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TV Surf Report: Live from Beautiful Downtown Burbank, Surf’s Up at ScriptFest 2017

    Santa Monica, CA — Emerging Writers from all over the world converge on beautiful downtown Burbank each year in June for LA’s premiere screenwriting conference, Script Fest, aka, The Pitch Fest. And I was there. To consult. To brainstorm. … Continue reading

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TV Pilot Season 2015: Networks Re-Boot Old Series As Audiences Give This Season’s New Series The Boot

            Santa Monica, CA —  I both love and hate the idea of re-booting an old series.  It’s a worthy strategy, though, and one the studios and networks pursue annually with a high failure rate.  There are lots … Continue reading

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TV Pilot Season 2015: Hollywood Adapts! Publishers Rejoice As Original Scripts Take Back Seat To Adaptations

Santa Monica, CA — At last count, 43 of this year’s crop of television pilots are adaptations of popular works, and not just books. Comics, documentaries, song catalogs, telenovelas, video games, magazine articles and digital novels are getting some network love, as well. … Continue reading

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