In the latest edition of the Writers Guild podcast, 3rd and Fairfax, we hear about the new direction TV shows are taking -- heading online. The online world was a major issue in the last WGA strike, and though the studios and AMPTP corporations were insisting that the Internet was all new-fangled and too distant to worry about or deal with, the writers understood that the reality was otherwise. (And understood too that the companies knew that.)
So, what we have here are writers David Slack and Joelle Garfinkel discuss about converting Joelle's drama pilot, Cam Girls, into a web series. Also, for those interested in the inner-working of the Guild (something that isn't always the case with Guild members themselves, though can be interesting and important, depending on the area, there's a conversation with the head of the Guild's Diversity Department, Tery Lopez.
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
Feedspot Badge of Honor