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 5: Vincenzo Natali

Vincenzo Natali

You know him for his breakout hit, CUBE, still a cult phenomenon to this day. A renowned genre filmmaker he’s been able to traverse between his own films, working with Netflix, and directing episodes for shows like Westworld, Orphan Black and Lost in Space. Take a listen as Vincenzo Natali talks about moving from storyboard artist to director, and from film to tv.

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Bonus – Episode: 4 – Jeremy LaLonde and Jonas Chernick

Jeremy LaLonde and Jonas Chernick

It’s Priya’s first three-way, and who better to do it with than the sex-comedy duo of Jeremy Lalonde and Jonas Chernick? We’re all stuck in COVID-19 hibernation and no one’s going out to the theatre but films are still being released and we talked to Jeremy and Jonas about the process of co-writing their new film, James Vs His Future Self (now available on VOD), when to know whether to push through or give up, and finding the funny.

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