Switchblade Sisters

'The Faculty' with 'Coin Heist' Director Emily Hagins

Episode Summary

Director Emily Hagins (Coin Heist, Scare Package) joins April to discuss Robert Rodriguez’s ‘The Faculty.’

Episode Notes

We are joined by the wonderful director Emily Hagins (Coin Heist, Scare Package) to discuss the classic Robert Rodriguez film, The Faculty. Emily reveals that this particular film was a huge inspiration for her as it was shot in her hometown of Austin, Texas. She talks about the similarities between writing comedy and horror and how the two genres mix well together. And she and April discuss the way writing dialogue for teenage characters has changed in recent years.

Please consider financially supporting our show by becoming a Maximum Fun member at Maximumfun.org/join

You can watch Coin Heist on Netflix now.

If you haven’t seen The Faculty yet, it’s great!

With April Wolfe and Emily Hagins.