Web Series and TV Writing ft. Sam Miller (Single by 30/Mom) (PT27) - Paper Team




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Summary: Alex and Nick welcome Sam Miller, writer on YouTube’s Single by 30 and CBS’ Mom, to discuss his own process for creating a web series (L.A. Beer), the state of the format, his TV writing work, and being involved in JHRTS and the WGA.<br> How do you make and market your own independent web series? What are the differences between television writing and writing for a YouTube web series? What are the benefits of being involved in JHRTS and the Writers Guild of America?<br> The Paper Team skips the ad and goes straight to the content…<br> SHOWNOTES<br> Content<br> 1 – Beginnings and making/marketing an independent web series (00:37)<br><br> 2 – The relationship between professional web series and tradition television (18:13)<br><br> 3 – Writing for TV versus a YouTube Red series (23:39)<br><br> 4 – Being involved in JHRTS, the WGA, and how Sam sees the evolution of television content (28:32)<br><br> Recommendations and Outro (38:49)<br> Links<br> <a href="https://twitter.com/thesammiller">Sam Miller on Twitter</a><br><br> <a href="http://labeer.tv/">L.A. Beer</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machinima">Machinima</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Half-Life_(video_game)">Half-Life</a><br><br> <a href="http://amzn.to/2jKfTc4">“Small Screen, Big Picture” – Chad Gervich</a><br><br> <a href="https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/tvwriters/info">LA TV Writers Yahoo Group</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desperate_Housewives">Desperate Housewives</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supah_Ninjas">Supah Ninjas</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4151728/">Mike Alber</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirby_Buckets">Kirby Buckets</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5539242/">Chris Wu</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2199793/">Ali Chen</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4136733/">Jessica Kivnik</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1023418/">Greg Machlin</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5905041/">Andrew Orillion</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Exes">The Exes</a><br><br> <a href="http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/l-a-beer-first-web-series-filmed-with-live-studio-audience-to-launch-1201480739/">“L.A. Beer, First Web Series Filmed With Live Studio Audience to Launch” (Variety)</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Maintenance">High Maintenance</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teachers_(2016_U.S._TV_series)">Teachers (TV Land)</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.cwseed.com/">CW Seed</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broad_City">Broad City</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_by_30">Single by 30</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machinima,_Inc.">Machinima, Inc.</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maker_Studios">Maker Studios</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fullscreen_(company)">FullScreen</a><br><br> <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1026527/">Todd Waldman</a><br><br> <a href="http://hrts.org/jhrts-about/?">JHRTS</a><br><br> <a href="https://www.tv-calling.com/a-tv-writing-chatroom-thegreybox/">“#TheGreyBox: A TV Writing Chatroom” (TV Calling)</a><br><br> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpCoLQfC--Y">“Creating Your Web Series: Empowering Writers to do their Own from Concept to Completion” (Video)</a><br><br> <a href="https://www.wgfoundation.org/screenwriting-library/">WGF Library</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_L._Brooks">James L. Brooks</a><br><br> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Melvoin">Jeff Melvoin</a><br><br> <a href="https://www.criterion."></a>