John and Craig examine how and why it can be necessary to collapse scenes in a rewrite.
They also follow-up on returning to production, portrayals of police on screen and assistant pay.We then welcome Michelle Amor, Hilliard Guess, and Bianca Sams — co-chairs of the WGA West’s Committee of Black Writers — to discuss how Hollywood needs to change the way it hires and promotes Black writers.
Finally, in our bonus segment for premium members, we talk about the return of professional sportsball.
WGA West Committee of Black Writers Call on Hollywood to Revolutionize the Way Our Industry Hires Writers Immersive Light Field Video with a Layered Mesh Representation Stella & Chewy’s Freeze-Dried Raw Marie’s Magical Dinner Dust for Dogs Hilliard Guess on Twitter Bianca Sams on Twitter Michelle Amor on Twitter Get a Scriptnotes T-shirt! John August on Twitter Craig Mazin on Twitter John on Instagram Outro by Matthew Chilelli (send us yours!) Scriptnotes is produced by Megana Rao and edited by Matthew Chilelli. Email us at email@example.com
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