The Executive Hour with Special Guest Playwright Eduardo Machado

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Eduardo was born in Cuba and came to the United States when he was nine. He grew up in Los Angeles. He is the author of over forty plays! His television credits include Executive Story Editor on Season 2 of the Starz drama "MAGIC CITY", and serving as Executive Story Editor on two seasons of the HBO television show "HUNG". He wrote and directed the film EXILES IN New York, which played at the A.F.I Film Festival, South by South West, The Santa Barbara Film Festival and The Latin American International Film Festival in Havana, Cuba. He has also has sold his original television projects to Starz, Amazon and AMC, among others. Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

This week we welcome playwright and TV writer who is the author of over forty plays!  His television credits include Executive Story Editor on Season 2 of the Starz drama "MAGIC CITY", and serving as Executive Story Editor on two seasons of the HBO television show "HUNG". 

He wrote and directed the film EXILES IN New York, which played at the A.F.I Film Festival, South by South West, The Santa Barbara Film Festival and The Latin American International Film Festival in Havana, Cuba. He has also has sold his original television projects to Starz, Amazon and AMC, among others.

During this incredible Executive Hour, Eduardo talks about working with Oscar-winner Al Pacino on the film SCARFACE in his early 20's, how to write compelling characters for stage and screen, what it is like being in a writers room for HBO, and offers a exercise in breaking character and story that brought one of our members to tears! 

 

 

 

About Your Instructor

Eduardo was born in Cuba and came to the United States when he was nine. He grew up in Los Angeles. He is the author of over forty plays! His television credits include Executive Story Editor on Season 2 of the Starz drama "MAGIC CITY", and serving as Executive Story Editor on two seasons of the HBO television show "HUNG".

He wrote and directed the film EXILES IN New York, which played at the A.F.I Film Festival, South by South West, The Santa Barbara Film Festival and The Latin American International Film Festival in Havana, Cuba. He has also has sold his original television projects to Starz, Amazon and AMC, among others.

Testimonials

"Eduardo's honesty is charming and funny!!" - Debbie

"Eduardo, you are marvelous, what a treat to spend this time with you. I thank you from the bottom of my heart." - Crispin

"Best Writers' Room ever!" - Sarah G.B

"Hope you'll come back again, Eduardo!" - Robert M. 

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