Interview with Zimran Jacob

Session #137 – Zimran Jacob, Screenwriter & “Punisher” Showrunner’s Assistant

In this session, we talk with Zimran Jacob, writer and showrunner’s assistant on shows including “Narcos,” “The Punisher,” and “Hannibal.” He delves into his path to becoming a writer and what it takes to be an effective showrunner’s assistant. SHOW NOTES:Zimran on:Twitter: https://twitter.com/zimranjacobInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/zimmydreamsofmoviesIMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5900463/ UCLA Extension Writing ProgramScript AnatomyRoadmap WritersWAN Writers Workshop

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We're Back! Season 5

Session #136: We’re back! Or “I Know What You Did Last Summer”

Rachanee and Tom are back from their pandemic Summer breaks with updates on what they and the industry have been up to and what’s coming next. SHOW NOTES:Listen to Rachanee on “Two Book Bitches” Listen to Tom talk James Cameron’s “The Abyss” with Sam Gasch on the Ideal Remake podcast “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 Tom’s word game for Android and iOS – Wordcursion: http://www.wordcursion.comTom plays games on TwitchTom’s Twitch avatar artist: CandyHidra PNGTuber Artist

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Horror Writer Jason Goldberg

Session #132 – Jason Goldberg – Rising Star Horror Writer and Producer

Rising star writer/producer Jason Goldberg discusses his career development and writing process. His new film “Stay Out of the F***ing Attic” is streaming on Shudder and his name is on The Launch Pad Young & Hungry List and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List. SHOW NOTES: Find Jason online onFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscottgoldberg83IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2661125Shudder: https://www.shudder.com About Jason: Jason Goldberg is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America with over 100 hours of original programming to his name. Horror is his genre of choice and has 15 completed feature screenplays and 3 television series that have placed in top writing competitions, including Nicholl, Final Draft’s Big Break and Screencraft Horror. Jason landed on The Launch Pad’s Young & Hungry List (2018), The Launch Pad’s Hit List (2018), and ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch List in 2019. He sold “Stay Out of the F*cking Attic” to Top Dead Center Films, which will be hitting Shudder in Q1 2021 and his Hit List script, “Flatwoods” will be going into production summer 2021, with Andy Palmer attached to direct. He’s currently producing a cosmic horror film with a-list talent attached, while pushing his own material. 

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Interview with Jeff Deverett

Session #129 – Writing movies for the streaming market with writer/producer/director Jeff Deverett.

We speak with writer, producer and director Jeff Deverett about writing movies for the growing streaming market and how his experience, as a lawyer and distributor helped in producing seven movies and distributing three of them on Netflix. Jeff Deverett is a producer, director, writer, and actor known for Full Out 2: You Got This! (2020), ism (2019), The Samuel Project (2018), Kiss & Cry (2017), Full Out (2015), King of the Camp (2008) and My Brother’s Keeper (2004). Jeff’s successful film and TV career began with distribution with New World Entertainment, Astral Communications, Anchor Bay Entertainment and his own company, Deverett Media Group. SHOW NOTES:Deverettmedia.com: https://www.deverettmedia.comHow To Get A Movie On Netflix – Jeff Deverett

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Weird American Film & TV Tropes

Session #121 – Weird American Film & TV Tropes

American movies and TV shows are watched around the world, but to others, we do some weird stuff. For this lighter session, we analyze the depiction of Americans in entertainment based on the Buzzfeed list “37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American.” Show Notes:Buzzfeed article 37 Things Americans Do In Movies/TV Shows That Truly Confuse Non-American

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