Scripts & Scribes

Scripts & Scribes

The free writing resource website created for writers, by writers.

Episodes

October 7, 2022 63 min

S&S Live (Episode 50): We chat with lit manager/producer/co-founder of Heroes & Villains Markus Goerg and his client, screenwriter/TV writer/producer JJ Bailey about the development process, breaking into the industry, the client/rep relationship and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/vBbpejI98TI


Scheduled to attend:

Markus Goerg

Twitter: @MGoerg

JJ Bailey

Twitter: @JJBailey22


Mor...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 49): We chat with actor, writer, director, producer Heather Matarazzo (WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, THE PRINCESS DIARIES, THE L WORD, GREY'S ANATOMY, NOW AND AGAIN, SCREAM)  about script reading from an actor's POV, attracting cast to a script, story development and creating memorable characters and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/Sh1LeyZKZ0Q


Scheduled to attend:

Heat...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 48): We chat with showrunner, writer, producer Steven Maeda (ONE PIECE, LOST, CSI: MIAMI, X-FILES) about developing established IP into a TV series, adapting manga to live action, juggling fan expectations vs. network and story requirements, staffing stories and advice and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/c7qNns_Pocw


Scheduled to attend:

Steven Maeda - showrunner, writer, p...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 47): We chat with showrunner, writer, producer, director David H. Steinberg (NO GOOD NICK, THE SIMPSONS, AMERICAN PIE 2, PUSS IN BOOTS) about socializing as a TV writer, all about staffing, developing and pitching TV series and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/OTF7AmQweXQ


Scheduled to attend:

David H. Steinberg - showrunner, writer, producer, director

Twitter: @DavidHSt...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 46):  We chat with lit manager and producer Hillary Levi of the Gotham Group about working with clients to develop, write and sell projects, buying and selling IP, signing new clients and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/nX2qTttZJQM


Scheduled to attend:

Hillary Levi - Lit Manager & Producer, The Gotham Group

Twitter: @HillaryLevi


More great screenwriting and indust...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 45): We chat with showrunner, writer, producer Mike Royce (EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, ENLISTED, ONE DAY AT A TIME) about breaking into the writers' room, the differences and similarities of writing jokes for sitcoms vs. stand up, how TV and comedy have changed and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/p0kQjMCMy2E


Scheduled to attend:

Mike Royce - showrunner, writer, producer

T...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 44):  We chat with lit manager and producer Peter Katz of Story Driven about creating IP to sell stories, working with a manager on developing story ideas and concepts, taking your screenplay to the next level with your rep and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/zpp_reR_EHY


Scheduled to attend:

Peter Katz - Lit Manager & Producer, Story Driven

Twitter: @PeterKatz1


Mo...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 43): We chat with script consultant, founder of The Professional Pen and former development and programming exec at SYFY, Shannan E. Johnson about the process of selling a pitch, script or pilot, genres that attract more attention with buyers vs contests, how to handle notes and feeback, common mistakes newer writers make and much more!


WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/jZdDyRvmwq0


Sch...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 42):  Audience favorite, lit manager and producer John Zaozirny of Bellevue Productions returns and we'll be chatting about the importance of writing with intention, if Zoom meetings will continue long term, why execs love high concept ideas, the minimum number of pages a rep reads in a submission, the average timeline to break a new writer, social media advantages and pitfalls and much more!


WATCH a VIDE...

Mark as Played
September 26, 2022 98 min

S&S Live (Episode 41): 2022 Season Premiere - Join the first Scripts & Scribes livestream Q&A of 2022 with lit manager Daniel Seco of Empirical Evidence. We'll be chatting signing with your first rep, writing a great query, what level you need to place in a screenplay competition to attract any attention, attaching talent to scripts, what spec scripts from first time writers sell for these days and much more!


WATCH...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 40): It's our last live stream episode of 2021 and a big one! Join us to celebrate with the Bellevue Productions crew for landing 9 scripts on this year's Annual Black List! They were #1 on the management side, with the same number of writers on The Black List as #1 agency, CAA.  

WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/4-mOAAcp0IU 

Scheduled to attend: 

Bellevue Lit Reps- 

John Zaozir...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 39): Meet the Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer Ryan Cunningham of Anonymous Content.  

WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/G2Iwx0yhPCE

More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/  

Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E 

and Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scriptsandscribes  

Stay up to date on Social Media: 

Twi...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 38): Writer Q&A w/ TV Writer Aadip Desai (THE GOLDBERGS), 2020 BAFTA Breakthrough Artist, Sundance Institute advisor and 2019 Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship Alum.  

Aadip on Twitter: https://twitter.com/aadip 

WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/Sn-PF7m-Umc

More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/ 

Join us on Discord: https://discord....

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 37): Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer John Zaozirny of Bellevue Productions.  J

ohn's back again for his final appearance of 2021 on the S&S podcast!  

John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnzaozirny  

WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/r5hr-zWYacQ

More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/  

Join us on Discord: https...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 36): Meet the Manager Q&A w/ lit manager and producer Jason Lubin of First Story Entertainment!  

How do you get a lit manager to represent you? Do lit reps really read queries and how often to they actually request to read spec scripts? What do you put in a query letter and what should you leave out?  We'll get A's to all those Q"s and more! Join the live stream!  

First Story Ent. on Twitter:...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 35): Writer Q&A w/ screenwriter Chris Sparling (writer of GREENLAND starring Gerard Butler, LAKEWOOD with Naomi Watts, THE SEA OF TREES for Gus Van Sant and Matthew McConaughey, BURIED with Ryan Reynolds and many more)!  

Ever wonder what it's like to write for A-list talent? Do you hope to write and direct? How do you get a movie sold to Netflix? We'll ask Chris all these questions, so join the li...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 34): Meet the Manager w/ lit manager Jeff Portnoy of Bellevue Productions.  

Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jeff_Portnoy  

WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/kew-CAqBb50 

More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/  

Join us on Discord: https://discord.com/invite/wey4e6E 

and Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scriptsandscribes  

Stay ...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 33): Writer Q&A w/ writer (Syfy's DEADLY CLASS), co-chair WGA's Committee of Black Writers and host of Screenwriter's Rant Room & WGAw podcast, Hiliard Guess!  

Hilliard on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hilliardguess  

WATCH a VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/AlgwhlxJ5gk

More great screenwriting and industry interviews and resources: http://scriptsandscribes.com/  

Join us on...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 31): Screenplay competition reader and Writers' Assistant Q&A with Alison Golub (Writers' Assistant on Disney+'s JUST BEYOND).   Did you ever wonder who actually reads your screenplay when you enter a competition? What makes some scripts stand out and others fall flat? Do they really only read the first ten pages and stop if they don't like it?  Ever wonder what a writers' assistant...

Mark as Played

S&S Live (Episode 31): Meet the Manager Q&A with Marc Manus of World Builder Entertainment. What does he look for in prospective clients? What kind of material is he looking to develop and produce? All your representation and industry questions will be answered. Join the live stream chat! 

Marc on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/ManagerMarc 

WATCH the VIDEO version of this Episode:  https://youtu.be/A6-5us-WLvQ 

More great sc...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Around the NFL

    NFL.com's "Around the NFL" crew (Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler) break down the latest football news, with a dash of mirth.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    Morbid

    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2023 iHeartMedia, Inc.