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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Weird American Film & TV Tropes

Session #121 – Weird American Film & TV Tropes

American movies and TV shows are watched around the world, but to others, we do some weird stuff. For this lighter session, we analyze the depiction of Americans in entertainment based on the Buzzfeed list “37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American.” Show Notes:Buzzfeed article 37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American

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Author and Screenwriter Libby Ward

Session #120 – Interview with Libby Ward – Award-Winning Comedy Writer & Author of “Luchadoremice”

In this session, we interview Libby Ward, the author of the bilingual children’s book “Luchadoremice,” which she also illustrated, and discuss her work writing for TV (“Be Cool, Scooby Doo!”, “Sex Sent Me to the ER,” and “Q Wunder”), and her other many talents! SHOW NOTES:Sneaky Varmint (Libby’s Website): http://www.sneakyvarmint.com“Luchadoremice”: http://www.luchadormice.comLibby on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sneakyvarmintLibby on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sneakyvarmint

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