Hollywood Unscripted

A show for film lovers by film lovers. Hollywood Unscripted delves into illuminating and unique conversations with top professionals in the entertainment industry. Hear stories and lessons from behind the scenes of the biggest blockbusters and most-admired features in film history. Featuring candid conversations with Hollywood legends, moguls, auteurs and other industry insiders, host Jenny Curtis goes far beyond the standard celebrity interview to take listeners inside the creative process. Listen each week to find out how the most creative minds in film and television do what they do and what their work ultimately means to them. From CurtCo Media.

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episode 10: 10 - Ron Moore


Ron Moore joins Hollywood Unscripted for an in-depth conversation about his notable career.

Ron starts at the beginning, with his roots in fandom (:49) and how dropping out of school led him to California (2:25). He discusses how a Star Trek set tour led to his first script being picked up (3:34) and tells about how he met Patrick Stewart on the set of shooting that script (6:26).

He then moves on to explain how ‘Voyager’ was not a great experience (7:17) and how leaving that job was fortuitous (8:49) and he opens up about ‘Carnivale’ (9:48).

Ron goes back to the beginning and he talks about remembering watching the first steps on the moon (11:30). He remembers watching the original ‘Battlestar Galactica’ (13:22) and then discusses the enormous opportunity of his re-envisioning the show (14:05). He talks about pushing the envelope with sex in science fiction (16:29) and explains why science fiction is important (18:09).

Ron talks about changes in television, being at the front of the 2007 writer’s strike (21:01), interacting with fans on AOL (21:40), what he learned from social media (24:09) and how he writes his stories (25:56). Then he reveals the worst part about being a showrunner (28:38) and the best (29:21).

He discusses his current show ‘For All Man Kind’ (30:53). He talks about how the industry is very different now from when he started (33:28) and how framing for television has changed (36:08).

Ron wraps up by saying he does not know when retirement might come (37:39) and how he looks back at his childhood self all the time (39:07).

Executive Producer: Stuart Halperin

Producer: Jenny Curtis

Music By: Celleste & Eric Dick

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 2020-01-13  40m