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TV Writing Guest Series

Enjoy this series of short videos featuring Alan Kingsberg, Head of TV Writing for Stony Brook University's MFA in Film Program, in conversation with writers and producers from some of today's top television programs.

Jump toJason Kim, Staff Writer, Girls    |  Derek Haas, creator, Chicago Fire   |   Kyle Bradstreet, Executive Producer, Mr. Robot

Jason Kim, Staff Writer, Girls

Inside the Writers Room.


Hannah’s writing and the theme of heartbreak.


Writing for Four Characters.


The critically acclaimed "bottle episodes."


Kyle Bradstreet, Executive Producer, Mr. Robot

Starting the writers room on Mr. Robot.


Breaking scenes with visual images.


The process: story, beat sheet, outline, script.


How episode 106 changed from script to production.


Breaking scripts by character.


Derek Haas, creator and showrunner, Chicago Fire

Board, outline, script.


The start of a new season.


Flipping audience expectations.


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