This episode’s guest on Hometown to Hollywood is Emmy-nominated screenwriter and producer Josann McGibbon. Josann has written many scripts for both film and television with her writing partner Sara Parriot, but she is best known for Runaway Bride, the Starter Wife, Desperate Housewives, Disney Descendants, and Descendants 2.



Josann shares advice for young writers who want to break into screenwriting for film or TV, how she got started as a screenwriter in Hollywood, the difference between writing for TV and writing for film, how she writes with a partner, some of the casting process for Descendants and Descendants 2, writing for the Disney Channel, and much more.

Don’t miss this special opportunity for an inside look at the process of this very creative and successful screenwriter!


Look for Descendants 2 on the Disney Channel this summer!

Follow Josann here:

Twitter: @JosannMcGibbon

Instagram: @Josann818


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