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 Jeff York

Producers At Comic-Con State Their Intention Not To Stray Too Far Into The Unknown

Producers At Comic-Con State Their Intention Not To Stray Too Far Into The Unknown

At Comic-Con in San Diego two weeks ago, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) mapped out all of the projects in their “Phase 4” for the next few years. What was surprising was how much of what they’ve got planned is for the small screen. As part of what they’re calling Disney+ series, a host of […]

 Jim

“The Biggest Misconception About The Film Industry Is That It Makes Sense” Says Chris Coggins, Manager At Heroes And Villains

“The Biggest Misconception About The Film Industry Is That It Makes Sense” Says Chris Coggins, Manager At Heroes And Villains

Chris Coggins’ film and TV experience spans development and production in the feature, television and digital space. She has worked for major companies including Escape Artists (Sony) and Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp. Coggins has landed at Heroes and Villains Management where she now represents writers, actors and directors. She shared her thoughts with Creative Screenwriting Magazine […]

 Jeff York

How the Film & TV Industry is Starting to Really Get Teens

How the Film & TV Industry is Starting to Really Get Teens

Hollywood has always had a difficult time portraying teenagers in an accurate manner. Granted, movies and television generally present fantastical lives of all kinds of people that don’t resemble anything close to reality. Actual doctors don’t get so intrinsically involved in their patients’ personal lives, cops don’t play elaborate cat and mouse games with suspects, […]

 Bill Taub

Scripted Audio Is Having Its Moment… Again

Scripted Audio Is Having Its Moment… Again

It’s said those who don’t learn from the past are doomed to repeat it. Well, we’re learning from the past and looking forward to repeating it. There’s a new game in town. Rather an old game. Really a ‘new old’ game. More precisely, a new old game rebranded as ‘scripted audio’ or ‘scripted podcasts’. What […]

 Jim

How Are TV Viewing Trends Changing The Way We Watch Television?

How Are TV Viewing Trends Changing The Way We Watch Television?

Creative Screenwriting Magazine attended this year’s Produced By Conference at Warner Bros. Studios. We attended a comprehensive panel discussion with some industry heavy hitters who decide what TV shows are greenlit and which aren’t. The panel comprised of Jenny Groom (NBC Entertainment), Amy Israel (Showtime), Peter Micelli (eOne), Nick Pepper (Legendary Television Studios) and Michael Thorn (FOX Entertainment). The Rise Of Digital Programming With […]