We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of the On Story radio show as a continuation of our On Story® project! Hosted by the Austin NPR affiliate, KUT 90.5, the show’s one-hour documentary slots will showcase some of today’s most prolific voices in the film and television industry, sharing storytelling philosophies, anecdotes, and personal inspirations.
Centered on storytelling through film and television and gleaned from 21 years of archived footage from the annual Festival and Screenwriters Conference, each episode will go behind the scenes highlighting the stories behind the stories. The first season will feature writers and directors from Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Deadwood, True Detective, House of Cards, Freaks and Geeks, Tootsie, Out of Africa, There Will Be Blood, Silence of the Lambs, Ghostbusters, Apollo 13, The Graduate, 12 Years a Slave, Lethal Weapon and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
“I’ve been listening to the On Story podcast for some time and am delighted to work with the Austin Film Festival to bring this great content to radio. I think listeners are going to love how much fun this hour is.” – Hawk Mendenhall, Director Broadcast and Content at KUT
The show will premiere on February 16th, with 10 installments airing the third Monday of every month at 9PM CST. The current schedule will include luminaries such as Paul Thomas Anderson, Judd Apatow, Shane Black, Jonathan Demme, Jay and Mark Duplass, Paul Feig, Cary Fukunaga, Vince Gilligan, Noah Hawley, Buck Henry, Ron Howard, Jenny Lumet, David Milch, Jeff Nichols, Sydney Pollack, Harold Ramis, John Ridley, Matthew Weiner, Larry Wilmore, and Beau Willimon. More information is available at www.onstory.tv.