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This series focuses on the inspiration and creative process at the conception of the filmmaking process.

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House of Cards: A Conversation with Beau Willimon #404 [TV-G]
House of Cards creator Beau Willimon discusses writing for Netflix and narrative power struggles.

  • KET Monday, September 15 at 1:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, October 27 at midnight EST

Time Travel and the Filmmaker's Trek #405 [TV-G]
Masters of weaving time travel into the fabric of film dissect the elements that make for a believable "operating system" when writing a comprehensible timeline for a screenplay.

  • KET Monday, September 22 at 1:30 am EDT

Thelma & Louise: A Conversation with Callie Khouri #406 [TV-G]
Callie Khouri reflects upon her experience working with Ridley Scott and writing the classic female buddy film.

  • KET Monday, September 29 at 1:30 am EDT

Breaking Bad: A Conversation with Vince Gilligan #401 [TV-G]
Vince Gilligan, creator of the AMC hit series Breaking Bad, reflects upon the show's hyper-serialized storytelling, along with his inspirations and influences.

  • KET2 Monday, October 6 at midnight EDT

Unforgiven: Deconstructing An Anti-Western #407 [TV-G]
Kirk Ellis and Robert Knott explore the Clint Eastwood/David Peoples classic, Unforgiven.

  • KET Monday, October 6 at 1:30 am EDT

Frank Darabont: Filmmaker's Journey #402 [TV-G]
Frank Darabont, writer and director of such classics as The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist, discusses adapting works by Stephen King and keeping his characters at the core of the story.

  • KET2 Monday, October 13 at midnight EDT

Men In Black: A Conversation with Ed Solomon #408 [TV-G]
Men in Black writer, Ed Solomon, explores the genesis of the movie and its journey from pre-production through post.

  • KET Monday, October 13 at 1:30 am EDT

Alien: Deconstructing A Sci-Fi Classic #403 [TV-G]
Veteran screenwriters John August and Ashley Miller discuss the tension, pacing, and craftsmanship of Alien.

  • KET2 Monday, October 20 at midnight EDT

Rectify: Ray McKinnon On Characters & Culture #409 [TV-G]
Ray McKinnon, creator of the Sundance Channel's breakout hit, Rectify, details how to capture the personality of a culture.

  • KET Monday, October 20 at 1:30 am EDT

Philadelphia: A Look Back #410 [TV-G]
Ron Nyswaner recounts the social impact of his screenplay, Philadelphia.

  • KET Monday, October 27 at 1:30 am EST

Deconstructing Dog Day Afternoon #411 [TV-G]
Screenwriters Robin Swicord and Peter Craig examine the film, Dog Day Afternon.

  • KET Monday, November 3 at 1:30 am EST

Neo Noir: The Modern Day Film Noir #412 [TV-G]
Shane Black and Brian Helgeland discuss the modern day Neo Noir - a genre-bending response to the Film Noirs of the 1940s and 50s.

  • KET Monday, November 10 at 1:30 am EST

Greaser's Palace: A Conversation with Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson #413 [TV-G]
Filmmakers Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonathan Demme pay tribute to Robert Downey Sr.'s cult classic, Greaser's Palace.

  • KET Monday, November 17 at 1:30 am EST

Jonathan Demme and Paul Thomas Anderson: A Conversation #414 [TV-G]
The filmmakers look back on the vision, style, influences, and creative passion for Demme's The Silence of the Lambs, Stop Making Sense, Rachel Getting Married, and Something Wild.

  • KET Monday, November 24 at 1:30 am EST
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