Category: THE WRITERS ROOM
Writer Manuela Dias tells DQ about Justiça (Above Justice), a Brazilian drama that follows the fate of four people arrested on a single night.
Tony Grisoni enthuses about the merits of collaboration as he discusses career highlights including Southcliffe and Red Riding and reveals more about new projects The City & The City and Philip K Dick anthology Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.
As Amazon’s original crime drama Bosch heads into its third season, award-winning author Michael Connnelly tells DQ how his literary creation has been brought to life on the small screen – and why he thinks the series can run and run.
A trio of the world’s hottest television writers – Bill Gallagher, Victoria Madden and Sarah Phelps – discuss their latest projects and reveal how they find their voice for the small screen.
Deutschland 83 co-creator and head writer Anna Winger reveals her surprise at the international success of the German Cold War drama and teases what’s in store for viewers in Deutschland 86.
Eyewitness creator Adi Hasak reveals the story behind bringing Norwegian drama Øyevitne to US television and explains why he stayed faithful to the original source material.
Writer Marnie Dickens reveals the origins of online network BBC3’s first original drama, Thirteen, which was also her first major television series.
As hit Danish drama Badehotellet (Seaside Hotel) returns for a fourth season, creators and writers Stig Thorsboe and Hanna Lundblad reveal the inspiration behind this blue-sky period drama.
Australian filmmaker Robert Connolly is bringing his brand of edgy and original content to the small screen with dramas including Barracuda and new series The Warriors.
Screenwriter Sarah Phelps tells DQ how she is reinventing Agatha Christie for a new audience, first with And Then There Were None and now with two-part drama The Witness for the Prosecution.
UK indie producer Sister Pictures, which is adapting Naomi Alderman’s The Power for TV, is giving centre stage to distinctive female characters and writers. Meanwhile, Julia Roberts has signed up for an adaptation of a novel by Maria Semple.
The nominations for the 2017 Golden Globes Awards were unveiled this week. As always, Game of Thrones will be the TV show to beat, but there are some strong contenders…
2017 looks set to be another exciting year for drama, with Discovery’s Manifesto and BBC/FX’s Taboo coming through, written by Andrew Sodroski and Steven Knight respectively.
Fact trumps fiction in US medical drama Pure Genius, which offers a glimpse into the treatments of the future. Michael Pickard discusses the show with writer David Renaud.
Countries like Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are home to exuberant and intelligent TV writers who are taking control of the storytelling narrative of their continent.
Peter Lenkov delivered a mainstream hit with CBS’s Hawaii Five-0, and now he’s played a part in MacGyver’s strong start. Meanwhile, we look the writers who picked up International Emmy gongs this week.
Štěpán Hulík is hoping to repeat the international success of Burning Bush with his next project, Czech drama Pustina. He tells DQ what drew him to the story of a mining village on the verge of extinction.
It has been a breakthrough year for German TV drama’s profile on the international stage. Andy Fry profiles some of the screenwriters behind the country’s run of success.
Norway’s NRK is blending medical drama with thriller in Valkyrien, which sees a doctor fighting to save his dying wife beneath the streets of Oslo. DQ catches up with writer/director Erik Richter Strand.