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  • June 9, 2022

    The Slate names Black Friday Screenwriter Andy Greskoviak Creative Director.

    Initially, The Slate and Andy Greskoviak were supposed to partner to create four original narratives together. At the time, we knew of Andy’s work, and were quite aware that he’d penned the funny and original dark comedy Black Friday. But as The Slate and Andy began working together, we realized that Andy’s storytelling sensibilities represented …

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  • June 6, 2022

    Amazon Undone Writer/Producer Patrick Metcalf to Advocate for Slate Artists

    Part of our mission at The Slate is to tell great, high-quality narratives. But the other half of our mission is to do everything we can to elevate the careers of the artists- [actors- writers, directors, producers, DP’s, makeup artists, grips, gaffers, PAs, (and all other crew!], who work on these narratives, so that we …

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  • May 1, 2022

    Hollywood Casting & Film Launches “The Slate”

    Today, actors get a leg up in the entertainment industry as casting and production company Hollywood Casting & Film (HC&F) kicks off a brand new service: The Slate. Since HC&F itself launched in 2012, they have given actors across the U.S. access to thousands of projects across television, film, and new media. Now, The Slate …

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  • April 30, 2022

    HBO’s Kristina Thomas To Write The Slate’s First Short Film

    When we first began building The Slate, Creative Director Leilani Downer’s first order of business was to reach out to screenwriter Kristina Thomas to see if she’d be the first writer to help us create narratives. As a fellow WGA screenwriter who was always signing onto new productions, or mentoring up and coming artists, Kristina …

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  • April 29, 2022

    Netflix’s Daniel King To Write And Direct

    Daniel King-screenwriter for the Netflix original production Sweet Tooth, enthusiastically comes to The Slate to write three original narratives for us, while also getting behind the camera for one of these stories. In working with writers like Daniel, The Slate intends to harness the talents of up and coming screenwriters, while creating opportunities for artists …

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