How The Blacklist Creates a Digital Writers’ Room

Learn how writers of the hit TV show digitize their creative process with Bluescape.

“When I was a feature writer, I could work in isolation,” said Jon Bokenkamp, Creator and Executive Producer of The Blacklist. “Writing for TV is different; it’s a highly collaborative process that requires being in the room with my team – especially when we’re trying to turn ideas into storylines. There are so many moving parts, we need to be able to sit down, bounce ideas off one another, and chip away until we get to the spine of the story.”

After Bokenkamp decided to leave his team in California and move back to his home state of Nebraska, he quickly realized that video conferencing wasn’t going to cut it. He needed a solution that would enable him not only to see his team but also the developing pieces of the story.

“That’s when I found Bluescape. Bluescape is the next best thing to being there in person.”

“Bluescape is really the next wave of the screenwriting process.”

Jon Bokenkamp

Creator and Executive Producer | The Blacklist

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