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News and information about the WGAw, and interviews with screenwriters from the worlds of movies, television, and new media.

3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast Writers Guild of America West

    • TV & Film

News and information about the WGAw, and interviews with screenwriters from the worlds of movies, television, and new media.

    Ramy Youssef

    Ramy Youssef

    Host Josephine Green Zhang talks with Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated Ramy co-creator-star-writer Ramy Youssef about his journey from stand-up to streamer, as the second season of his Hulu series shifts from an aspirational to transformational focus.

    • 43 min
    Veena Sud

    Veena Sud

    Host Moon Zappa talks with Emmy and Writers Guild Award-nominated writer Veena Sud (Seven Seconds, The Killing, Cold Case) about writing and directing the Quibi thriller series, The Stranger, and creating compelling content for mobile platforms.

    • 56 min
    Alice Wu

    Alice Wu

    Host Josephine Green Zhang speaks with screenwriter-director Alice Wu (Saving Face) about her latest Netflix film, The Half of It, which explores the Asian-American/LGBTQ+ experience – something all too rare in U.S. cinema.

    • 51 min
    Marc Maurino

    Marc Maurino

    Host Hilliard Guess speaks with #FreeRayShawn creator-writer-EP Marc Maurino about adapting his feature screenplay focusing on a young black Iraq War vet for Quibi’s platform – and how social media can affect criminal justice in this technological age.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Josh Thomas

    Josh Thomas

    Host Moon Zappa talks with Everything's Gonna Be Okay creator-star Josh Thomas (Please Like Me) about telling stories that explore authentic LGBTQ+ portrayals, teen queer sexuality, and autism on the acclaimed Freeform comedy series.

    • 48 min
    Robin Thede

    Robin Thede

    Host Hilliard Guess talks with A Black Lady Sketch Show creator-showrunner Robin Thede (The Rundown with Robin Thede, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) about her ground-breaking HBO comedy series and the importance of valuing diverse voices.

    • 51 min

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