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Daredevil: Behind The Screen (Episode #606H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 11:33 PM

Christos and Ruth Fletcher Gage discuss the process of adapting the Marvel comic Daredevil for television. The duo break down the juxtaposition of brute realism and the moral complexity of Daredevil's characters, along with how they navigated the show's unconventional story structure in the writers room.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 16, 2017 -- 5:33 AM

Writing Dumb: A Conversation with Bobby Farrelly (Episode #714H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

The Bobby half of the Farrelly brothers team talks about improv and what makes comedy funny.

Deconstructing Jane Austen (Episode #716H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 10:30 AM

Filmmakers Lindsay Doran, Robin Swicord, Bernie Su, and Janine Barchas discuss the timelessness and relate-ability of Jane Austen's characters.

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

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 11:33 PM

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 Plus: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 5:33 AM

Complicated Relationships: A Conversation with Nancy Meyers (Episode #710)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Writer/director Nancy Meyers discusses her career and shares stories of her many collaborations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Script to Screen: The Revenant (Episode #713)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

Screenwriter Mark L. Smith discusses adapting The Revenant from book to screen, working with Alejandro Inarritu, and getting that famous bear attack right. For their work on this stunning - and freezing - historical picture, Inarritu won the Academy Award for Best Director, Emmanual Lubezki won for Best Cinematography, and DiCaprio won his first award for Best Actor.

Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships (Episode #604H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 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 Plus: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 -- 5:30 AM
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