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

Listen Now
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

Listen Now
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

Listen Now
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

Listen Now
Session 83 - What's Happening In Hollywood

Session #83 – What’s Happening In Hollywood?

The past few months in Hollywood have been CRAZY! In today’s session, we discuss what’s going on between the WGA (Writers Guild of America) and the ATA (Association of Talents Agents), the college admissions scandal and the stars caught up in the sting, the dumping on Netflix by the Academy, actors and directors, and Disney’s takeover of 20th Century Fox. Writers Group Therapy – Session 83 – What’s Happening In Hollywood? SHOW NOTES: Hollywood Reporter: As Academy Confronts Netflix Question…Hollywood Reporter: Over 7,000 Writers Fire Their Agents…Hollywood Reporter: As Layoffs Arrive, Disney and Fox Staff Voice FrustrationsHollywood Reporter: College Admissions Scandal Sparks Hollywood Panic…

Listen Now
Tom's Adventures In Wonder Con

Session 82 – Tom’s Adventures in Wonder Con

Wonder Con, produced in the Spring in Anaheim, California by the same company that produces San Diego Comic Con (i.e. the mothership of all comic cons), provides opportunities for writers to network and learn, as well as have a lot of fun. Tom shares his experiences from his trip to Wonder Con 2019 in this week’s session. Writers Group Therapy – Session 82 – Tom’s Adventures in Wonder Con SHOW NOTES:Wonder Con Website: https://www.comic-con.org/wca

Listen Now

Welcome!

Welcome to the Writers Group Therapy website, your companion to the Writers Group Therapy Podcast. Subscribe here to keep up on our latest episodes, links to cool resources and share you writers block horror stories with us.

Listen Now