Steven Smith is back for another interview!

Session #109 – Living and Working in Hollywood in Covid 19 times with Steven Smith

In this session, one of our favorite guests is back, screenwriter, producer, documentarian and author Steven Smith, to discuss working in Hollywood in Covid 19 lockdown times. Steven is a 4-Time Emmy nominee; producer and writer of over 200 documentaries for television, home video and other media. He has authored two books, his newest coming out in May, is the biography “Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood’s Most Influential Composer.” Writers Group Therapy – Session 109 – WGT Live – Author/Documentarian/Producer Steven Smith – Living and Working in Hollywood in Covid-19 times SHOW NOTES: This was recorded live via Zoom meeting and streamed on our Facebook page so the audio may be inconsistent. We are sorry for the inconvenience but we edited as best we could for your listening pleasure.

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Session 108 – WGT Live – Hollywood working virtually – Covid 19 vs Hollywood – WGA says no strike in May – Paradigm signs WGA agreement

In this session, we discuss writing about a crisis IN the middle of the crisis, increased copyright fees, Hollywood working virtually, WGA news, and more. Writers Group Therapy – Session 108 – WGT Live – Hollywood working virtually – Covid 19 vs Hollywood – WGA says no strike in May – Paradigm signs WGA agreement This special session was recorded live to Facebook. Watch the video at https://www.facebook.com/1576537085753881/videos/653104418858442 Show Notes:Writers Group Therapy on Podchaser.com: https://www.podchaser.com/WGTherapyCopyright Fee Schedule: https://www.copyright.gov/about/2020-fees.pdfScreencraft Virtual Screenwriting Summit: https://screencraft.org/virtualsummit/WGA May Work Under Expired Contract: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/writers-guild-may-work-under-expired-contract-won-t-seek-strike-vote-prior-expiration-1286326Paradigm Signs WGA Agreement: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/paradigm-signs-agreement-writers-guild-1286032Expat The Show: https://www.expattheshow.com/

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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 #93 - Should you write a reboot?

Session #93 – Should you write a reboot?

With studios more risk adverse to original ideas and seemingly rebooting anything under the sun, should you write a reboot? In today’s session, we discuss how writing reboots works for or against you in contests and pitches. Writers Group Therapy – Session 93 – Should you write a reboot? SHOW NOTES: Session #27 – Contest, Fellowships & FestivalsSession #79 – Is it a Sequel, a Remake, or a Rehash?

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