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Producer/Actor Rex Steven Sikes talks with celebrities, film makers, and friends about how to make movies and television. Rex Sikes' Movie Beat is a Master Class in film & Tv making. Listen in as film & TV personalities discuss their goals, challenges and surprises from conception to finished product. Rex will take you inside and behind the scenes on REX SIKES' MOVIE BEAT. So whether you are a film maker or a fan you will enjoy these conversations. Visit: the official REX SIKES' MOVIE BEAT

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Brian Herskowitz, Screenwriter, has completed over a dozen feature films. His first produced feature was a low budget slasher titled DARKROOM. He wrote and directed the award winning short film ODESSA OR BUST starring Jason Alexander, Red Buttons, Jason Schwartzman. Brian wrote, directed, and produced the documentary 1736: SOMEWHERE TO TURN and the short film JOANNE. His TV writing credits include staff writing on NBC's BLOSSOM, episodes of HERCULES: THE LEGENDARY JOURNEYS, and ACAPULCO HEAT, HBO's DREAM ON, CBS's RENEGADE, THE EXILE, MURDER, SHE WROTE, the TV movie MURDER OF MY AUNT, FOX Network's YOUNG HERCULES, and CBS's TOUR OF DUTY. He co-wrote the FOX pilot MANTIC with Jason Alexander. He worked as a punch-up writer on BOB PATTERSON, and LISTEN UP. Brian line produced the web series THE BROADROOM, Brian produced UNTIL SOMEONE GETS HURT (co-writer), and BUCKY AND THE SQUIRRELS from director-writer Allan Katz (M*A*S*H*, BIG MAN ON CAMPUS), MUSICAL CHAIRS, TIO PAPI which he co-wrote. He has numerous upcoming producing directing feature projects. For twenty years Brian has taught screenwriting, first with WRITER'S BOOT CAMP, then with UCLA EXTENSIONS, and for the last five years he has held the post of Lead Faculty for the prestigious BOSTON UNIVERSITY in LOS ANGELES WRITER IN HOLLYWOOD graduate degree program. His script writing textbook, PROCESS TO PRODUCT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SCREENWRITING, is available on and in bookstores. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at
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