Mary Feuer (lonelygirl15), Jonathan Robert Kaplan (JAG), and Rob Kutner (The Daily Show) are all writers contributing to a new Internet outlet for short-form films.
Writer/Director Joss Whedon is experimenting with alternative funding models. His Internet-only miniseries, “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,” is available online for free through Sunday, July 20.
To support the Writers Strike, members of the Writers Guild Of America (WGA) created some artsy Public Service Announcements featuring A-list Screen Actors Guild talent. The campaign—”Speechless”—was created by George Hickenlooper and Alan Sereboff, and the short black-and-white videos have now been released into the wilds of YouTube.
As someone with a Piagetian view children as domain props, I can respect Neal Pollack’s ability to see his profession through the eyes of his kid. This is a video meme the Makice’s could have some fun producing. Archie has told me on several occasions that he believes I go to campus to play with cars and playdoh, just like he does at his school.
Joss Whedon is a talented person. He writes. He directs. He produces. He even, well, sings (or at least composes). He is also showing solidarity for his peers currently on strike, even though the action likely means cancellation of current television shows and could kill a future deal of his own to return powerful snarky women back to primetime.