OnWriting is a screenwriting podcast brought to you by the Writers Guild of America, East. It's a show about the stories we see on our screens and the people who make them happen. Each week, writers from the film, television, news and digital media industries talk to us about their work - from pitching to production, from process to favorite lines, and everything in between. Season 1 is hosted by Jordan Carlos. Seasons 2 & 3 are hosted by Caroline Waxler. Seasons 4-6 are hosted by Kaitlin Fontana. Seasons 7 - 8 are hosted by Geri Cole.
Emma Seligman, "Shiva Baby"
The filmmaker on the ways Judaism and a love of cinema have shaped her storytelling, how the film uses anxiety and a horror soundtrack to heighten the tension—and the comedy, and more.
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, "Desus & Mero"
Geri chats with Desus Nice & The Kid Mero about their unique approach interviewing illustrious guests, why it's so important to be real and stay real with the people you work with (no matter how strong the brand), and more.
Zack Akers, "Limetown"
The podcast writer discusses creating the first podcast covered by the WGA's Minimum Basic Agreement; the challenges & freedoms of writing for audio; and the roles that doctors working during the pandemic, a rented duck, and a rare & elusive type of mollusk have played in his creative process.
Sierra Teller Ornelas and Mike Schur, "Rutherford Falls"
The seasoned writers discuss their new series, tackling big issues around race & culture with humor, building an inclusive & equitable writers’ room, and how TV—and the world—is better off when we learn from history.
OnWriting Live – Eliza Hittman, “Never Rarely Sometimes Always”
The final installment of our OnWriting: Live series in honor of Women's History Month and presented by the WGAE Women's Salon.
OnWriting Live – Jenny Lumet, "Clarice"
The third in our OnWriting: Live series in honor of Women's History Month and presented by the WGAE Women's Salon.
All time fav
Wonderful interviews! All the right questions are asked for an insightful, fascinating final podcast. Keep them coming!
Learning and growing
Love these podcast as a new writer I get the insight to push and move forward with my projects
Fantastic podcast on writing and film.
Great interview subjects and great interviewers. In depth discussions - it makes great use of the time - no mindless chit chat. Highly recommend it to all film fans as well as writers and students.