Wed, 31 March 2021
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.
Wed, 24 March 2021
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
Wed, 3 March 2021
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