The Write Environment
marks the launch of an exciting new interview show from one
of our own -- or is it fair to say that about him? Jeffrey
Berman has been kind enough each year to take pictures from
conventions (dynamite eye) and submit them to Fanboy Planet,
as well as cover the odd L.A. happening for us. All along
he's also been making a living as a screenwriter, and now
he's branching out with what should make some great holiday
gifts for those who would be writers, too.
Berman in interview mode...
hosts The Write Environment, a (so far) six-part series
in which he sits down with some of Hollywood's hottest,
most prolific and most deserving writers. Having mingled
among them for years, Berman gets them at a comfort level
few interviewers could achieve. Such luminaries as Joss
Whedon, Tim Kring and Sam Simon relax with Berman and have
a simple conversation -- a simple conversation that gives
us an inside look at some of our favorite entertainments.
I've got Jeffrey's press release, and a YouTube preview
video. Definitely check this series out, and head over to
the website, www.thewriteenvironment.com.
And Jeffrey? Remember the little people.
Productions will release the first two episodes of THE WRITE
ENVIRONMENT exclusively on DVD November 18. These episodes
feature Joss Whedon, the creator and head writer of the
popular television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel,
as well as the creator and head writer of Everybody Loves
Raymond, Phil Rosenthal. The remaining four episodes will
be released in the following weeks. All six DVDs in the
series are currently available for pre-order at Amazon and
www.thewriteenvironment.com. Each DVD is $10.99 with a special
buy five, get one free deal for those that want to purchase
the entire series.
WRITE ENVIRONMENT features 50-60 minute, in-depth, one-on-one
interviews with some of the most lauded and prolific writers
in the television industry today, including Damon Lindelof
(Lost), Tim Kring (Heroes), Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves
Raymond), Doug Ellin (Entourage), Sam Simon (The Simpsons),
and Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
opens up in The Write Environment...
and hosted by screenwriter and journalist Jeffrey Berman,
each episode of THE WRITE ENVIRONMENT takes viewers backstage
into the here-to unseen world of the writer’s room
for intimate interviews that offer a rare look at these
diverse writers and what inspires them. From that first
idea to the finished script, the writers share their views
and stories, examining their successes, failures, and everything
in between. As entertaining as it is informative, this series
makes an excellent holiday gift for fans, fledgling writers,
and seasoned pros alike as Hollywood’s most successful
writers reminisce about their careers and discuss their
have learned so much about the craft of writing while conducting
these interviews,” says Berman about the series. “Each
episode is like a master class with these A-List writers
and I’m looking forward to sharing them with both
the fans of their seminal shows, as well as students of