On Story Season 1

Season 1

On Story Season 1

First Air Date: April 16, 2011

First Aired on    :   2011
Episodes    :   12 episodes

A look inside the creative process of writers, creators and filmmakers.



Episodes

season poster

1x12 Weight of the World & Eulogy Maker (July 16, 2011)


Developing and understanding heroes and villains is discussed by the creative minds behind RAMBO, LETHAL WEAPON, BRAVEHEART, and Dexter. Featuring Álvaro Rodríguez, Shane Black, Randall Wallace, John Turman, and Melissa Rosenberg. Films: WEIGHT OF THE WORLD by Jenny Goddard and EULOGY MAKER by Leslie Langee.


season poster

1x11 Martha (July 02, 2011)



season poster

1x10 Unawakening (June 25, 2011)



season poster

1x09 Untitled Moon Project (June 18, 2011)


Working within the studio system is discussed by the local filmmakers behind Office Space, Lonesome Dove and El mariachi. Featuring Mike Judge, Bill Wittliff and Robert Rodriguez.


season poster

1x08 The Printer (June 11, 2011)


Creating a film from script to screen is discussed by the writer/directors behind Slumdog Millionaire, Up in the Air, and The Brothers McMullen. Featuring Danny Boyle, Jason Reitman, and Ed Burns.


season poster

1x07 Veterans (May 28, 2011)


War in film is discussed by the creative minds behind Red Dawn, Born on the 4th of July and Apocalypse Now. Featuring Oliver Stone and John Milius.


season poster

1x06 Drama (May 21, 2011)


The creative minds behind the shows Mad Men, The Wire, and Treme discuss historical and modern day relevance in television dramas.


season poster

1x05 Western (May 14, 2011)


Episode 5 of "On Story," the creative minds behind UNFORGIVEN, A PERFECT WORLD, and 3:10 TO YUMA discuss creating westerns with resonance. Featuring John Lee Hancock, David Peoples, Michael Brandt and Derek Haas. Film: WESTERN by Lucas Millard


season poster

1x04 Red Wednesday (May 07, 2011)


In episode 4 of "On Story," the creative minds behind APOLLO 13, SCHINDLER'S LIST, and A BEAUTIFUL MIND discuss the inspiration behind these classic, Academy Award winning films. Featuring 'Ron Howard' and Steven Zaillian.


season poster

1x03 Sleep Study/My Biggest Weakness (April 30, 2011)


In episode 3 of "On Story," the creative minds behind TO DIE FOR, THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN, NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION, and THE HANGOVER discuss comedy in film. Featuring Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow, Buck Henry, and Jon Lucas. Film: Sleep Study by Kerri Lendo and John Merriman and MY BIGGEST WEAKNESS by Bradley Jackson.


season poster

1x02 Tadpoles (April 23, 2011)


In episode 2 of "On Story," the creative minds behind STAR TREK, TRANSFORMERS, EL MARIACHI, and WATCHMEN discuss the challenge of creating fantastical worlds and getting the audience to suspend their disbelief. Featuring David Hayter, Roberto Orci, Damon Lindelof, and Robert Rodriguez. Film: Tadpoles by Miguel Alvarez


season poster

1x01 Northeast Front (April 16, 2011)


his first episode of On Story includes new interviews from Randall Wallace, Writer-Director, Secretariat; Lawrence Kasdan, Screenwriter, Empire Strikes Back; Shane Black, Writer-Director, Lethal Weapon, Long Kiss Goodnight, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang; and the short film Northeast Front, an Austin Film Festival 2010 Official Selection, by Angela Torres Camerena.