Our guest this session is screenwriter, YouTuber, and podcaster Tyler Mowery who recently rebranded his YouTube Channel with 266,000 subscribers as “Top Development.” We talk about Tyler’s journey, process and script consultant services. SHOW NOTES:Listen Now
Session #166 – CreAItors
Our future AI overlords have made significant progress since our last episode about AI (Session #134 – Artificial Intelligence in Hollywood). We talk Buzzfeed replacing writers with chatbots, DnD OGL and AI dungeon masters, ChatGPT and its screenwriting skills and more. SHOW NOTES:Listen Now
Session #164 – Hello, 2023!
In this session, we talk our writing goals for 2023, the latest news including the WGA prepping for contract negotiations, Twitch payout cuts, COVID in Hollywood, Moviepass’ resurrection, and more. SHOW NOTES:Listen Now
Session #161 – Is Hollywood Imploding?
It’s been a rough few weeks across Hollywood at studios such as Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, G4 and others. From layoffs to total shutdowns, we take a look at recent turmoil and how it might affect writers. SHOW NOTES:Listen Now
Session #156 – “Estate Planning for Writers” with author Matt Buchman
As writers, we struggle to get our work written, sold, and produced our whole careers. What we don’t hardly ever think about is, what happens after we’re gone? Our writing doesn’t stop being valuable, but who is going to take over managing it and, hopefully, continue to reap the benefits of our creativity for the length of our copyright? We discuss this with best-selling novelists Matt Buchman, writer of “Estate Planning for Writers” based on his own experiences. SHOW NOTES:Matt Buchman’s Website: http://www.mlbuchman.comListen Now
Session #148 – Amazon closes MGM deal. What it means for screenwriters
Amazon has closed its deal to by MGM that it announced in May 2021. How will the purchase of the 98 year old studio impact Amazon Prime, Hollywood, consumers and, of course, writers.Listen Now
Session #141 – Old Year/New Year – End of Year Wrap Up
In this session, we look at the years behind and ahead and talk about how the industry has changed and where it’s going, our past goals, accomplishments, and future plans. SHOW NOTES:“Heir of Amber and Fire” is the first book in Rachanee’s Kingdom Legacy series.Available online at these e-bookstores: https://books2read.com/rachaneeOn Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736181114 Wordcursion: http://www.wordcursion.comTom on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/zumonchurockaListen Now
Session #139 – Interview with “Eternals” Screenwriting Team Kaz & Ryan Firpo
This session, we chat with cousins Kaz and Ryan Firpo who teamed up as screenwriters and filmmakers and discuss their separate journeys, writing Marvel’s “Eternals” and their other upcoming projects.Listen Now
Session #138 – A Moving Interview with Tom
The end of an era. Tom is leaving Los Angeles and heading back to Cleveland, Ohio. We discuss his nine years in Hollywood, what he accomplished, learned, and what he’s taking with him to continue screenwriting outside of Tinsel Town.Listen Now
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.Listen Now