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The Girl On Fire: Executive Story Editor Jamie Pachino

Credit: Maia Rosenfeld PhotographyCredit: Maia Rosenfeld PhotographyMandrake: \ˈman-ˌdrāk\ A plant in the nightshade family that allegedly has roots that resemble human form.

A Creator's Guide to Fighting Content Bullies

Credit: Timothy BanksCredit: Timothy BanksJonathan McIntosh was, by all Internet measures, succeeding.

Death Becomes Him: Noah Hawley on Bringing 'Fargo' to TV

Credit: Chris Large, Copyright 2014, FX Networks.Credit: Chris Large, Copyright 2014, FX Networks.It was an interesting challenge, one that some said was crazy, maybe even stupid to try. Take an iconic film more than two decades old, replace every major character audiences originally loved, squeeze the new story into a brand-new format, and ditch many of the traditional television writing conventions in the process. For Noah Ha

A Fighting Chance: Nonprofit Group Leads Veterans into Film and TV Careers

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Kyle Hausmann-StokesKyle Hausmann-StokesThe idea was simple: Create an organization to support current and former military members working in film and television. Two years ago, Army paratrooper Kyle Hausmann-Stokes and Marine Mike Dowling envisioned a network that could facilitate communication between veterans and employers, offer networking opportunities, and support continuing education through mentorship.

Mind Over Matter: Jen K. Messer

Abstract ideas rule Jen K. Messer’s working life. As a production designer for the National Geographic series Brain Games, Messer is charged with the not-so-simple task of creating physical props, set design, and set pieces that help experts illustrate complex science concepts.

Sarah Heyward: Inside the 'Girls' Writers' Room

Years spent mastering the art of character and story pacing combined with an almost freakishly lucky break is how Sarah Heyward landed one of the most coveted writing jobs in Los Angeles. The youngest writer on HBO’s Girls besides show creator Lena Dunham, 29-year-old Heyward graduated from Harvard in 2006 then spent a year in New York as a nanny and interning at The Paris Review lit

Craig Jackson: Designing 'Chicago Fire'

Photo by: NBCUniversalPhoto by: NBCUniversalDesigning, constructing, and installing a set in eight days is challenging. Creating several that can withstand on-set fires is a different kind of monster.

Kelsey Porter: Casting Reality TV

NBC's Hollywood Game NightNBC’s Hollywood Game NightKelsey Porter has a degree in government from the University of Texas, Austin, but it was her college connections, not her credentials, that helped her break into casting. A former UT cheerleader, Porter spotted a Craigslist ad from MTV looking for people who had some serious Austin social connections.

Dina Hillier: Developing Network Comedies

Dina Hillier’s career started where her internship with Sony Pictures Television ended … or rather, didn’t end. After interning in the current programming department during her last semester in college, Hillier knew she wanted a job with Sony, so she refused to leave.

When my semester was over, I just kept showing up,” Hillier says. “I just kept coming in and just waited until something opened.”

Vance Van Petten: Establishing the Producers Mark

From keeping projects on budget to hiring the right crew, producers are charged with a broad range of responsibilities on films. When award season rolls around, that makes determining who should get credit a daunting task.