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CURRENT EPISODE

Writer-Director Piotr Szkopiak

Episode 43 – Writer/Director Piotr Szkopiak chats with Steve about his new film “The Last Witness.”

TV Writer Tom Hyndman

Episode 42 – TV scribe Tom Hyndman chats about breaking into TV.

Actor Chris Browning

Episode 41 – Actor Chris Browning discusses his career.

Filmmakers Zack Andrews & Bobby Roe

Episode 40 – Steve chats with filmmakers Zack Andrews & Bobby Roe about their horror series “The Houses October Built.”

Director Alethea Jones

Episode 39 – Steve chats with Australian director Alethea Jones about her career & new movie, “Fun Mom Dinner.”

Writer/Actress Kelly Campbell

Episode 40 – Steve chats with writer-on-the-verge Kelly Campbell about her move from acting to writing & the value of improv.

ISA Founder Craig James

Episode 40 – Steve chats with Craig James, the founder of the International Screenwriters Association.

Comedian Ken Pringle

Episode 36 – Writer & Comic Ken Pringle discusses comedy & the value of stand-up.

Pitch Expert Laura Brennan

Episode 35 – Writer & pitching consultant Laura Brennan talks about breaking in to the biz.

Multi-Hyphenate Ken Pisani

Episode 34 – Steve interviews famous multi-hyphenate Ken Pisani.

Christopher Vogler & “The Hero’s Journey”

Episode 33 – Steve chats with famed author of “The Hero’s Journey,” Christopher Vogler.

Screenwriting Guru Chris Soth

Episode 32 – Steve chats with screenwriting guru Chris Soth about low-budget productions & much more.

TV Writer Aaron Fullerton

Episode 31 – Steve chats with TV scribe Aaron Fullerton about breaking into the Biz & dealing with agents.

Actor Comedian Will Vought

Episode 30 – David & Steve talk with actor/comedian Will Vought about working for Bill Clinton & moving from stand-up to acting.

Entertainment Journalist Kit Bowen

Episode 29 – Steve chats with entertainment journalist Kit Bowen about the Biz from a reporter’s POV.

Will Dove, Indie Filmmaker

Episode 28 – Steve chats with indie filmmaker Will Dove about his feature “No Soliciting” and his move to LA.

Perry Katz, Former Head of Marketing for Universal

Episode 27 – David & Steve chat with producer Perry Katz, the former head of Marketing for Universal Pictures.

Actor Harry Hamlin

Episode 26 – David & Steve chat with Harry Hamlin about his career & his new film coming out in June, “The Fourth Noble Truth.”

Film Distribution Expert Jason Brubaker

Episode 25 – David & Steve chat with Jason Brubaker from filmmakingstuff.com about writing, filmmaking & distribution.

Artist’s Psychotherapist Ira Israel

Episode 24 – David & Allira talk with former screenwriter turned psychotherapist Ira Israel about mindfulness, yoga & working in Paris with famous director Luc Besson.

Richard “RB” Botto from Stage32.com

Episode 23 – Steve & Allira Jaques chat with popular website Stage32 founder Richard Botto about getting into Hollywood.

Blacklist founder Franklin Leonard

Episode 22 – David & Steve chat with Blacklist founder Franklin Leonard about the history of his company, its mission & Blacklist success stories.

Writer/Director Gary T. McDonald

Episode 21 – David & Steve talk with Gary T. McDonald, the writer/director of “The Fourth Noble Truth,” which is coming to theaters June 5.

Indie Filmmaker Rosser Goodman

Episode 20 – David & Steve chat with Rosser Goodman about directing, screenwriting & Indie films.

Prolific Producer Steve Longi

Episode 19 – David & Steve talk to Longitude Entertainment’s Steve Longi about producing, philosophy & getting started.

Manager/Producer Frederick Levy

Episode 18 – Steve talks shop with Management 101’s Frederick Levy (“Frailty,” “Sins of our Youth”).

Screenwriting Duo John Weidner & Ken Lamplugh

Episode 17 – David & Steve talk to the screenwriting team of John Weidner & Ken Lamplugh about their success on Virtual Pitch Fest & the Indie film world.

Writing Coach Lee Jessup

Episode 16 – David & Steve chat with writing coach Lee Jessup about current realities for screenwriters & her new online screenwriting community.

ScreenCraft Co-Founder John Rhodes

Episode 15 – David & Steve talk with John Rhodes, the popular co-founder of ScreenCraft.org.

Film Distributor/Producer Stan Wertlieb

Episode 14 – David & Steve chat with Grindstone Entertainment’s Stan Wertlieb.

KCRW’s Matt Holzman From “Matt’s Movies” Fame

Episode 13 – David & Steve chat with KCRW’s film curator Matt Holzman about 2014’s best movies & the state of Indie Film.

Literary Manager John Tomko

Episode 12 – David & Steve chat with Rain Management’s John Tomko about the feature & TV biz from a lit manager’s perspective.

Writer/Director Stevie Long

Episode 11 – David & Steve chat with filmmaker Stevie Long (“Starsky & Hutch”) about his past & present projects.

Screenwriter, Author & Professor Bill Taub

Episode 10 – David & co-host Steve Trautmann chat with prolific TV series writer, teacher & author Bill Taub (“Hill Street Blues”).

Actress/Filmmaker Amber Benson

Episode 9 – David chats with major actress/filmmaker Amber Benson of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” fame.

Producer Extraordinaire Howard Rosenman

Episode 8 – David chats with producer/actor Howard Rosenman (“The Family Man,” “Milk” & “Father of the Bride”).

Script Guru Chris Soth

Episode 7 – David chats with screenwriter & famous script doc Chris Soth, creator of “The Mini-Movie Method.”

Eric Edson & Hollywood Execs

Episode 6 – David talks to screenwriting Professor Eric Edson, BFA’s Nikki Stier, Lit Manager Myke Friscia & execs from Davis & Chatrone LLC.

Jen Grisanti & Hollywood Execs

Episode 5 – David chats with famous script consultant Jen Grisanti & several execs at the recent Story Expo in LA!

Lee Jessup & execs from Gilbert Films and more…

Episode 4 – David Kohner Zuckerman interviews screenwriting career coach Lee Jessup and various.

Linda Seger & execs from Branded Entertainment and more…

Episode 3 – At the recent Story Expo in LA, David talks to famous author/script guru Linda Seger & execs from Branded Entertainment, Logo/MTVN & more!

Indie Film Producer Julia Verdin

Episode 2 – Host David Kohner Zuckerman talks with producer Julia Verdin about her credits. Raindance LA & working with writers.

Oscar-winning Producer Ed Saxon

Episode 1 – Host David Kohner Zuckerman chats with Academy Award winning producer Ed Saxon (“Silence of the Lambs,” “Adaptation” & “”Philadelphia”).

Director Alethea Jones

Episode 39 – Steve chats with Australian director Alethea Jones about her career & new movie, “Fun Mom Dinner.”

Writer/Actress Kelly Campbell

Episode 40 – Steve chats with writer-on-the-verge Kelly Campbell about her move from acting to writing & the value of improv.

ISA Founder Craig James

Episode 40 – Steve chats with Craig James, the founder of the International Screenwriters Association.