Session 103 - Interview with Aron Eli Coleite

Session #103 – Interview with Daybreak Writer/Executive Producer Aron Eli Coleite & More

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.

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In Other News

Session #59 – In Other News

Catch up with your writing therapists Rachanee and Tom as they discuss the latest news in the industry of which writers should be aware as well as from their own adventures in Hollywood. SHOW NOTES: Stream Writers Group Therapy on Spotify Reddit’s Screenwriting Sub-reddit (r/Screenwriting) KAPOW Intergalactic Film Fest LA Grip Wolves and Warriors National Hispanic Media Coalition Writers Showcase THR – Critic’s Notebook: Ranking the Streaming Services in Times of Confusion  Session #4 – Streaming Session #57 – The Rise of Subscription Movies & TV THR – TV Reboots May Be Losing Their Luster With Viewers (Exclusive Poll)  Session #46 – Remaking Nostalgia TV THR – As Talent Agencies Push to Own Content, Some Creators Cry Foul 

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Session #57 - The Rise of Subscription Movies & TV

Session #57 – The Rise of Subscription Movies & TV

First it was Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Then the TV and cable netowrks – HBO Now, Starz and CBS All Access. Then came MoviePass (R.I.P.), Sinemia and AMC’s A-List. DC Universe just launched and soon Apple and Disney will be OTT subscription services themselves. It seems EVERYONE is going to a subscription model. We discuss how the evolving film and TV markets effect writers in today’s session. SHOW NOTES:DC UniverseDisney Play – Everything We Know So FarApple’s Original TV ShowsSinemiaAMC Theaters

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Session #46 – Remaking Nostalgia Television

Everything old is new again…on TV! In the past year, and into the Fall season, reboots of “Magnum PI,” “Charmed,” “Murphy Brown,” “Lost in Space” and many others will hit flat screens everywhere. In this week’s session, we take a writer’s perspective on remaking nostalgic TV classics. SHOW NOTES:Deadline.com’s Fall 2018-19 Broadcast TV Schedule GridTVByTheNumbers Fall TV 2018 Every New Series…

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Protecting Your Rights

Session #43 – Protecting Your Rights

You wouldn’t write a brilliant screenplay or TV pilot and then just give it away, would you? We discuss protecting your rights as a writer in this session of Writers Group Therapy, and look at how to protect your work when you submit it to agents, managers, contests and fellowships. SHOW NOTES: None this episode

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Building Your Team

Session #42 – Building Your Team

Screenwriting isn’t the solitary endeavor people often think it is. It takes a team. In Session 42, we discuss who you need on your team, when to bring them on and where you might find them. SHOW NOTES: None this episode.

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