1 hr 43 min

428 - KEITH POWELL - Actor/Writer/Director Screenwriter's Rant Room

    • TV & Film

In this episode, Hilliard and Chris & Alex Derrick sat down with actor-writer-director Keith Powell (TOOFER on 30 Rock) to talk about his crazy journey growing up in Philly with a house filled with women, to acting/directing in theater in NY, to landing his career job on hit series 30 Rock for 7 years, to directing at least one short film a year and his amazing pivot to directing episodic television (Interview With a Vampire, Dickinson, A Holiday in Harlem etc) while continuing to land acting roles in major shows and films. We also talk a lot about Keith's directing for television, shadowing on set, expectations of the TV director, working on different kinds of shows, the director’s shooting schedule and so much more!


Check out the ScreenWriterRR website at www.screenwritersrr.com for information, merch, or our Patreon!

Support the show via the Patreon link. Remember support is love! We invest countless hours per week to deliver the actionable content that goes into this podcast.

Connect with Us:

Chris Derrick on Twitter

Hilliard Guess on Twitter

Keith Powell on Instagram

Alex Derrick on Instagram

The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

Theme Song by @ThinkDeP


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In this episode, Hilliard and Chris & Alex Derrick sat down with actor-writer-director Keith Powell (TOOFER on 30 Rock) to talk about his crazy journey growing up in Philly with a house filled with women, to acting/directing in theater in NY, to landing his career job on hit series 30 Rock for 7 years, to directing at least one short film a year and his amazing pivot to directing episodic television (Interview With a Vampire, Dickinson, A Holiday in Harlem etc) while continuing to land acting roles in major shows and films. We also talk a lot about Keith's directing for television, shadowing on set, expectations of the TV director, working on different kinds of shows, the director’s shooting schedule and so much more!


Check out the ScreenWriterRR website at www.screenwritersrr.com for information, merch, or our Patreon!

Support the show via the Patreon link. Remember support is love! We invest countless hours per week to deliver the actionable content that goes into this podcast.

Connect with Us:

Chris Derrick on Twitter

Hilliard Guess on Twitter

Keith Powell on Instagram

Alex Derrick on Instagram

The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

Theme Song by @ThinkDeP


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/screenwriters-rant-room/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/screenwriters-rant-room/support

1 hr 43 min

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