Stephen Wilson Bethel grew up in a household on the East Coast that was very encouraging of artistic pursuits. When he graduated from high school, he decided not to go to college; instead he got a one-way ticket to Africa, spending a year travelling all over that country. He eventually ended up in Los Angeles with the goal of “making ... Read More »
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Today’s Women Behind the Scenes spotlight is shone on writer, producer and series creator Leila Gerstein. Leila got her start writing a 2004 made-for-TV movie called Tempting Adam that starred a then unknown Joelle Carter (Justified) and Matthew Del Negro (Rizzoli & Isles) and then was a writer for the short-lived ABC series life as we know it in 2005. ... Read More »
Music and television have always been a package deal for me. I can’t have one without the other. For me, a TV series simply isn’t any good without some kind of musical accompaniment – whether it’s an original piece created by a talented composer or a full-fledged song by a singer or band that is either featured as the theme ... Read More »
The Writers on Writing program coordinated by the Writers Guild Foundation recently spotlighted The Twilight Saga screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg at the Writers Guild of America in Hollywood. Moderated by LA Times writer Gina Piccalo, the audience, which not surprisingly consisted mainly of women, learned that Melissa started out wanting to be a dancer and choreographer. Her love of performing inadvertently ... Read More »
With the premiere of SouthLAnd‘s second season on TNT, how could we not vote for Ben McKenzie as our Nice Boy for this week? Ben plays Officer Ben Sherman on SouthLAnd, but he is best known for his role as Ryan Atwood on The O.C. He appeared in 88 Minutes in 2007 and in 2005 made his feature film debut ... Read More »