Austin Film Festival's On Story Podcast

This week on On Story, a conversation with The Queen’s Gambit co-creator, Scott Frank and Chernobyl researcher Mimi Munson. Frank is an Academy Award nominated screenwriter whose recent project, The Queen’s Gambit, won Best Miniseries at the Golden Globes. I spoke with Frank and Munson at the 2020 virtual Austin Film Festival about their frequent collaboration and how research plays a crucial part in developing projects.

Direct download: OSP_Research.mp3
Category:Film and Television -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

This week on On Story, Emmy-award winning television creator and screenwriter Damon Lindelof joins us for a conversation about the HBO series Watchmen. The series was nominated for 26 Emmy awards - ultimately winning 11, including Best Limited Series.

Clips of Watchmen courtesy of DC Comics, Home Box Office, and Warner Brothers Television

Clips of The Leftovers courtesy of Warner Brothers Television and Home Box Office

Direct download: OSP_DamonLindelof.mp3
Category:Film and Television -- posted at: 12:35pm CDT

This week on On Story, critically acclaimed writer, Kevin Willmott, joins us for an in-depth conversation on balancing messages of social justice with entertainment. His filmography includes collaborations with filmmaker Spike Lee on Da 5 Bloods, Chi-Raq, and  BlacKkKlansman – which one the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay 2019. Greg Garrett spoke with Willmott at the virtual Austin Film Festival.

Clips of The Searchers courtesy of C.V. Whitney Pictures, Warner Brothers, and HBOMax

Clips of Destination Planet Negro courtesy of Candy Factory Films

Clips of BlackKklansman courtesy of Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, and 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks

Clips of the 24th courtesy of New Slate Ventures and Vertical Entertainment

Clips of She’s Gotta Have It courtesy of 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks and MGM Home Entertainment

Clips of Chi-Raq courtesy of 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks and Amazon Studios

Clips of Da 5 Bloods courtesy of Netflix

Direct download: OSP_KevinWillmott.mp3
Category:Film and Television -- posted at: 10:00am CDT

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