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In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Noah Findling (The New York Times, Comedy Central).
 
What Women* Want is a comedy conversation podcast where comedians talk about, and find the funny in, the misadventures, misunderstandings and misogyny involved in being a woman. Hosted by Amy Annette and featuring different comedians and topics each time. (Contains little to no Mel Gibson) Upcoming guests in the series include; Rose Matafeo, Sara Pascoe, Lolly Adefope, Aisling Bea, Desiree Burch, Josie Long, Mae Martin, Bisha K Ali, Nish Kumar, James Acaster, Phil Wang and many more... Recor ...
 
Join us for a compact, easily digestible chat about contemporary photography in Wales, the UK and beyond. Think of it as a chat with a photo-friend over a coffee! Focussing mainly on documentary photography, we outline calls for entry, new photo books, exhibitions and have a chat with one of our photo-buddies in each carefully-packaged podcast that won't have you committed for the length of a feature film.
 
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After months of tracking Tessa Coates’ pilot Primates, we were so happy to finally get it on the pod last week. If you haven’t listen to it yet, get on it! Andrew caught up with Tessa in this week’s episode to discuss the rollercoaster ride her pilot went on in the development process. She talked about her experience of learning how to write a pilo…
 
In this week’s episode, Andrew sits down with with the writers of last week’s pilot Next Door, Steven Cragg & Brian Bradley (MadTV, Happy Endings). In their interview, Steven and Brian talk about how they met on MadTV and what the writing process for that show was like. They tell war stories about past pilots, their experience show running Uncle Bu…
 
Our pilot this month is called Next Door written by Steven Cragg & Brian Bradley (Mad TV, Happy Endings). It’s a multi-generational comedy about three diverse suburban couples, all at crossroads in their lives, who bond while investigating the murder of the worst person in their neighborhood. It was set up at Fox with Sony Pictures TV and Stoller G…
 
This week’s episode is a special tribute to Jamie Tarses. An irreplaceable force in the television business, Jamie was the producer of shows such as Happy Endings, My Boys, Franklin and Bash, The Wilds, Men at Work, and the upcoming Mysterious Benedict Society. She was a tireless and fearless supporter of writers, and Andrew interviewed 16 writers …
 
This month we bring you a pilot that was consumed in the fires of Quibi's epic flame-out! The pilot is Primates by Tessa Coates. Tessa is a British writer, performer, journalist, and comedian. Primates is based on her debut solo show which sold out its entire run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and ran at the Soho Theatre to even more sell-out aud…
 
We hope you enjoyed last week’s table read of Space Bound written by Golden Globe-nominated writer/director of Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell. We caught up with Emerald in this week’s episode to discuss her pilot and her writing process. She talked about the importance of writing redeeming characters in comedies and why she prefers writing …
 
Welcome to the first episode in our new format! We are splitting up the table reads and writer interviews into separate episodes. Let us know what you think! We are starting the new format with what we think is one of our all-time best episodes. It’s a pilot from the Golden Globe-nominated writer/director of Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell. …
 
We're keeping this episode in line with the title! But we have a fantastic interview for you with the talented Joanne Coates. Open Calls: Delphian Gallery: https://delphiangallery.com/open-call/ Picturing England's High Streets: https://historicengland.org.uk/get-involved/high-street-culture/picturing-high-streets/ Boooooom: https://www.booooooom.c…
 
Lockdown's biting, so we look at how Natalie Ball is trying to make things better, particularly for people with mental health struggles. Her project is called My Camera, My Therapy. And we talk to US photojournalist, John Sevigny, about his work in Central America and the wider issue of consent and ethics within photography. Natalie's Open Call: ht…
 
We 'phone a friend', Ryan Trower to get some advice and hear about a different approach to his first self-publishing project. And we hear from Tessa Bunney, a documentary photographer with over 25 years experience, specialising in rural affairs. We learn about true resilience, dedication and innovation in her practice. Ryan Trower: https://www.ryan…
 
Following your lovely feedback and encouragement, we've produced a second episode for you! With ideas on staying creative during lockdown, opportunities to get your work seen and more. We also catch up and have a chat with Shaun Connell to talk about important issues of race we need to address as photographers and his website, packed with talent, T…
 
In this very first compact and easily digestible podcast, We talk about a print sale from Lucy Purrington, an innovative artist using photography in her avant-garde compositions. Documentary photographer Dan Wood's new photo book 'Black Was The River, You See' comes under the spotlight as it goes to print. And we look at current opportunities for n…
 
Happy New Year to all our listeners! We're taking a break from dead pilots this month to do something fun and different! At the beginning of the pandemic Jenny Jaffe (Big Hero 6: The Series), asked the Twitter-verse to send her the names of fake TV shows that she could write the cold opens for. It was an incredible writing exercise and Jenny ended …
 
This month's pilot is Life After Harley written by Randi Mayem Singer (Mrs. Doubtfire, Mom, Jack and Jill). Life After Harley centers around Lucy Turpin, who has been emotionally stuck since the death of her famous baseball player husband over a year ago. The day she finally tries to move on and explore a new romance, her departed Harley comes back…
 
This month's episode is a delightful dramedy called Arab Spring written by Ed Weeks (The Mindy Project) and Meena Dimian (Zahret Al Khalieg). It was set up at CBS Studios and sold to Showtime with Craig Ferguson attached to produce. The show's main character is the host of a wildly popular Arab talk show in Dubai. After being fired for offending th…
 
This month's episode is WIDOW written by Leila Cohan-Miccio (Santa Clarita Diet, Awkward). It follows Rachel, a young woman whose husband dies while they’re in the middle of a rough patch. Rachel does not handle it well. In Andrew’s interview with Leila you’ll hear her insane story about development hell and the frustrating double standard executiv…
 
We have another hilarious episode for you this month! ItsCode 5 written by Sandeep Parikh (The Legend of Neil, Community), Ed Brubaker (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Westworld), and Mel Cowan (Brockmire, Parks & Rec). Code 5 sold to FX and it follows two odd-couple cops stuck on a never ending case. It's like a funny version of True Detectiv…
 
This month's episode is Most Likely written by Gloria Calderón-Kellett (Creator of One Day At A Time). It’s a hilarious, heartfelt and raunchy ensemble comedy about a group of 20-somethings whose quarter-life crises are triggered when letters they wrote in high school to their future selves show up in their mailbox. In Andrew’s interview you’ll get…
 
We know you're all avid TV watchers so this logline probably makes you think of The Good Place. You’re not wrong for thinking that! In Andrew’s interview you’ll hear Corinne and Noelle talk about the coincidental parallels between Elsewhere and The Good Place. How they felt after seeing The Good Place get picked up to series while they were still d…
 
We’re taking a break from dead pilots this month to talk about race and inclusion in the writers room! Andrew sits down with Alyson Fouse (Scary Movie 2, My Wife and Kids) and Matt Claybrooks (Everybody Hates Chris, The Oscars) for an open and honest conversation. They talk about the challenges they were up against while breaking into the business,…
 
In Andrew's interview, Sally talks about how going to hear Jimmy Burrows speak at her college changed the direction of her life, her rise from PA to writer on the original Will & Grace, and why REVIVAL was truly "the one that got away." This is a great interview with lots of golden nuggets about show business! Enjoy REVIVAL stars Will Forte as Elli…
 
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