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363 - Best Popular Screenwriting Podcast

By John August and Craig Mazin

John and Craig pack this business-centric episode with big picture conversations about guild negotiations, changes to the Oscars, the Disney/Fox merger, the Paramount Consent Decree, and the tragedy that is being unable to stream The Flamingo Kid. Links: Scriptnotes is now on Spotify! The Austin Film Festival is coming up on October 25th! Changes are coming to the Oscars, including a new category for “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film.” IATSE is not backing its Editors Guild in asking for a reasonable turnaround and pension support. The Department of Justice will review the Paramount Consent Decree. In Search of the Last Great Video Store by Kate Hagen for the Black List blog. Add to this form if you find a movie that isn’t streamable. Antihero game for iOS. Mark Halpin’s puzzles for The Nation The USB drives! John August on Twitter Craig Mazin on Twitter John on Instagram Find past episodes Scriptnotes Digital Seasons are also now available! Outro by Luke Davis (send us yours!) Email us at You can download the episode here.  

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