LB Answers Your Questions about Animation Writing

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Well, maybe not your questions, but those from a certain DP for sure. Here’s what he wrote:

I’m working on a half-hour animated show for the People’s Pilot. How should I gauge my Act lengths, or even my script as a whole? I’ve got a few THE SIMPSONS production scripts that read more

Celluloid Ceiling Report: No Progress in 16 Years for Women in Hollywood

Gender discrimination. Disgusting:

by Melissa Silverstein

missingEvery January for the past 16 years, people who care about women’s progress behind the scenes in the film industry have restlessly anticipated Dr. Martha Lauzen’s Celluloid Ceiling analysis of the top 250 domestic films during the previous year.

The read more

Hey, ARCHER Fans – How’re Ya Liking the Reboot?

The best action-comedy series on TV just got better. How could anybody not love ARCHER now that it’s – MIAMI VICE?

Whoa!

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For a long time The Simpsons was the fastest show on television. A combination of highly caffeinated, Harvard-educated show-offs in the writers’ room and read more

Peer Production: HELLA is Better than Its Title

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…Which ain’t bad at all, really.

Know how we keep telling you to move to L.A. if you want to write for TV? Well, here’s a show about people who’ve done just that. Yeppers, gang, the lid is off, the truth is out: It’s hell.

Oh well…

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Peggy Bechko: Writers Drawing The Line For Their Characters

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by Peggy Bechko

We, as people, have all kinds of values and codes we live by whether we’re fully aware of how we define them or not. There are things that just stick in our craws or rub us the wrong way. There are lines that can’t or won’t be crossed and places we don’t want to go. Beliefs we hold dear and read more