Elan Mastai

Meet Elan Mastai who was named one of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch. Mastai wrote the hit Canadian romantic comedy “The F Word” (known in the US as “What If”), directed by Michael Dowse and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, and Adam Driver. He is currently a writer and producer on the Emmy-winning TV series “This Is Us” and has written movies for major studios including Fox, Sony, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, and Paramount. We chat with him all about his writing experience and approach towards the craft.

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EPISODE 3: JESS SALGUEIRO

It may seem like she came out of nowhere but Jess Salgueiro put in a lot of years as a struggling actress. The old saying about luck being the meeting of preparation and opportunity comes to mind and this super-talented young woman is certainly very lucky these days. From roles in series including The Boys, The Expanse, Workin’ Moms and Letterkenny, to her lead role in the Canadian feature, Canadian Strain, she is on all screens big and small and we can’t get enough! Plus she’s my first female guest so settle in for some female bonding right here, right now.

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