Circle of Confusion Manager Daniela Garcia-Brcek

Circle of Confusion Manager Daniela Garcia-Brcek

Final Draft: So to start out, how did you start out as a manager? Daniela Garcia-Brcek: When I was at NYU, I studied film production with a minor in film producing. Within that minor, film producing, I worked with a lot of established producers in the industry who...
“Making it” Means Making Magic

“Making it” Means Making Magic

I don’t know why you got into the business of writing, of grasping at words to explain the images in your brain, and editing within an inch of your life. For most, it’s a kind of call, a transcendent purpose. Otherwise, who would chose to subject...
Pursuing Your Passion and Paying the Rent

Pursuing Your Passion and Paying the Rent

It’s a well-known struggle: finding a way to pursue your dreams while still managing to pay the rent. Writer Andrew Lee, winner of the Big Break Half-Hour Comedy category for his Brooklyn Nine-Nine spec, knows this tension too. Though he always wanted to be a writer,...
Big Break Comedy Writer Adi Blotman Lays It Out

Big Break Comedy Writer Adi Blotman Lays It Out

Adi Blotman, whose script, Realty Check, won the Final Draft Big Break Comedy/Romantic Comedy category, gets real about writing flawed characters and combining genres. Adi Blotman is no newcomer to comedy. Originally from Israel, she spent the last decade performing...