5 Writers chosen for Universal’s First-Ever Emerging Writers Fellowship

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Universal Pictures has announced the five writers who have been selected to participate in the studio’s inaugural Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship, which is aimed at identifying and cultivating emerging voices in storytelling and screenwriting .

Universal’s co-presidents of production Peter Cramer and Jeffrey Kirschenbaum, who will oversee the participants, announced that the 2014-2015 fellows are Chandus T. Jackson, Margaret Rose Lester, Steve Martinez, Ivy Pruss and Saila Reyes. 

The application process included multiple writing submissions and interviews with the official selection committee. More than 700 hopefuls applied. After reading the first 500 eligible scripts, the selection committee narrowed the field to 13 finalists who met in Los Angeles for interviews and meetings before the top five were chosen.  read article

AGENTS OF SHIELD/THOR: THE DARK WORLD Crossover Coming

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by Team TVWriter™ Press Service

Here’s the scoop, straight from the Marvel P.R. peeps:

After Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” hits theaters November 8, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will feel the repercussions November 19 with an all-new episode! [Exclamation point Marvel’s, of course!]

The episode, titled, THE WELL, takes place right after THOR: THE DARK WORLD ends, which means, we suppose, that we, the loving, eager audience, have like a ten day window in which to see THOR:TDW so we know what the bloody hell is going on. According to Marvel’s synopsis, the episode is about Coulson and his crew having to pick up the pieces of whatever funkiness went down with Thor and the Gods, with one of Coulson’s cronies in danger of being, um, “destroyed.” read article

Ever Wonder What Network Press Releases Look Like?

Well, here’s one we got yesterday:

Hello and a Happy Monday to you!

With the adventures of DEXTER and HOMELAND continuing last night, there’s a whole lot more in store for us to chat about this week! read article