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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!"

Hilliard Guess' Screenwriter's Rant Roo‪m‬ Hilliard Guess

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    • 5.0 • 107 Ratings

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!"

    347 - BLACK BODIES ON SCREEN

    347 - BLACK BODIES ON SCREEN

    Hilliard and Chris are joined by Bianca Sams, TV writer and co-chair of the WGAW Committee of Black Writers to discuss “Black Bodies on Screen” with a look at the popular Think Tank Inclusion and Equity Factsheet that went out to the industry: research-driven one-pagers to help guide writers rooms, writers, and all content creators toward better representation in their stories!

    You can find the Inclusion and Equity Factsheet HERE: https://www.writeinclusion.org/factsheets?mc_cid=0a365949e7&mc_eid=f4fe056be4



    This episode is brought to you by The Finish Line Script Competition! They are here to help writers succeed - visit https://finishlinescriptcomp.com for more information!

    If you want to check out Finish Line Script Competition’s other competition:

    The Tirota/Finish Line SOCIAL IMPACT competition. The year 2 competition celebrates film and television scripts that seek to raise awareness and inspire change regarding urgent issues with critical relevance across our society now, such as racial, gender or economic inequality; climate change; drug addiction; the broken foster care system; gun violence and more.

    Link: https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/tirota-finish-line-social-impact-script-competition/



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

    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 on Social Media:

    Chris Derrick on Twitter

    Lisa Bolekaja on Twitter

    Hilliard Guess on Twitter

    Bianca Sams on Twitter

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Twitter


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    • 1 hr 54 min
    346- RACHEL MILLER, STAFFING A SERIES

    346- RACHEL MILLER, STAFFING A SERIES

    In this episode, Hilliard & Chris talk with Literary Manager/Producer Rachel Miller about her viral Twitter Thread that came out a few weeks ago listing some do's-and-don'ts that herself and showrunner uncovered while staffing their new Streamer thriller series which is a month into the writers' room! 



    This episode is brought to you by The Finish Line Script Competition! They are here to help writers succeed - visit https://finishlinescriptcomp.com for more information!

    If you want to check out Finish Line Script Competition’s other competition:

    The Tirota/Finish Line SOCIAL IMPACT competition. The year 2 competition celebrates film and television scripts that seek to raise awareness and inspire change regarding urgent issues with critical relevance across our society now, such as racial, gender or economic inequality; climate change; drug addiction; the broken foster care system; gun violence and more.

    Link: https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/tirota-finish-line-social-impact-script-competition/



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

    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 on Social Media:

    Chris Derrick on Twitter

    Lisa Bolekaja on Twitter

    Hilliard Guess on Twitter

    Rachel Miller on Twitter 

    Film2Future on Twitter

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Twitter


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    • 1 hr 49 min
    345 - EMERGING WRITERS - Part 2

    345 - EMERGING WRITERS - Part 2

    In this super fun episode, Hilliard, Chris & Lisa sat down over Skype with four amazing Emerging Writers on the come up: Keena Ferguson, Amadou Diallo, Danielle Nicki and Larry Solidarity. We literally drop two hours of nothing but industry game y'all!



    This episode is brought to you by The Finish Line Script Competition! They are here to help writers succeed - visit https://finishlinescriptcomp.com for more information!

    If you want to check out Finish Line Script Competition’s other competition:

    The Tirota/Finish Line SOCIAL IMPACT competition. The year 2 competition celebrates film and television scripts that seek to raise awareness and inspire change regarding urgent issues with critical relevance across our society now, such as racial, gender or economic inequality; climate change; drug addiction; the broken foster care system; gun violence and more.

    Link: https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/tirota-finish-line-social-impact-script-competition/



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

    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 on Social Media:

    Chris Derrick on Twitter

    Lisa Bolekaja on Twitter

    Hilliard Guess on Twitter

    Keena Ferguson on Twitter

    Amadou Diallo on Twitter

    Danielle Nicki on Twitter

    Larry Solidarity on Twitter

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Twitter


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    • 2 hr 8 min
    344 - MATT DY, LIT ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

    344 - MATT DY, LIT ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

    In this episode, Hilliard & Lisa sit down with MATT DY to discuss his amazing career.

