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Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 07-12-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 467
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: A New Podcast?

If your friends want or need any podcasting advice I'd be happy to talk to them about anything, recording, editing, hosting, etc. DM me for contact info.

__________________

I'm assuming that most...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 07-11-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,118
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Residuals???

This episode of 3rd & Fairfax (http://3rdandfairfax.libsyn.com/8-ts-nowlin-and-the-residuals-dept) has a discussion with the residuals department.

HTH,
.
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 07-11-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 467
Posted By KitchonaSteve
A New Podcast?

Another thread veered into the realm of podcasts and I posted the following:

Which was followed by this response:

And then...

So here we are. What say you?
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 07-11-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,118
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Residuals???

Totally agree.
Forum: Screenwriting 07-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 736
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: What is a hook and do I need one?

I agree with this, and what Bono has written. Hook is more a term of art than a hard and fast definition in screenwriting. It can mean different things to different people depending largely on...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 07-11-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,118
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Podcasts

This might be worthy of a new thread, but for those who would be interested in a podcast aimed at pre-pro screenwriters what would you want it to consist of? As most of you know, I do a bit of...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 06-23-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,534
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: WGA Rejects latest ATA Offer - Revenue Sharing Off the Table

Not quite the case. It depends on the member's status. Only Current Members can vote in elections and authorizations. Other types of status are:
Associate - Writer who has earned points towards...
Forum: Writing TV 06-20-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: A couple (not very) random questions?

I worked on an independently produced tweener sitcom, The Wannabes Starring Savvy. The process that produced it started in 2007 and concluded with 26 episodes sold around the world and ran on Starz...
Forum: Writing TV 05-15-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: How do such bad shows get on TV?

The two comedies are multi-cams. I've seen "Scorpion" but haven't watched it enough or am sufficiently conversant with hour length shows to offer any decent opinions. One of the issues might have to...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 05-09-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Had a bit to drink. Bear with me

As a counterpoint:

My previous agent signed me just after a bad ankle injury. He was using a cane at my first lunch with him. He made a push for me, but a few weeks after that he had corrective...
Forum: Writing TV 05-09-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: How do such bad shows get on TV?

Just to add to the Parks & Recreation/Mike Schur discussion...

In this interview with Mike Schur (http://3rdandfairfax.libsyn.com/ep-61-mike-schur), he discusses the adjustment the writers made...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 04-26-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Agencies' Fight with Writers May Impact IPO

In our last negotiations with the AMPTP 3rd & Fairfax devoted an entire episode...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 04-05-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: "Hollywood talent agencies have a business model rife with conflicts of interest"

And no sooner did I post the above, Deadline.com posted this:
https://deadline.com/2019/04/wga-12-smaller-non-ata-agencies-sign-statement-of-support-for-guild-1202589435/
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 04-05-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: "Hollywood talent agencies have a business model rife with conflicts of interest"

The two main points are Packaging fees and affiliated production entities, both are serious conflicts of interest that makes a mockery of an agent's legally required fiduciary mandate.

They have...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Credit

Having the title page correctly represent all the writers involved is important, which is something Lesley Mackey discussed in Ep. 19...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-16-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Credit

Congrats!

The following two links to 3rd & Fairfax have discussions about credits from the head of the Credits Dept. at the Guild. Both interviews are at the top of each podcast.

3rd & Fairfax:...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-27-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Who went to USC or UCLA?

Also, I forgot to mention that Lew Hunter's book might be worth taking a look at. He was teaching screenwriting when I was at UCLA. I didn't take any classes with him, but friends who did really...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 01-26-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: WGA Veterans Writing Project

Yes. I was on the coaching end of it, and I'm also a veteran. It's a great program. I've known several people as part of my involvement with Veterans in Media and Entertainment (VME)...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 01-25-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Who went to USC or UCLA?

I was a Bruin, and here are my recommendations.

Two from Howard Suber - “The Power of Film” & “Letters to Young Filmmakers: Creativity & Getting Your Films Made”

Howard was my favorite film...
Forum: Writers & Scripts 12-27-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Animated Title Sequence in Script

I feel compelled to chime in about knowing off the top of my head that Troop Beverly Hills has an animated title sequence. When I was in college we screened it for a comedy class, and I remember...
Forum: Writers & Scripts 12-27-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Animated Title Sequence in Script

I kinda doubt the title sequences were written into the screenplays, but off the top of my head...

The Pink Panther Movies
Troop Beverly Hills
Deadpool
Catch Me If You Can


HTH,
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 12-24-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Luck With Agents?

I got signed by an agent via Virtual Pitchfest, standard VPF query with one of my pilots. Ultimately he was mostly an indie film guy and was looking for TV. He had TV contacts, but mostly at the...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-12-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,372
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: To Live In LA

A modification/retraction to my $1500 number. I assumed that number from a friend who was recently looking for a roommate to share a two bedroom apartment with for $750/month. It turns out she was...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-07-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,372
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: To Live In LA

The neighborhood's a little on the dodgy side, and that's why I added the '+'.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-06-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By KitchonaSteve
Re: Bad in a Room

What the good Professor said, and to help in that regard I've found that improv classes can help with pitching as well as character and dialogue.
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