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Best Austin Tv Festival podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Austin Tv Festival podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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ATX Television Festival has a reputation we’re pretty proud of: “TV Camp for grown ups." Each June, showrunners actors, producers, all of the TV industry and the most incredible fans come together for one of a kind screenings, in-depth panel conversations, and...breakfast tacos...BBQ...margaritas. You get the picture. Now we're bottling that TV magic as a podcast! Our inaugural podcast series, showcased conversations with some of our favorite people in TV, each one exploring a different TV t ...
 
Looking for a new show to watch? We've got you covered! Each episode we share what current shows we love, revisit themes and trends in past shows, and discuss hot topics in television.
 
The show covers the world film festivals, indie film makers, producers, actors, along with TV personalities.
 
Designed to help you navigate the screenwriting industry, Final Draft, interviews working screenwriters, agents, managers, and producers to show you how successful executives and writers make a living writing and working with screenplays, and how you can use their knowledge to break into the industry. Subscribe today to catch every episode!
 
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New Year, New TV! We are joined by special guest, Beth, to talk about our TV watching goals in 2020! We share shows we want to start, shows we want to quit, and shows that we want to revisit. Shows discussed: Encore, Mandalorian, Cheer, The Circle, High School Musical The Musical The Series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Atlanta, The Wire, Thirtysometh…
 
Burning Cane writer-director Phillip Youmans discusses the real-life inspiration for the film, how he made the film while still in high school, getting picked up for distribution by Ava DuVernay's ARRAY, and much more. The film follows an aging mother as she struggles with her religious convictions and the love for her son amongst the cane fields o…
 
Before we say farewell to the decade, we wanted to revisit some of our favorite television shows of the 'tens'. We also took a closer look at the shows we loved in 2019! Listen to the very end to find out who was awarded the My TV Family Family of the Decade! Shows discussed: Daybreak, Elite, Succession, The Mandalorian, The Crown, Better Things, R…
 
Our guest is producer/director Rebecca Stern from the HBO original documentary WELL GROOMED. It is a revealing documentary going behind the stage to explore the world of competitive and creative dog grooming, and those seeking to enrich their lives through this fascinating intersection of art and animals, The doc premieres December 17, 2019 but wil…
 
Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn, co-writers and directors of The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open, discuss the inspiration for the film, the importance of representation onscreen, and much more. The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open follows a woman who, after a chance encounter on the street, encourages a pregnant domest…
 
Alex Creswick discusses what a sensitivity reader does and how it can benefit your story, her work as a development executive, the film The Blackout which she produced, and more. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Write On Podcast on iTunes!
 
The “male gaze,” largely acknowledged as “the act of depicting women and the world from a masculine, heterosexual perspective that represents women as sexual objects,” has been the dominant viewpoint since the beginning of art and culture -- but what happens when women become the subject instead of the object? This conversation will explore the “fe…
 
Founders of the WGA Twitter staffing boost LaToya Morgan and Liz Alper, and founders of the Pre-WGA Twitter staffing boost Lindsay Grossman, and Jacqueline Penn discuss the current state of the industry for screenwriters, their efforts to signal boost writers via social media and more. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Write On Podcast on iTunes!…
 
A look into the depictions of classes in America, and TV’s relationship to the ever-changing definition of the working & middle classes. Panelists: Laura Chinn (Creator/Executive Producer/Actor, Florida Girls) Dee Harris-Lawrence (Showrunner/Executive Producer, David Makes Man) Jenniffer Gomez (Writer, Vida) Gladys Rodriguez (Writer, Vida) Moderato…
 
Dolemite Is My Name co-writer Larry Karaszewski discusses how he and his writing partner Scott Alexander were approached by Eddie Murphy for the film, the long journey to the screen and more. The biopic follows Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilariously obscene, kung-fu fighting alter-eg…
 
How authentic do plotlines about police need to be? Criminal justice plotlines and police procedurals have been a staple of both current and past TV programming. Shows today however, have the opportunity--and some say the obligation-- to explore the nuances and the contradictions inherent in real-life characterizations of police, the criminal legal…
 
Alexander Woo, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of AMC's The Terror: Infamy, discusses balancing the shifting tones of the show, how Japanese folklore inspired it, and much more. Set during World War 2, The Terror: Infamy follows a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese American community and a young man's journey to get to the bottom of w…
 
Austin Film Festival Part 2 - Bonus film episode by My TV Family Podcast--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appBy My TV Family Podcast
 
As networks and studios look to diversify their writers rooms through non-traditional routes, playwrights have quickly become some of TV’s top staffing contenders and most influential showrunners. Hear from several writers who made the jump from the theater to the writers room as they discuss what drew them to television, the unique challenges of w…
 
Alena Smith, Creator of Apple TV+'s Dickinson, discusses how the show uses modern language and music to illuminate its themes, why this isn't just a traditional biopic and more. The show is an offbeat look into the life of Emily Dickinson, exploring the constraints of society, gender, and family in the 19th Century. Dicksnson is available for strea…
 