    Matt previously worked at Austin Film Festival (AFF) since 2008 where he rose the ranks to Director of Script Competitions and facilitated the evaluation of thousands of annual script submissions. In 2019, Matt joined LIT ENTERTAINMENT GROUP as a literary manager - utilizing his skills at AFF to service his strong list of top TV/Film writers.



    This episode is brought to you by The Finish Line Script Competition! They are here to help writers succeed - visit https://finishlinescriptcomp.com for more information!

    If you want to check out Finish Line Script Competition’s other competition:

    The Tirota/Finish Line SOCIAL IMPACT competition. The year 2 competition celebrates film and television scripts that seek to raise awareness and inspire change regarding urgent issues with critical relevance across our society now, such as racial, gender or economic inequality; climate change; drug addiction; the broken foster care system; gun violence and more.

    Link: https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/tirota-finish-line-social-impact-script-competition/



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

    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 on Social Media:

    Chris Derrick on Twitter

    Lisa Bolekaja on Twitter

    Hilliard Guess on Twitter

    Matt Dy on Twitter

    Lit Entertainment Group on Twitter

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Twitter


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    • 1 hr 34 min
    343 - GENO BROOKS & MYLES GRIER

    343 - GENO BROOKS & MYLES GRIER

    In this ep, Hilliard, Chris & Lisa chop it up with writer/dir/prod Geno Brooks and his partner, actor/writer/prod Myles Grier, in an amazing discussion about their journeys in the industry from indie work to network TV. We also go deep into their company, The Artistic Standard, a boutique media studio with a mission that specializes in developing, producing, and distributing disruptive, culturally impactful content while supporting emerging filmmakers with bold voices!

    Contact: Assistant@TheArtisticStandard.com



    This episode is brought to you by The Finish Line Script Competition! They are here to help writers succeed - visit https://finishlinescriptcomp.com for more information!

    If you want to check out Finish Line Script Competition’s other competition:

    The Tirota/Finish Line SOCIAL IMPACT competition. The year 2 competition celebrates film and television scripts that seek to raise awareness and inspire change regarding urgent issues with critical relevance across our society now, such as racial, gender or economic inequality; climate change; drug addiction; the broken foster care system; gun violence and more.

    Link: https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/tirota-finish-line-social-impact-script-competition/

    Check out the ScreenWriterRR website at http://www.screenwritersrr.com for information, merch, or our Pateron!

    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 on Social Media:

    Chris Derrick on Twitter

    Lisa Bolekaja on Twitter

    Hilliard Guess on Twitter

    Geno Brooks on Twitter

    Myles Grier on Twitter

    Hollywood Here on Twitter

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Twitter




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    • 1 hr 50 min
    342 - HOLLYWOOD HERE

    342 - HOLLYWOOD HERE

    Hilliard & Lisa chop it up with writer/actor/producer Jessie B. Evans and comedy writer Richard Scott of the popular HOLLYWOOD HERE on Twitter/IG/FB - a group that provides creatives with tools, knowledge & connections to become game changers regardless of their location! Hollywood uses the hashtag: #RaiseThePercentage



    This episode is brought to you by The Finish Line Script Competition! They are here to help writers succeed - visit https://finishlinescriptcomp.com for more information!

    If you want to check out Finish Line Script Competition’s other competition:

    The Tirota/Finish Line SOCIAL IMPACT competition. The year 2 competition celebrates film and television scripts that seek to raise awareness and inspire change regarding urgent issues with critical relevance across our society now, such as racial, gender or economic inequality; climate change; drug addiction; the broken foster care system; gun violence and more.

    Link: https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/tirota-finish-line-social-impact-script-competition/



    Check out the ScreenWriterRR website at http://www.screenwritersrr.com for information, merch, or our Pateron! 



    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 on Social Media:

    Chris Derrick on Twitter

    Lisa Bolekaja on Twitter

    Hilliard Guess on Twitter

    Jessie on Twitter

    Richard on Twitter

    Hollywood Here on Twitter

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Facebook

    The Screenwriters Rant Room on Twitter




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    • 1 hr 17 min

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If Lisa would let someone else talk. She dominates the conversation in ways that are not helpful for people who want to listen to writers talk about tv writing.

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