3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast show

3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast

Summary: News and information about the WGAw, and interviews with screenwriters from the worlds of movies, television, and new media.

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 Ep. 188 - Alan Trezza | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:06

Host Moon Unit Zappa speaks with screenwriter Alan Trezza (Burying the Ex) about his new ’80s-inspired heavy metal horror film, We Summon the Darkness.

 Ep. 187 - The Actors Fund | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:30

Past WGAW President and The Actors Fund Board member Chris Keyser (Party of Five, The Society) speaks with The Actors Fund’s Western Region Director Keith McNutt to offer useful information and vital resources to aid and support creative professionals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Ep. 186 - Dana Fox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:19

Host Josephine Green Zhang speaks with Home Before Dark co-creator/co-showrunner Dana Fox (Ben & Kate, Isn’t It Romantic?, How to Be Single) about the new AppleTV+ family-friendly mystery-thriller inspired by real-life young investigative journalist Hilde Lysiak.

 Ep. 185 - Jennifer Kramer: UI Benefits | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:43

Brian speaks with employment attorney Jennifer Kramer to answer questions about unemployment benefits and resources for writers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Ep. 184 - Janine Sherman Barrois, Nicole Jefferson Asher, and Elle Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:34

Hilliard Guess and Christopher Derrick interview Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker writers Janine Sherman Barrois (Claws, ER), Nicole Jefferson Asher (Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart) and Elle Johnson (Bosch, The Fosters) to discover how they brought this empowering true tale to life as a Netflix limited series.

 Ep. 183 - Lucy Alibar | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:26

Moon Zappa speaks with screenwriter Lucy Alibar (Beasts of the Southern Wild) about her latest film, Troop Zero, currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

 Ep. 182 - Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:09

Christopher Kubasik speaks with Lost in Space developers/EPs-screenwriters Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold, Gods of Egypt, The Last Witch Hunter) about Netflix’s family sci-fi adventure series that was recently renewed for a third and final season set to premiere in 2021.

 Ep. 181 - Leigh Whannell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:53

Christopher Kubasik speaks with screenwriter-director Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious, Upgrade) about his terrifying new reimagining of The Invisible Man in the #MeToo era and what it takes to scare audiences from page to screen.

 Ep. 180 - Destin Daniel Cretton & Andrew Lanham | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:36

Brian interviews screenwriters Destin Daniel Cretton (director) & Andrew Lanham (The Glass Castle, The Shack) about their recent feature collaboration based on the true story, Just Mercy.

 Ep. 179 - WGA Beyond Words 2020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:35

Missed WGAW & WGF’s recent Beyond Words 2020 special event? Hear Writers Guild Awards-nominated screenwriters share how they wrote their acclaimed films, featuring Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig, Steven Zaillian, Rian Johnson, Lauren Greenfield, Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, Susanna Fogel and Katie Silberman, Scott Silver, and Mark Jonathan Harris.

 Ep. 178 - Noah Baumbach | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:40

Monique Sorgen speaks with screenwriter-director Noah Baumbach (The Meyerowitz Stories, Frances Ha, Greenberg) about his 2020 Writers Guild Award-nominated Netflix film, Marriage Story, creative process and career.

 Ep. 177 - Susannah Grant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:33

Moon Zappa talks with screenwriter Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, 28 Days) about her career and the Netflix series Unbelievable.

 Ep. 176 - Krysty Wilson-Cairns | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:06

Moon Zappa talks with the co-writer of 1917, Krysty Wilson-Cairns (Penny Dreadful), about her career, the Oscar nominated movie she co-wrote with Sam Mendes, and her affinity for World War One. SPOILER ALERTS - about 30 minutes in there are spoilers, and Krysty does give a warning just before the reveal.

 Ep. 175 - WGAW PAC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:45

WGAW leaders Angelina Burnett and Shawn Ryan join Third and Fairfax for a special conversation on writers’ political and bargaining power.

 Ep. 174 - Kit Steinkellner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:24:39

Josephine Green Zhang talks to Kit Steinkellner (Z: The Beginning of Everything), creator of the new Facebook Watch series "Sorry For Your Loss."


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