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On Writing John Wick: A Conversation with Derek Kolstad

This week on On Story, writer Derek Kolstad, creator of the John Wick franchise and Nobody reflects on his thrilling career, how he weaves emotion and humanity into action set pieces, as well as crafting characters you cannot help but root for.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 47 seconds

Episode Number: 1207

About On Story:

Austin Film Festival's ON STORY is a half-hour series that gives a behind the scenes look at the creative process of the country's most beloved movies and TV shows.

The show is a mash-up of footage of screenwriter and filmmakers discussing their craft and films.

Each episode is thematically paired with one or two short films, with an introduction from the film's writer or director.

LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan says: "On Story" is film school in a box, a lifetime's worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages."


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Sun, Aug 28 4:30 P.M. On Directing Miss Juneteenth: A Conversation with Channing Godfrey Peoples     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 4 6:00 A.M. On Showrunning: A Conversation with Glen Mazzara     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 4 4:30 P.M. On Showrunning: A Conversation with Glen Mazzara     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 11 6:00 A.M. On Creating Mayans M.C.: A Conversation with Elgin James     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 11 11:00 A.M. Fact V. Fiction     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Sep 11 4:30 P.M. On Creating Mayans M.C.: A Conversation with Elgin James     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 18 6:00 A.M. A Conversation with Michael Schur     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 18 11:00 A.M. A Conversation with David Koepp     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Sep 18 4:30 P.M. A Conversation with Michael Schur     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 25 6:00 A.M. A Conversation with Dave Callaham     NH WORLD
Sun, Sep 25 11:00 A.M. On Writing/Direction Hustle & Flow: A Conversation with Craig Brewer     NH EXPLORE
Sun, Sep 25 4:30 P.M. A Conversation with Dave Callaham     NH WORLD

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