In a day and age where television shows are just as important as movies, it is no wonder that the creators and showrunners are often put into the limelight. They sneak peeks, teasers and previews of what to expect next in their respective shows — time and time again in interviews and during comic-con panels. This time, they finally got the recognition that they need while giving us a sneak peek into their world in the new documentary film entitled “Showrunners.” According to Deadline, just in time for comic-con, it was announced that the film is looking at an October 2014 release. Read on to learn more about the story.
“Showrunners,” a documentary film written and directed by Des Doyle, aims to show the viewers what goes on behind a television show. It will showcase the creative processes and decisions that a TV showrunner does in order to make hit television shows. Showrunners are the people who collaborate with scriptwriters — they work as writers too sometimes — directors, accountants and network executives. They are responsible for making the show what it is.
The documentary film will feature some of the biggest names in the television industry who have created hit television shows, such as Joss Whedon (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Jane Epenson (“Once Upon a Time”), J.J. Abrams (“Alias”), Hart Hanson (“Bones”), Ronald D. Moore (“Battlestar Galactica”), Matthew Carnahan (“House of Lies”), Kurt Sutter (“Sons of Anarchy”), Bill Prady (“The Big Bang Theory”) and many others. Here, they will give us an inside look into their world, including interviews, behind-the-scenes takes and clips from various comic-cons that they have appeared in.
Among the many showrunners in the television industry that we have right now, who would you like to be featured in the documentary film? Let us know by posting your comments below!
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Check out the trailer below of “Showrunners.”
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