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Sam Gash, host of the “Ideal Remake” podcast

Session #106 – Sam Gasch from the Ideal Remake podcast, Mini-Slug lines and lots of news

In this mega-session of Writers Group Therapy, we interview Sam Gash, host of the “Ideal Remake” podcast, as well as discuss the Oscars, the Mini-Slug line, WGA’s upcoming contract negotiations and studios stockpiling scripts, Mulan, Representation, NBC’s Peacock streamer and more!  Writers Group Therapy – Session 106 – Sam Gasch from _Ideal Remake_ podcast – Oscars – Mini-Slug line – WGA and Studios and more SHOW NOTES: Sam Gasch on TwitterIdeal Remake Podcast Ideal Remake on Instagram Writing Tip: Mini-SlugsWGA Priorities Mulan CriticismStar Wars/LGBTQ Representation Studios Stockpiling for Potential Writers Strike NBC Peacock Streamer

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Session #105 - Awards Season, Disney+, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

Session #105 – Awards Season – Pilot Season – What’s next for Disney+ & Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

In this session of Writers Group Therapy, we discuss Awards Season including the Oscar and WGA Awards nominations, Pilot Season, Disney+ post Mandalorian, and Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. Writers Group Therapy – Session 105 – Awards Season – Oscar and WGA Nominees – Pilot Season – Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker SHOW NOTES:WGA Awards NominationsDeadline.com’s Primetime Pilot Panic sectionDisney+ Subscribers Cancelling After Finale of MandalorianTom on Twitch

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Santa is freaking out over the new FTC COPPA rules for YouTubers

Session #104 – COPPA is coming to town! – Narrative Podcasts – Holiday Networking & More!

Writers Group Therapy – Session 104 – COPPA – Should you make a Narrative Podcast – PayUpHollywood – Holiday Networking Happy Holidays! In this session, we talk about our awesome listeners on Spotify, networking through the holidays, a #PayUpHollywood update. YouTubers preparing for #COPPA enforcement, and the growth of narrative podcasts and how/why/should you make one.  SHOW NOTES:Verve Raises Assistant Pay (THR.com)#PayUpHollywood Town Hall Reveals Assistants Receive Financial Aid from Parents (THR.com)COPPA: Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (FTC Site News)Podcast Listener Growth Stats (Podcasthost.com) Rachanee’s Stove Mishap

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Session 103 - Interview with Aron Eli Coleite

Session #103 – Interview with Daybreak Writer/Executive Producer Aron Eli Coleite – More Streamers – Festival Fiascos – WGA vs Studios – Fellowship Deadlines – Masterclass Update

In this session, we interview Aron Coleite, the Executive Producer and writer of Netflix’s new apocalyptic show “Daybreak.” We also discuss how streamers are taking films from theaters and how that impacts writers, Tom’s latest Masterclass update, film festival fiascos and how to avoid them, and fellowship deadline changes of which you should be aware. Writers Group Therapy – Session 103 – Daybreak Writer EP Aron Eli Coleite – More Streamers – Festival Fiascos – WGA vs Studios – Fellowship Deadlines – Masterclass Show Notes: Aron Eli Coleite:https://twitter.com/AronColeitehttps://www.instagram.com/aronelicoleiteDaybreak streams on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80197462 Daybreak Social: https://twitter.com/daybreak https://www.instagram.com/daybreakhttps://www.facebook.com/DaybreakNetflixSeriesDaybreak Writers: https://twitter.com/daybreakwr The Only Podcast Left – On Spotify (You can also listen to Writers Group Therapy on Spotify BTW! https://open.spotify.com/show/2ZHn83CLXcDJ7ubQgKKRPZ?si=gXfZALkrQ6SeotUdsBvTNA) CAPE – Coalition of Asian Pacifics in EntertainmentFilm Festival Strategies – Session #56Masterclass: https://www.masterclass.com

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Session 102 - Are streamers killing the original pilot. MoviePass is dead, maybe. Oscar Contenders. TikTok and Hollywood

Session #102 – RIP Original Specs – MoviePass Dead? – Early Oscar Contenders – TikTok, Hollywood and Will Smith

With HBO Max (Warner Bros.) and Disney+ pulling their branded films and shows behind their walled-off kingdoms, will networks, and theaters, see more original spec scripts filling their screens? Also, MoviePass is dead, finally…or not? Early Oscar contenders. TikTok as a new place to source talent…and Will Smith.  Writers Group Therapy – Session 102 – RIP Original Specs – MoviePass Dead? – Early Oscar Contenders – TikTok and Will Smith SHOW NOTES:MoviePass to Shut DownMoviePass Gets Takeover Offer from Former CEOTikTok Stars Spark Interest in Hollywood

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