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Frank Spotnitz: Storytelling Masterclass
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Frank Spotnitz and a curated group of guest creatives deliver a 90-minute Storytelling Masterclass.

Frank is a Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning writer and executive producer with over 25 years of experience, including the iconic science-fiction series The X-Files, where he worked with and influenced writers who went on to create Breaking Bad, Homeland, and 24.

With his production company Big Light, he has also written and executive produced the Emmy Award-winning The Man in the High Castle for Amazon Prime Video and, more recently, Netflix’s Medici and Leonardo.

Doggett and Reyes: Live Reunion
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Twenty years since the end of The X-Files’ original run, The Companion pays tribute to beloved characters Monica Reyes and John Doggett in a special Q&A event with writer/executive producer Frank Spotnitz and the stars who played them, Annabeth Gish and Robert Patrick

Starring: Robert Patrick, Annabeth Gish, and Frank Spotnitz

The Politics of The X-Files

From deep throat to the deep state, AJ Black’s The Politics of The X-Files is an ongoing article series that details and dissects the political subtext and historical context of the real-world mysteries and secrets at the heart of The X-Files.

What You’ll Learn in Frank Spotnitz’s Storytelling Masterclass

• Secrets behind the groundbreaking writers’ room of The X-‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎Files.

• How to Structure a Drama, and Frank’s Method for using Writer’s Cards.

• How he approached adaptation with Phillip K Dick’s The Man in the High Castle.

• How he brought life experience to his writing within Netflix’s Medici.

Frank has written and executive produced The Man in the High Castle, The X-Files, and Medici

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7 pm British Summer Time
8 pm Central European Summer Time
9 pm Eastern European Summer Time
12 pm Mountain Daylight Time

Sunday, October 16th

2 am Australian Western Summer Time
5 am Australian Eastern Daylight Time
4 am Australian Eastern Summer Time 
7 am New Zealand Daylight Time

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Re-Open The Case of Doggett and Reyes

Twenty years after The X-Files was cut short, writer/executive producer Frank Spotnitz hosts a candid no-holds-barred discussion with Annabeth Gish and Robert Patrick on the creation of Doggett and Reyes, the challenges of coming into an established show, their feelings on the 2016 revival, and the legacy of the series as a whole.

Sign up for a free trial today to watch the extended 90-minute version.


The Politics of The X-Files

From Deep Throat to the deep state, A.J. Black’s The Politics of The X-Files is an ongoing article series that details and dissects the political subtext and historical context of the real-world mysteries and secrets at the heart of The X-Files.


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