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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How to Write Personal Statements

Session #45 – Writing Personal Statements

Have you ever been confronted by the dreaded “personal statement,” required with many screenwriting fellowships or contest? Do you hate writing…about yourself? In this week’s session, we break down what to include, and what not to include, in your personal statement. SHOW NOTES: None this episode

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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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Session #27 – Screenwriting Contests, Fellowships & Festivals

It’s that time again! No, not Spring, well, yeah, almost, but here on Writers Group Therapy it’s Screenwriting Contest, Fellowship and Festival season. Now is the time you should be getting your spec scripts done to submit to the big fellowships in May and June as well as the other screenwriting contests and festivals. We discuss what, when and how to write in this week’s session. SHOW NOTES: Warner Bros. Writing Fellowship – Writers on the Verge – (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Fellowship – Writing Program – more on the WGA Industry Diversity Writing Programs, Conferences and Festivals page –

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