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Screenwriter of .Speed., showrunner of FX.s much-mourned .Justified. and all-round good guy Graham Yost talks to Harry Windsor about the streaming revolution, his new Amazon series .Sneaky Pete. and adapting ABC series .The Code...
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How did you start as a writer?
My first scripted job was writing things for Nickelodeon, working on one of their first scripted shows, Hey Dude. Then I got a job on a network show, Full House. That didn.t work out. I was always working on screenplays..
How did you get the Nickelodeon job?
It.s one of those stories. A friend was playing softball, there was a cute girl there, I became friends with her, then I found out she had a boyfriend. I met the boyfriend, he was editing for Nickelodeon, and he brought me in. They were looking for joke writers, I wrote jokes, »
- Harry Windsor
The Slamdance Film Festival, Park City’s other film festival that runs parallel to Sundance, begins this Friday, January 20 and will feature a host of independent film premieres, including actor Josh Helman’s directorial debut “Kate Can’t Swim.” The film follows Kate (Celeste Arias), a dissatisfied writer who leaves the city to spend a secluded weekend away with her boyfriend (Grayson DeJesus), her best friend Em (Jennifer Allcott) and Em’s new lover (Helman). Watch an exclusive trailer for the film below.
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“This film came out of a simple idea: how do we process the death of a friendship?” explains Helman “And the heart of our film is the relationship between Kate and Em — two independent spirits so deeply entwined that they would burn it all down to the ground for each other. We’ve all had relationships »
- Vikram Murthi
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