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Episode 167 – Staci Layne Wilson (So L.A. – A Hollywood Memoir)

 

Staci Layne Wilson is an award winning filmmaker, TV Host, and Amazon #1 Best selling author for her book, ‘So L.A. – A Hollywood Memoir.’ She wrote, produced and hosted three entertainment talk shows online: This Week In Movies, Inside Horror, and Dread Central Live. She has been featured on the BBC, Bravo, Reelz, MTV, CNN (and many more) as a film historian and author.

In this episode we discuss how Staci ended up writing for the ultra popular horror blog, Dread Central, growing up in LA surrounded by artists and famous people, making her films, and tons more.

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Staci Layne Wilson Director Writer Producer Reel from Staci Layne Wilson on Vimeo.

Staci Layne Wilson Hosting & Reporter Reel from Staci Layne Wilson on Vimeo.

Pre Show Notes

— I applied to be a Podcast Producer for the James Altucher show, one of the top podcasts in the world. If you think I’d make a good fit, tweet him @Jaltucher and tell him that I’d make a great fit.

Show Notes

— So L.A. – A Hollywood Memoir – The #1 Amazon Best Seller

 

Dread Central –  is an American website founded in 2006 that is dedicated to horror news, interviews, and reviews. It covers horror films, comics, novels, and toys. Dread Central has won the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award for Best Website four times and was selected as AMC’s Site of the Week in 2008.

—  The Ventures

Buni Bacon –  only appeared in a couple of movies, but she worked a lot behind the scenes – including training big cats like Zamba and Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion, and writing for celebrity gossip tabloids like Confidential.

The Rainbow Bar and Grill –  is a bar and restaurant on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, United States, adjacent to the border of Beverly Hills, California. Its address is 9015 Sunset Boulevard. The restaurant was founded in early 1972 by Elmer Valentine, Lou Adler, Mario Maglieri and others,[1][2] opening on April 16, 1972, with a party for Elton John.[3] At the time, the word “rainbow” signified peace and freedom. It quickly became known as a hangout for celebrities of all types.[4] John Belushi ate his last meal[5](lentil soup) at table No. 16

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Episode 147 – Michael E Bierman (45x Award Winning Screenwriter)

Michael E Bierman is an attorney turned 45x award winning screenwriter, and the founder of the popular Facebook group, Screenwriters Who Can Actually Write. His book on screenwriting is due out later this year.

Pre Show Notes

— Why Hollywood as We Know It Is Already Over – an article by Vanity Fair about the future of Hollywood

— This episode brought to you by Slash Cards – The Horror Movie Trivia Card Game

 

Show Notes

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The Three Screenwriting Books Mike recommends:

The Screenwriters Bible by David Trottier

21st Century Screenplay – Linda Aronson

Your Cut To is Showing by T.J. Alex

 Best Picture Nominees

Hell or High Water

Fences

Arrival

Screenwriting Resources

Screenwriting U – Named “#1 Choice for Screenwriting Classes” by InkTip.com, and listed #1 in “Top 9 Screenwriting Courses” on the Net by Script Magazine.

Scott Myers – Screenwriter (K-9, Alaska, Trojan War); Assistant Professor DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts; GoIntoTheStory, screenwriting blog of the Black List.

Screenwriting Master Class – Screenwriting Classes from Scott Myers and Tom Benedek

Go Into The Story – Premier online learning resource with Tom Benedek and Scott Myers

 

Misc

Gadsby – A novel written without using the letter “E”

 

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Episode 146 – Melanie Wise (#WomenKickAss)

 

Melanie Wise is an actress, producer, and founder of the Artemis Film Festival.

Pre Show Notes

Why Hollywood as We Know It Is Already Over – an article by Vanity Fair about the future of Hollywood. I agree with some, disagree with most. I’ll discuss this more next episode when I have more time.

— This episode brought to you by Slash Cards – The Horror Movie Trivia Card Game

— The Dave Bullis Podcast Facebook Filmmakers Group

 

Show Notes

Hanah’s Gift – When a night of terror reigns on a secluded anger-management group, the survivors must find a way to live through the night.

Artemis Film Festival – Artemis Motion Pictures brings you the first film festival dedicated to honoring female action and empowerment.

 

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Episode 115 – Lane Shefter Bishop

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Lane Shefter Bishop is Hollywood’s, ‘Book Whisperer. Founder of Vast Entertainment, Emmy award winning director, and Film/Television producer specializing in book-to-screen adaptation. Her new book, ‘Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence” is out now. 

Show Notes

— Her new book, ‘Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence

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Episode 78 – Cassian Elwes

SANTA MONICA, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Producer Cassian Elwes speaks at the American Film Market Pitch Conference at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on November 3, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images for AFM)
SANTA MONICA, CA – NOVEMBER 03: Producer Cassian Elwes speaks at the American Film Market Pitch Conference at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on November 3, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images for AFM)

 

Cassian Elwes is an independent film producer and agent, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential people in the independent film industry.