September? Already?

Holy Earth, Wind and Fire… it’s already September?  I can’t believe I haven’t posted since July.  How’s everything with you? On August 17, YouTube Red launched FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: EXPERIMENT 88, an original series I served on as Supervising Producer earlier in the year. Just last week, I started work on a new showContinue reading “September? Already?”

Teaching REALITY TV / UFVA Wrapup

Last night’s banquet at the Omni Parker House marks the end of my very first UFVA conference. While the panels, lunches, coffee meetings and dinner cruise were memorable, I’ll perhaps remember best the most unnerving moment of the week. A college professor who’d stopped by my publisher’s table was asked what she taught.  “Film andContinue reading “Teaching REALITY TV / UFVA Wrapup”

Media Schools: Not Teaching Reality TV? Why Not?

As the UFVA 2011 Conference draws nearer, I’m already trying to figure out why so many schools that teach writing for television and film aren’t teaching writing for reality television.  Maybe it’s because most resources in print are hopelessly centered on creating an original series instead of the more practical approach to working as aContinue reading “Media Schools: Not Teaching Reality TV? Why Not?”

Educators: Find me at UFVA 2011 in Boston August 3-6

It’s my pleasure to announce that I’ll be a panelist at UFVA11: The Future of Media Education at Emerson College in Boston on Thursday, August 4 at 1:30 in Walker 310 as part of MWP’s Jump Start Your Career and Make Your Scripts More Saleable, Too. I’ll also be attending the picnic and closing nightContinue reading “Educators: Find me at UFVA 2011 in Boston August 3-6”