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Se7en: Script to Screen with Andrew Kevin Walker (Episode #610)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

Screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker dissects his bleak thriller masterpiece, Se7en and working with director David Fincher to create the cult classic film.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

Chris Cooper: A Conversation On Acting (Episode #609)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

Chris Cooper, the Academy AwardA? winning Best Supporting Actor, for his role in the comedy-drama Adaptation, discusses his acting career in both film and television. Cooper looks back on how he managed to navigate through his roles in iconic films such as Lone Star, Adaptation, American Beauty, Seabiscuit, and August: Osage County among many others.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen (Episode #605H)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 8:30 AM

Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet.

Awkward Black Girl: A Conversation with Issa Rae (Episode #608)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 2:30 AM

Creator/director/producer/star Issa Rae discusses the unique challenges that surround creating independent webseries, the freedoms that come with doing it your own way, and how to navigate the growing sensation of developing original online content. Followed by The Unexpected, a short webisode from The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl.

Norman Lear - A Retrospective (Episode #602H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 11:30 PM

Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Jun 8, 2016 -- 5:30 AM

The Path of an Action Writer: A Conversation with Robert Kamen (Episode #605H)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 7:30 AM

Rodrigo Garcia, whose credits include Albert Nobbs, Nine Lives, Mother and Child, and most recently, Last Days in the Desert, contemplates the importance of writing honest relationships in his work, and the visceral connection audiences have with stories about family. Followed by a short film from Faraday Okoro about a father and son who agree to a 'winner takes all' blitz chess game in order to settle a bet.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 -- 1:30 PM

Carl Reiner: A Conversation with a TV Legend (Episode #607)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 8:30 AM

Comedy titan Carl Reiner looks back on creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, how the show evolved over the course of its five seasons, and the collaborative efforts of the writers and actors involved. Reiner recalls special moments from behind the scenes and, ultimately, how the creative vision was translated to the screen.

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 5:30 AM

Writer/director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, Free State of Jones) explores lessons learned and wisdom gained over the course of his career as a storyteller, including the significance of mythology, imagination, and inventiveness throughout all parts of creation, from conception through completion of each project.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 5:30 AM

Carl Reiner: A Conversation with a TV Legend (Episode #607)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 2:30 AM

Comedy titan Carl Reiner looks back on creating The Dick Van Dyke Show, how the show evolved over the course of its five seasons, and the collaborative efforts of the writers and actors involved. Reiner recalls special moments from behind the scenes and, ultimately, how the creative vision was translated to the screen.

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 11:30 PM

Writer/director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, Free State of Jones) explores lessons learned and wisdom gained over the course of his career as a storyteller, including the significance of mythology, imagination, and inventiveness throughout all parts of creation, from conception through completion of each project.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 11:30 PM
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