Interviews - Screenwriters


Alonso Ruizpalacios on Museo, Casting Gael Garcia Bernal For His Shortness and Never Meeting Your Heroes

Gael Garcia Bernal in Museo

Alonso Ruizpalacios’ two features to date are both about Mexico City’s recent past. The writer-director first gained international visibility with 2014’s Güeros, a black-and-white road trip movie set in the 1990s using the protests at the National Autonomous University of…  Read more

By Oct 11, 2018

Moment of Conception

Private Life

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By Sep 17, 2018

“Would You Mind Going to Video Village?” Andrew Bujalski on Support The Girls, Hollywood Casting and the Patriarchy

Haley Lu Richardson, Regina Hall and Shayna McHale in Support the Girls

The last time I interviewed Andrew Bujalski, he’d thrown a number of viewers for a loop with Results, his gym-set, quasi-romantic comedy starring Guy Pierce and Cobie Smulders. The overt weirdness of Computer Chess was one thing, but Bujalski feinting at a…  Read more

By Aug 24, 2018

Writer/Director Kitao Sakurai on Designing the Deliberate Randomness of The Eric Andre Show and The Passage

The Eric Andre Show

Adult Swim’s Tim And Eric, Awesome Show! Great Job and The Eric Andre Show ushered in a revolution of on-screen-comedy. Their new perspectives offered something so irradiated, shocking, non-linear and “random” that explaining them seemed inscrutable. You’d flip the channel…  Read more

By Aug 23, 2018

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