2002 to 2006, she followed with work on other juggernauts such as Private Practice and Grey’s Anatomy. Continuing her work dealing with complex situational dramas, Cahn is currently writing on Homeland. Most recently, she... Continue Reading →

Exploring New Forms of Storytelling with Ed Solomon – Part II

by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Best known for writing cultural blockbusters such as Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Men in Black, Ed Solomon has created characters that became house-hold names and stories that are still enjoyed by audiences, long after their initial theatrical run. Most recently, Solomon worked with Steven Soderburgh to craft HBO’s new series and storytelling app, Mosaic.... Continue Reading →

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