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TV Writer Podcast 084 – Francis Tapon (Unseen Africa)

Author, Harvard MBA grad and world-renowned backpacker Francis Tapon is on a 4-year journey to all 54 African countries. How can he turn this into a 4-season TV series? By going a non-traditional route, of course! The TV landscape continues to divide into thousands of channels, and it seems there’s a...

Writers on the Web: Interview with Brian Beacock, Creator of Web Series “Acting Dead”

Actor, writer, producer, and musician Brian Beacock exemplifies the can-do, go-getting, nothing’s-gonna-stand-in-my-way attitude that I love about web series creators. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Beacock moved to Los Angeles after completing the the National Tour of Les Miserables, and has since created a diverse career in voiceover (over...

Writers on the Web: Mapping Your Destination and Branding, Part 2 – Interview with creators of “Misdirected”

By Rebecca Norris I recently had the good fortune to be introduced to a wonderful new web series, Misdirected, which was an Official Selection of last month’s HollyShorts Film Festival in Hollywood.  Since my film On Becoming A Man was also featured in the festival, I got to run into the show’s writer and director, Marion Kerr,...

Spit Takes: Writing Short and Funny for the Internet

Given that I’ve written material for some of the biggest players on the Internet, I’d like to impart some advice on what it takes to write a successful web video. Keep in mind that I’m not talking about writing a web series. I’m talking about writing those short videos you see...