Sam Esmail Breaks Down Writing Mr. Robot

March 13, 2020

Sam Esmail explains how he created Mr. Robot, one of the best TV shows of the decade. He talks about how he made the “outlawed” voiceover technique a crucial part of Mr. Robot, how the Mr. Robot writers room works, and why rejection is necessary to make great art.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ntjrdn Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/behindthecurt… Comment below a film or TV show you want me to research next. Mr. Robot is an American drama thriller television series created by Sam Esmail for USA Network. It stars Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and hacker with social anxiety disorder and clinical depression. Elliot is recruited by an insurrectionary anarchist known as “Mr. Robot”, played by Christian Slater, to join a group of hacktivists called “fsociety”.[8] The group aims to destroy all debt records by encrypting the financial data of E Corp, the largest conglomerate in the world. ABOUT BEHIND THE CURTAIN This channel is a way for me to share the best nuggets of knowledge for filmmakers I find. It’s an attempt to take a look inside the greatest films and TV shows and learn from the creators themselves how they do what they do.



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