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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!"

    335 - Producer/ Lit Manager John Zaozirny

    335 - Producer/ Lit Manager John Zaozirny

    Hilliard and Chris have an amazing industry conversation with John Zaozirny, head of the popular Bellevue Literary Management! We talk shop about the current climate during Covid-19, writing assignments, Query Letters, The BlackList and so much more! Tune in to this Don't Miss episode y'all!


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    • 1 hr 48 min
    334 - The Good Lord Bird

    334 - The Good Lord Bird

    In this episode, Hilliard, Lisa & Chris talk GENRE Writer Lauren Signorino - who recent worked on the Showtime limited series, THE GOOD LORD BIRD, starring Ethan Hawke... Previously on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, where she was twice-nominated for both an Emmy Award and a Writers Guild Award, for her work on the critically-acclaimed short-form series FTWD: Flight 462 and FTWD: Passage, the latter for which she won the Writers Guild Award!



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    • 1 hr 56 min
    333 - The Mandalorian with Lynelle White

    333 - The Mandalorian with Lynelle White

    Special guest host Lynelle White does a deep dive into the first 4 episodes of The Mandalorian! Check back soon for Part 2, and follow her on Twitter @LynelleWhite!



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    • 1 hr 10 min
    332 - Emerging Trans and Non-Binary Writers!

    332 - Emerging Trans and Non-Binary Writers!

    Hilliard & Lisa have an amazing conversation with Kase Peña, JC Zepeda and Shomari Kirkwood, 3 Trans and Non-Binary POC Writers, to talk about do's and don't's when writing screenplays with these character and storylines; as well, we talk about each of their journeys and how they all survive the ups and downs of the entertainment business, while living in a Cisgender world!



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    • 1 hr 55 min
    331 - Emerging Female Writers' Rant

    331 - Emerging Female Writers' Rant

    Hilliard & Lisa have a virtual sit-down with Amber Brown, Italome Ohikhuare, Krys K and Regina Hoyles - a group of talented TV/Film writers and hyphenates that are out here doing big thangs y'all!



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    Get the Rant Room T-shirt HERE!!!

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    • 2 hr 3 min
    330 - Emerging Writers Rant

    330 - Emerging Writers Rant

    Hilliard, Lisa and Chris chop it up with Richard Scott, Saeed Crumpler and Jamil Akim O'Quinn - three, black male Emerging Writers to talk about their career struggles, successes in this two hour, game changing episode of Q&A's and how-to tips of the trade for writers in TV/Film! 



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    • 2 hr 32 min

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101 Ratings

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Rant room

Been listening for years. My personal favorite podcast on screenwriting. #IWriteFilms

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