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This is the Official Page for "Hilliard Guess' SCREENWRITER'S RANT ROOM!" Our host is Hilliard Guess, a WGAw award-winning writer, a director and a very busy producer. Hilliard and his amazing team drop industry knowledge in this unfiltered, hilarious podcast series that delivers nuthin’ but REAL TALK… from real working writers… while at the same time… puttin’ you on game! With co-hosts: award-winning scifi/horror “Fan Girl” writer & author, Lisa Bolekaja and director/writer/cinephile - Chris Derrick. Our motto: “Keep it street. Keep it opinionated and keep it what... 2020!"

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This is the Official Page for "Hilliard Guess' SCREENWRITER'S RANT ROOM!" Our host is Hilliard Guess, a WGAw award-winning writer, a director and a very busy producer. Hilliard and his amazing team drop industry knowledge in this unfiltered, hilarious podcast series that delivers nuthin’ but REAL TALK… from real working writers… while at the same time… puttin’ you on game! With co-hosts: award-winning scifi/horror “Fan Girl” writer & author, Lisa Bolekaja and director/writer/cinephile - Chris Derrick. Our motto: “Keep it street. Keep it opinionated and keep it what... 2020!"

    319 - Bryan Fuller!

    319 - Bryan Fuller!

    In this awesome episode, Hilliard, Lisa, and Chris chop it up with showrunner/show creator Bryan Fuller (American Gods, Hannibal, Pushing Daisies, among others).



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    FILMS, BOOKS, TV DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

    BOOKS

    Clive Barker's Books of Blood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxatqQehvJk

    Stephen King's Salem's Lot https://www.amazon.com/Salems-Lot-Stephen-King/dp/0307743675

    Alien Photo Novel https://www.amazon.com/Alien-Dan-OBannon/dp/0380466317

    DAVID CRONENBERG FILMS

    Shivers (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQxcOJ0yEoY

    eXistenZ (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAdbdUt_h9M

    Crash (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAx3zg5J9Iw

    The Brood (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QaK5N0pj7M

    Scanners (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UveLSA7Hoj8

    OTHER FILMS

    Fright Night (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGQ1yMnKjUY

    Amelie (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUECWi5pX7o

    Mishima (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzaXtBr5210

    Mirror, Mirror

    Love, Actually (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9Z3_ifFheQ

    Angel-A (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaoYTgbUmdc

    Amphiban Man (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbNpGZFh2LI

    Suspiria (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y0EEqtWrJI

    Creature From The Black Lagoon (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svyPswixryM

    Black Christmas (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gF4yRYbo1WE

    Wings of Desire (trailer) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAzzR2Uklok

    TV MENTIONED

    Hannibal (the pilot script)

    https://www.tv-calling.com/scripts/TV_Dramas/Hannibal_1x01.pdf

    Into the Night

    The Kingdom

    Underground (the pilot script)

    https://scripts.tv-calling.com/script/wgn-underground-1x01-pilot/

    H.R. Giger Museum

    https://www.hrgigermuseum.com

    Bryan on Twitter: @Bryanfuller

    Bryan on Instagram: @bryanfullergram

    • 2 hr 4 min
    318 - Show Bibles and Pitch Docs!

    318 - Show Bibles and Pitch Docs!

    Hilliard, Lisa, Lynelle White and Tracy Grant share their insights on the current pivot of managers asking Emerging Writers for Show Bibles and Pitch Documents to go along with their TV Pilots!



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    • 1 hr 49 min
    317 - Virtual Writers and Dev Rooms!

    317 - Virtual Writers and Dev Rooms!

    Hilliard, Lisa, and Chris talk about their experiences in Writers-Development Rooms and the ups-and-downs of taking meetings in a new Virtual World!



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    • 1 hr 27 min
    316 - Kirk Moore

    316 - Kirk Moore

    Hilliard, Lisa and Chris are joined by the amazing Kirk Moore! 



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    • 1 hr 50 min
    315 - Dear Hollywood

    315 - Dear Hollywood

    Hilliard, Lisa, and Chris have a no-holds-barred discussion about the viral Letter to Hollywood that went out to the industry a few weeks ago which revolutionizes the way our industry hires Black Writers -- by Co-chairs Michelle Amor & Hilliard Guess & Vice-chair Bianca Sams of the WGAW Committee of Black Writers!

    READ THE LETTER HERE

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    Media Response to CBW Letter

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    Washington Post Article

    Hollywood Reporter Article

    CINEMA EUROPE documentary series

    Episode One

    Episode Two

    Episode Three

    Episode Four

    Episode Five

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    • 1 hr 56 min
    314 - Richard Scott

    314 - Richard Scott

    Hilliard, Lisa, and Chris are joined by emerging writer Richard Scott to talk about how he's surviving as a writer during Covid-19!



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    • 1 hr 42 min

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