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49 degrees north writers podcast is an informal chat with Canadian writers about writing and working in the Canadian film & TV industry.

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49 degrees north writers podcast is an informal chat with Canadian writers about writing and working in the Canadian film & TV industry.

    49 degrees north - David Moses

    49 degrees north - David Moses

    Writer-producer David Moses (Emergency Room: Life + Death at VGH) discusses his new documentary series Paramedics: Life on the Line, and the storytelling challenges in unscripted television.

    • 58 min
    49 degrees north

    49 degrees north

    Writer Roslyn Muir (The Birdwatcher, Washed Away) discusses her journey from intern to story-editor on Ransom, and how writing Movies of the Week can be a great way to break into the industry.

    • 47 min
    49 Degrees North

    49 Degrees North

    Crime-novelist Sam Wiebe talks about his latest book “Cut you down.” We also discuss the Vancouver crime-fiction scene, the challenges/benefits of writing by hand, and how he came to edit Vancouver Noir. For more information about Sam and his work, visits his website and buy his books at your local book store!

    • 38 min
    49 degrees north

    49 degrees north

    Showrunner Robert C. Cooper (Stargate, Dirk Gently) discusses his powerful new drama Unspeakable, and its incredible journey from pitch to screen. We discuss the process of creating a story spanning decades, and challenges arising from the real-life scandal the show is based upon. You can find the show in Canada through the CBC, and it will also be on Sundance TV.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    49 degrees north

    49 degrees north

    Writer-producer Katherine Collins (Blindspot, Lost in Space) talks about her upcoming feature film Riot Girls and the importance of knowing your story. Along the way we discuss story-breaking, writing by hand, and legendary riot grrrl band Bikini Kill.

    • 38 min
    49 degrees north - Thomas Pound

    49 degrees north - Thomas Pound

    Writer-producer Thomas Pound (Motive) talks story-breaking on The Flash, writing episodes as a team, and how Memento led him to a writing career.

    • 57 min

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