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A Conversation with Jason Reitman (#615) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Writer/director Jason Reitman, whose credits include Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air Juno, and most recently, the TV series Casual, discusses his journey from novice filmmaker to indie stalwart.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 12, 2018 -- 3:30pm

A Conversation with Noah Hawley (#817H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

In this episode, award-winning screenwriter, producer, and director Noah Hawley, the man behind some of TV's best dramatic series, Fargo and Legion explores the creation and execution of a limited series, writing across mediums, and making adaptations your own.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 14, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 15, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Jeff Nichols: Bringing History to the Screen (#701H) Duration: 44:46 STEREO TVPG

Award-winning Director Jeff Nichols discusses making the American historical drama film "Loving."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 16, 2018 -- 10:15pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 17, 2018 -- 4:15am Remind me

John Singleton's Classic Influences (#601) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

John Singleton, the youngest and first African American filmmaker to win an Academy Award for his work on Boyz in the Hood, discusses his process, influences, and inspirations, from the work of acclaimed playwright August Wilson to pioneering directors Spike Lee and Federico Fellini.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 19, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

The Shape of Water: A Conversation with Vanessa Taylor (#818H) Duration: 26:43 STEREO TVG

In this episode, co-writer of the Academy Award winning film, The Shape of Water discusses collaborating with genre director Guillermo del Toro on his initial idea for the film and the process of writing the dark fantasy world del Toro envisioned for the film.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 21, 2018 -- 11:33pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 22, 2018 -- 5:33am Remind me

The People v. OJ Simpson: A Conversation with Scott Alexander (#810H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

It was the verdict heard around the world, one that has continued to haunt and divide our country's collective conscience. In this episode, Scott Alexander, a master of dramatizing true life events, discusses developing and writing the award-winning series The People v. O.J. Simpson, one of the most notorious American crime stories for the screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 22, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 23, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Creed: A New Legend (#708) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Writer Aaron Covington discusses how he and director Ryan Coogler came up with the idea for Creed.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Nov 26, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Script to Screen: Snowpiercer (#819H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Join Snowpiercer co-writer Kelly Masterson as he dissects the story's journey from graphic novel to script-to-screen. Masterson will reference specific scenes from the film-with clips projected throughout-and discuss writing for a multinational audience, the writer/director relationship with Joon-ho Bong, writing through language barriers, and the layered messages throughout the film.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 28, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 29, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

A Conversation with Robert Townsend (#811H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG

Writer, director, producer, actor, and comedian Robert Townsend has over 30 years of experience working in film and television. With credits such as Hollywood Shuffle, The Five Heartbeats, In the Hive and Playin' For Love, Townsend discusses his multi-faceted and successful career in front of and behind the camera.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 29, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
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