1 hr 28 min

Episode 18: Raamla Mohamed On Learning To Write In Any Environmen‪t‬ Let's Shoot! with Pete Chatmon

    • TV & Film

From working as a researcher for Shonda Rhimes to writing the "Scandal" and "How To Get Away With Murder" crossover episode, Raamla has found success at all levels of writing in Hollywood. On this episode, Raamla joins Pete to talk about the hierarchy in a writer's room, the importance of finding your strength and being dedicated to the hustle, how Kerry Washington prepared a place for her on "Little Fires Everywhere" and more.

SHOW NOTES:
(00:00:00- 00:03:50) -- Pete's Intro
(00:03:50- 00:09:30) -- Getting Involved With Literature and Writing
(00:09:30- 00:11:50) -- Growing Up In LA
(00:11:50- 00:13:15) -- Getting Into Film
(00:13:15- 00:17:45) -- First Story That Made An Impact
(00:17:45- 00:20:20) -- Target Audience When Writing
(00:20:20- 00:23:10) -- Living And Working In New York
(00:23:10- 00:27:10) -- Acceptance Into The MFA Program
(00:27:10- 00:32:20) -- Leveling Up As A Writer
(00:32:20- 00:35:35) -- Acceptance Into The Disney Writers Program
(00:35:35- 00:37:20) -- Writing For Scandal
(00:37:20- 00:39:00) -- Finding Security In Your Work
(00:39:00- 00:41:10) -- Writing The ‘Scandal’ & ‘HTGAWM” Crossover Ep
(00:41:10- 00:42:00) -- “How To Succeed As A Creative Professional” Book Promo
(00:42:00- 00:48:55) -- Building A Career And Navigating Through Rooms
(00:48:55- 00:51:30) -- Nurturing A Relationship With Kerry Washington
(00:51:30- 00:54:40) -- Being A Co-Executive Producer On ‘Little Fires Everywhere’
(00:54:40- 00:58:20) -- Skills Learned From Being A Researcher
(00:58:20- 01:06:10) -- Ideal Environment For Working and Writing
(01:06:10- 01:09:10) -- What To Expect From Raamla’s Writers Room
(01:09:10- 01:11:50) -- Advice For POC Emerging Writers
(01:11:50- 01:13:40) -- Upcoming Projects
(01:13:40- 01:21:55) -- Question For Pete…Scene Descriptions And Blocking
(01:21:55- 01:26:55) -- The Beauty Of Collaboration
(01:26:55- 01:28:52) -- Pete’s Outro

*** Watch on YouTube: https://bit.ly/37iekw1
*** Get your Director's merch: https://www.drctr.video/

From working as a researcher for Shonda Rhimes to writing the "Scandal" and "How To Get Away With Murder" crossover episode, Raamla has found success at all levels of writing in Hollywood. On this episode, Raamla joins Pete to talk about the hierarchy in a writer's room, the importance of finding your strength and being dedicated to the hustle, how Kerry Washington prepared a place for her on "Little Fires Everywhere" and more.

SHOW NOTES:
(00:00:00- 00:03:50) -- Pete's Intro
(00:03:50- 00:09:30) -- Getting Involved With Literature and Writing
(00:09:30- 00:11:50) -- Growing Up In LA
(00:11:50- 00:13:15) -- Getting Into Film
(00:13:15- 00:17:45) -- First Story That Made An Impact
(00:17:45- 00:20:20) -- Target Audience When Writing
(00:20:20- 00:23:10) -- Living And Working In New York
(00:23:10- 00:27:10) -- Acceptance Into The MFA Program
(00:27:10- 00:32:20) -- Leveling Up As A Writer
(00:32:20- 00:35:35) -- Acceptance Into The Disney Writers Program
(00:35:35- 00:37:20) -- Writing For Scandal
(00:37:20- 00:39:00) -- Finding Security In Your Work
(00:39:00- 00:41:10) -- Writing The ‘Scandal’ & ‘HTGAWM” Crossover Ep
(00:41:10- 00:42:00) -- “How To Succeed As A Creative Professional” Book Promo
(00:42:00- 00:48:55) -- Building A Career And Navigating Through Rooms
(00:48:55- 00:51:30) -- Nurturing A Relationship With Kerry Washington
(00:51:30- 00:54:40) -- Being A Co-Executive Producer On ‘Little Fires Everywhere’
(00:54:40- 00:58:20) -- Skills Learned From Being A Researcher
(00:58:20- 01:06:10) -- Ideal Environment For Working and Writing
(01:06:10- 01:09:10) -- What To Expect From Raamla’s Writers Room
(01:09:10- 01:11:50) -- Advice For POC Emerging Writers
(01:11:50- 01:13:40) -- Upcoming Projects
(01:13:40- 01:21:55) -- Question For Pete…Scene Descriptions And Blocking
(01:21:55- 01:26:55) -- The Beauty Of Collaboration
(01:26:55- 01:28:52) -- Pete’s Outro

*** Watch on YouTube: https://bit.ly/37iekw1
*** Get your Director's merch: https://www.drctr.video/

1 hr 28 min

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