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I don’t like your lead character…but I can’t stop watching…

Often there is a discussion about likable main characters. The audience wants to LIKE your main character, generally the conversation goes. We want to watch a character we like struggle towards his or her goal. But, I don’t think that’s true. I don’t think we have to LIKE the main character. We want to relate […]

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DNA

Aaron Sorkin’s first show, Sports Night, has recently come to Neflix streaming. Now, I’m a big fan of The West Wing… and if you aren’t, you should be. Especially of the first three seasons. It’s brilliant. Full characters. Crisp dialogue. It’s funny. It’s dramatic. It’s the whole package. Sports Night didn’t last very long. I […]

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Neeyat Episode 1

Just part one of Episode 1. No subtitles… but, you get a sense of what it’s like… soapy…. Enjoy…

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Neeyat mentioned in the Wall Street Journal Online….

New York Story, Karachi Style A brief write up about the director, Mehreen Jabbar, of the serial I wrote, Neeyat. Some excerpts: Pakistani director Mehreen Jabbar looks every inch the hip New Yorker as she munches on a hummus sandwich in a Manhattan café. She is cool and chic and talks animatedly—in rich, accented English.The […]

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Neeyat Promo… by me… Lari Pontius.

The new serial from… LARI Pontius… lol.

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