This week, Craig and John discuss recent events that seem custom-designed to make Craig furious.
An anonymous screenwriter promises to tell you the secrets of Hollywood, including the unspoken dress code. A London-based film production company wants to buy your script — but they want you to pay for some notes first.
But it’s not all bad news. The WGA East has organized the writers at Gawker, so we talk about why and whether it’s a good idea. We also look at GLAAD’s latest report on LGBT representative in feature films.
- RSVP here for the April 25 WGAw screenings of Ghost and Jacob’s Ladder, featuring a Q+A with Bruce Joel Rubin moderated by John August, and follow John on Twitter where he will let you know if tickets are released for non-WGA members
- Gawker Media Editorial Staff Welcomed by WGAe
- Scriptnotes, 193: How writing credits work
- LA Times on Ron Bass and his in-house team
- The poster for The Harvest
- Meet Writer X
- The not-so-well-dressed screenwriter from johnaugust.com
- Tom Vu and Don Lapre on Wikipedia
- Stage32 discussion on iFilm Group
- The Paris Gold Ring Scam
- GLAAD’s 2015 Studio Responsibility Index
- More on Internet Neologisms: Rage Quitting is a Thing by Chi Luu
- Kano is a computer you build and code yourself
- Outro by Scriptnotes editor Matthew Chilelli (send us yours!)
You can download the episode here: AAC | mp3.
UPDATE 4-24-15: The transcript of this episode can be found here.