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

TV Schedule

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

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.

  • KET2 Monday, October 27 at midnight EST

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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