GUEST: 4x Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter India.Arie chats about her latest hit single STEADY LOVE from the hit album WORTHY. The single has hit the number one spot on Billboard’s Adult R&B chart.By Film Festival Radio
 
Following the 2016 presidential election, U.S. culture saw a dangerous rise in anti-Muslim sentiment, rousing many in the entertainment industry to resist with a counter-narrative of inclusion. Within days MPAC (the Muslim Public Affairs Council) was flooded with inquiries requesting consultation on television shows with Muslim characters and recom…
 
Perpetual Grace, LTD co-creator Steven Conrad discusses managing the different tones of the story, how he incorporates music into his writing and much more. Epix's Perpetual Grace, LTD is a modern noir drama which follows James, a mysterious young grifter, who sets his eyes on Pastor Byron Brown as his next prey. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Wr…
 
We have some ridiculously amazing interviews from the Austin Film Festival to share! Listen to David Mandel discuss found families, sticking to your creative vision and stories from his time at Seinfeld, SNL, and VEEP with us. We also share red carpet interviews with the talented Crazy Ex-Girlfriend cast and creatives, Rachel Bloom, Aline Brosch Mc…
 
While it’s true that television productions are increasingly aware of the emotional & physical stakes of performers on-set — many writers, actors, and directors still struggle with how to safely navigate scenes that contain intimate or sexual content. Join the creatives involved in crafting these scenes from start to finish for an honest discussion…
 
Guest: Film Maker/Actor Zachary Ray Sherman chats about his latest film "CUCK." Zach's character in this film sheds a bright light on the issues we see today in our society, When a frustrated loner gains popularity as an Alt-Right vlogger, the online echo chamber turns his fears into a deadly rage, Zach is known for his roles in CBS's "90210", Netf…
 
Recorded at the 2019 Austin Film Festival, we chat with Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont about Liza On Demand, now entering its second season on Youtube, and Ben Cory Jones about Boomerang, the new show he co-created with Lena Waithe. You can learn more about the Austin Film Festival here. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Write On podcast on iTunes!…
 
Edward Norton, writer-director, producer and star of the new film Motherless Brooklyn discusses the long journey to get the film made, what makes a great adaptation and more. Set against the backdrop of 1950’s New York, Warner Brothers' Motherless Brooklyn follows a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette syndrome as he tries to solve the …
 
While the original Twilight Zone (1959) helped popularize the format, the anthology series has taken on new life with the success of series like True Detective, Fargo, and Black Mirror. It's unique style of contained storytelling has attracted everyone from "movie stars," to fresh faces, to troupes of familiar players looking for variety onscreen. …
 
Through innate intimacy and week-to-week stories, television is arguably our most impactful medium, having the power to change hearts and minds. Hear creators, writers, and actors discuss how series can rise above trends and token characters by weaving in storylines of gender, race, religion, aging, immigration, health care, and many more — all wit…
 
GUESTS FOR THIS SHOW ARE: Simon Sidi, founder of Politicon and Larissa Wohl, resident pet rescue expert from Hallmark Channel's daily hit show "Home & Family." Simon will be chatting about his upcoming event, POLITICON, that will take place October 26- 27 in Nashville, TN at the Music City Center. This event is often called 'the Comic Con of Politi…
 
Listen as we talk with our special Guest Nicole (@nicoleisnik) about series finales ending this year. We cover Veep, Big Bang Theory, Jane the Virgin, Suits and a half dozen more shows we said farewell to in 2019.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
 
GUEST: Barbara Morgan, founder of the Austin Film Festival & Conference (October 24 - 31 ) The 25th Annual Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference will once again present over 150 panels on the art and craft of storytelling, featuring a slate of prominent industry professionals working in film, television, and new media. Our guest, festival found…
 
GUEST: Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Cole Beasley Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Cole Beasley Chats about new album and music career. Last year Cole had a 13-track rap album, titled THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY, that hit the top 20 on iTunes. On October 11, 2019, Cole released a remixed single of Post Malone’s smash hit "WOW," Cole’s remixed single went viral befo…
 
The cast and creatives behind Hulu's hit import LETTERKENNY discuss going from web series to full-fledged show, Canadian humor, and pulling pranks in this Q&A from ATX Season 8. Season 7 of Letterkenny is now streaming on Hulu! Panelists: Jacob Tierney (EP/Director/Cast) Mark Montefiore (EP) Nathan Dales (Cast) Michelle Mylett (Cast) K. Trevor Wils…
 
Ricky Braddy singer "The Voice" (Team Blake). Contestant Ricky Braddy had not one, not two but three superstar judges turn their chairs, as he sang his way into the hearts of America sang “The Story” by Brandi Carlile, during The Voice's infamous and competitive 'Blind Auditions.'By Film Festival Radio
 
TV series broaching stories of mental health and mental illness are on the rise, from anxiety and depression to bipolar disorder and PTSD. By exploring everything from diagnosis and treatment, to daily ups-and-downs, they’re bringing to light what often goes unsaid: the journey towards mental health is universal. Join the writers from a few of TV’s…
 
