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Horror Writer Jason Goldberg

Session #132 – Jason Goldberg – Rising Star Horror Writer and Producer

Rising star writer/producer Jason Goldberg discusses his career development and writing process. His new film “Stay Out of the F***ing Attic” is streaming on Shudder and his name is on The Launch Pad Young & Hungry List and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List. SHOW NOTES: Find Jason online onFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscottgoldberg83IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2661125Shudder: https://www.shudder.com About Jason: Jason Goldberg is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America with over 100 hours of original programming to his name. Horror is his genre of choice and has 15 completed feature screenplays and 3 television series that have placed in top writing competitions, including Nicholl, Final Draft’s Big Break and Screencraft Horror. Jason landed on The Launch Pad’s Young & Hungry List (2018), The Launch Pad’s Hit List (2018), and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List in 2019. He sold “Stay Out of the F*cking Attic” to Top Dead Center Films, which will be hitting Shudder in Q1 2021 and his Hit List script, “Flatwoods” will be going into production summer 2021, with Andy Palmer attached to direct. He’s currently producing a cosmic horror film with a-list talent attached, while pushing his own material. 

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Is Hollywood Dead?

Session #130 – Is Hollywood Dead?

It’s hard to open YouTube without seeing a video on the “Exodus” from Los Angeles and the death of Hollywood. In this session, we debate the health status of Hollywood from the writers’ room to the movie theaters and everything in-between. SHOW NOTES:Hollywood’s Obitutary, the Sequel. Now Streaming – The New York TimesMovies aren’t dead but Hollywood is strugglingIs ‘Everyone’ Leaving Los Angeles in a ‘Mass Exodus’?

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Interview with Jeff Deverett

Session #129 – Writing movies for the streaming market with writer/producer/director Jeff Deverett.

We speak with writer, producer and director Jeff Deverett about writing movies for the growing streaming market and how his experience, as a lawyer and distributor helped in producing seven movies and distributing three of them on Netflix. Jeff Deverett is a producer, director, writer, and actor known for Full Out 2: You Got This! (2020), ism (2019), The Samuel Project (2018), Kiss & Cry (2017), Full Out (2015), King of the Camp (2008) and My Brother’s Keeper (2004). Jeff’s successful film and TV career began with distribution with New World Entertainment, Astral Communications, Anchor Bay Entertainment and his own company, Deverett Media Group. SHOW NOTES:Deverettmedia.com: https://www.deverettmedia.comHow To Get A Movie On Netflix – Jeff Deverett

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Heather Fitzgerald YA Fantasy Author

Session #127 – Interview with Heather-Fitzgerald – YA Fantasy Author

Heather Fitzgerald is the author of the young-adult fantasy series The Tethered World. Heather discusses her path to becoming an author, the influences that inspired her and launching a franchise in the Christian book market.    SHOW NOTES: Website: http://www.heatherllfitzgerald.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/HeatherLLFitzInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/heatherllfitzgerald/   Audio Book Giveaway! First ten (10) to email Heather via her website get a code for a free audio version of one of her books! http://www.heatherllfitzgerald.com/contact/

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Mike Miller CPA

Session #126 – Taxes for Creatives with Mike Miller, CPA

Our guest in this session is Mike Miller, CPA (disclaimer: Mike is Tom’s accountant from Cleveland, OH) to discuss what creatives should consider when preparing their tax returns. Including: What qualifies as a creative performer? Do you need an LLC? What’s deductible and what’s not? What about stimulus checks? What if student loans get forgiven? And more! SHOW NOTES: Contact Mike Miller at ‭(440) 461-4066‬ or mikeamcpa@aol.com Tom and Rachanee are NOT certified public accounts and this interview is provided for general informational purposes only. Be sure to check with your own tax professional or irs.gov and your state/local tax offices for specific questions regarding your taxes.

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Kelley Carter

Session #124 – Interview with Kelley Carter – Entertainment Journalist and Executive Producer

We interview Kelley Carter, the Sr. Entertainment Reporter for ESPN’s “The Undefeated,” about her career, starting from her days at Michigan State University, to the Detroit Free Press and USA Today and now creating a scripted drama for Showtime. SHOW NOTES:ESPN “The Undefeated”Kelley on…Twitter: https://twitter.com/KelleyLCarterInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/KelleyLCarterFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/kelleylcarter

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