The Scripts & Scribes Social is a casual chat podcast featuring interviews with top industry professionals sharing and opining on current issues and topics that interest writers of creative mediums - film, TV, comics, books and video games.
Scripts & Scribes Social #15 w/J. Holtham
1:07:14In this episode of the S&S Social we speak with SUPERGIRL and JESSICA JONES writer/producer J. Holtham about the Black Lives Matter movement, diversity in writers' rooms, racism in Hollywood, writing meaningful and responsible characters of color and much more. Note: This episode was recorded a few weeks ago but the content is just as important today as it was when we taped it. Quote of the day: " In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist. " - Angela Davis #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor #ICantBreathe J. Holtham on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jholtham Scripts & Scribes website: https://www.scriptsandscribes.com/ LINKS for things discussed in episode: Brooklyn Freedom Fund (Brooklyn Community Bail Fund): https://brooklynbailfund.org/ Breonna Taylor Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/9v4q2-justice-for-breonna-taylor Sorry To Bother You (Hulu ): http://www.hulu.com/watch/1368208
Scripts & Scribes Social #14 w/ Scott Carr
1:18:05Scripts & Scribes Social #14 w/ Scott Carr: We chat with lit manager and producer Scott Carr about when Hollywood will be back up and running again and what it will look like, how he and his clients are operating in the time of Covid-19 and we break down and evaluate some more loglines in-depth.
Scripts & Scribes Social #13 w/ Christopher Lockhart
1:23:31Scripts & Scribes Social #13 w/ Christopher Lockhart: We chat with Christopher Lockhart of WME all about loglines! What they’re use for and why they’re important? What makes a good one? And we break down and evaluate a handful of submitted loglines and offer critiques.
Scripts & Scribes Social #12 w/ Daniel Seco
1:11:12Scripts & Scribes Social #12 w/ Daniel Seco: We chat with lit manager and producer Daniel Seco of Schemers Entertainment about how the coronavirus pandemic and industry shutdown has affected his clients, go over a bunch of loglines and offer feedback and suggestions on how to improve them.
Scripts & Scribes Social #11 w/ Mike Green
1:02:07Scripts & Scribes Social #11 w/ Mike Green: We chat with the Australian screenwriter/director of OUTBACK, Mike Green about how he financed his first feature film, shot a whole movie in ten days, managed to get distribution from Lionsgate and much more.
Scripts & Scribes Social #10 w/ Aaron Wiener
55:38Scripts & Scribes Social #10 w/ Aaron Wiener: We chat with TV writer & veteran support staffer Aaron Wiener (SYDNEY TO THE MAX, REVENGE, AP BIO) and he discusses his path from Florida to the writers’ room, writing and working in comedy vs drama and more! and much more.
Scripts & Scribes Social #9 w/ Brenden Gallagher
55:30Scripts & Scribes Social #9 w/ Brenden Gallagher: We chat with newly minted TV staff writer Brenden Gallagher and former writers’ and showrunner’s assistant (REVENGE, WARRIOR NUN) about how he landed his first staff writer position, advice for screenwriters interested in writing for TV, how you can figure out if a showrunner is the type who promotes from within and much more.
Scripts & Scribes Social #8 w/ Jamie Nash
1:01:11Scripts & Scribes Social #8 w/ Jamie Nash: We chat with with screenwriter Jamie Nash (V/H/S 2, Nickelodeon’s SANTA HUNTERS, THE DETOURIST for Amazon Studios): We talk about working as a screenwriter from outside of Los Angeles, what goes into a “general” meeting and tips for your first, we list the best horror and holiday movies and much more.
Scripts & Scribes Social #7 w/ Mark Blutman & John Keim
1:28:11Scripts & Scribes Social #7 w/ Mark Blutman & John Keim We chat with veteran TV writer/producer/director Mark Blutman (BOY MEETS WORLD, GIRL MEETS WORLD, GHOST WRITER) and ESPN writer/reporter John Keim to chat what it’s like working during the self isolation, gourmet quarantine dining PBJ straight from the jar, the best sports movies of all time and much more.
Scripts & Scribes Social #6 w/ Amy Thurlow
1:03:57Scripts & Scribes Social #6 w/ Amy Thurlow (writer and veteran Writer’s Asst, Script Coordinator, Showrunner’s Asst and WPA on shows such as GOSSIP GIRL, KRYPTON and SLEEPY HOLLOW): We talk about the different roles of various assistant and coordinator positions in the TV writers’ room, how she fights off procrastination, possibly converting her living room to a makeshift coffee shop in the new era of coronavirus and more.