Trying to figure out what to watch this Fall? We give all our opinions on new and returning shows this season.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appBy My TV Family Podcast
 
GUEST: Jane Blasio TLC presents TAKEN AT BIRTH, a three-night television event coming October 9t - October 11th at 9/8c. The six-hour special will share the untold stories of the “Hicks Babies,” the name given to more than 200 newborn babies illegally sold or given away from the back door of a small-town Georgia clinic run by Dr. Thomas J. Hicks du…
 
Brennen Henson - THE VOICE Contestant (Team Gwen). There was a tug of war between The Voice's two love bird judges, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. But in the end, Team Gwen won the talents of Brennen. ABOUT BRENNEN: While living through the water crisis in Flint, Brennen saw firsthand how hardship can bring people together. After seeing his town d…
 
Writer Kelli McNeil and director Alexander Yellen discuss the Seed & Spark campaign for their new film Daruma, the personal origins of the story, why casting actors with disabilities was important to Kelli and Alex, and much more. You can follow Daruma on Instagram here and donate to their Seed & Spark campaign here! Don’t forget to subscribe to th…
 
Nick Pope ('Ancient Aliens') & Film makers from 'Anthropocene: Human Epoch' DocumentaryBy Film Festival Radio
 
As the crisis at the border continues, Amnesty International has been mobilizing and uniting people to welcome refugees and asylum seekers who are fleeing violence and persecution. Too often, these people are portrayed in politics and in the media as two-dimensional tropes -- victims or villains -- without a platform or access to tell their own sto…
 
Emergence creators & showrunners Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas discuss their approach to writing the show, their influences while developing it, their work on previous shows and more. The ABC TV Drama about a sheriff who investigates a case involving a young child found near the site of a mysterious accident premiered on September 24th! Don’t fo…
 
Each year, ATX seeks to recognize an individual whose body of work encompasses the very best of the medium; whose career endures as thought-provoking, lasting, genuine, expansive - and ultimately - entertaining. This year we were honored to present our "Award in Television eXcellence" to legendary actress Phylicia Rashad (David Makes Man, The Cosby…
 
2018 Big Break Television Winner Myles Reid discusses his winning script 'Scattershot', how he first got into storytelling, his writing process and much more. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Write On podcast on iTunes!
 
Ted Danson (The Good Place), Samba Schutte (cast of new sitcom "Sunnyside") and David Janolari (one of the executive producers of new NBC drama "Bluff City Law") all chat about the new fall season of their NBC/Universal Shows. THE GOOD PLACE - Final season begins September 26, 2019 SUNNYSIDE - World premiere September 26, 2019 BLUFF CITY LAW--World…
 
As the spectrum of inclusivity on TV grows, so has the number of shows exploring later-in-life narratives. Never before has there been such an array of characters who redefine what life is like after sixty-five. From series that center on the senior experience, to characters who are part of a multi-generational story, to unpredictable yet relatable…
 
TV has often told deeply affecting stories of loss, death, and trauma, but rarely has it leaned into its unique ability to linger in the messy, uncomfortable business of grief. Recently a number of series have turned their focus to this universal experience, ranging from animated to comedy to horror, from freshman series to established ones and fro…
 
Emmy-Nominated Handmaid's Tale Showrunner Bruce Miller discusses how the show stays true to the original book, collaborating with Elisabeth Moss and the rest of the cast, what it takes to be a showrunner, and much more. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Write On podcast on iTunes!
 
ESPN'S 30 for 30 "Dennis Rodman: For Better or Worse" director Todd Kapostasy ESPN will debut the next documentary in the Peabody and Emmy award-winning 30 for 30 series with “Rodman: For Better or Worse” the unfettered and definitive look at the life and career of Dennis Rodman. The film, directed by Emmy-winning director Todd Kapostasy, will prem…
 
Now that summer is officially over, Meredith and Robin share some of their favorite shows of the summer including Derry Girls, Love Island, Younger, and Queer Eye. They also give a fond farewell to Jane the Virgin with a discussion about the 5th and final season.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://a…
 
The cast & creators of THE LEAGUE reunite at ATX ten years after the series premiere to revisit how the show came together, their unique approach to filming the semi-improvised comedy, and share a few of their wildest behind-the-scenes stories. Panelists: Jeff Schaffer (Creator/Executive Producer/Director) Jackie Marcus Schaffer (Creator/Executive …
 
Carole Kirschner is the creator of the CBS Diversity Writers Program, director of the WGA Showrunner training program, and a highly sought-after entertainment career coach. Carol discusses what it takes to get into the programs she is involved with, important advice for writers just starting out, and much more. Don’t forget to subscribe to the Writ…
 
Liza Domnitz - Programmer Tribeca TV Festival The Tribeca TV Festival will return September 12-15 for its third edition. The lineup is a showcase of new series debuts, new episodes from fan favorites, talks with creators and stars, and one-night-only events that can only be seen at Tribeca. The 2019 Tribeca TV Festival will take place at Regal Batt…
 
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