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Out of work and newly wise to the state of content being distributed online, a group of professional writers is looking to start their own production and distribution company. Aaron Mendelsohn, writer of the Disney film Air Bud and an active WGA member, is captaining the […]

Out of work and newly wise to the state of content being distributed online, a group of professional writers is looking to start their own production and distribution company. Aaron Mendelsohn, writer of the Disney film Air Bud and an active WGA member, is captaining the efforts, and says he has gotten a group of “A-list” film and TV writers on the team. Continue Reading @ NewTeeVee

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  1. You had me until Air Bud.

  2. Looks like several startup ventures are trying to emerge from the ashes of the writers strike.

  3. Versvs en la RMD » Por fin se han enterado que existe internet Sunday, January 13, 2008

    [...] que los guionistas yankees en huelga quieren lanzar su propia empresa de vídeos online. Parece que han tenido que esperar a 2008 para descubrir que existe internet y que si no están a [...]

  4. » Por fin se han enterado que existe internet deUgarte.com Sunday, January 13, 2008

    [...] fin se han enterado que existe internet Dicen que los guionistas yankees en huelga quieren lanzar su propia empresa de vídeos online. Parece que han tenido que esperar a 2008 para descubrir que existe internet y que si no están a [...]

  5. Laura Garnick Sunday, January 13, 2008

    Interesting! Talented writers should always be able to create what they are most passionate about.

  6. Hollywood’s writers don’t seem to contribute much to the quality of our TV or movie entertainment. It might not be their fault, but the fact remains that one’s compensation depends, at least in the long run, on the profitability of the projects he is involved in, how much that success depends on his contribution, how many other people there are who could do as good a job and what they would charge for doing it.

    There are thousands of people out there who would do a better job writing scripts, and for lots less than the current crop in Hollywood. Given this, the best thing that could happen for us and Hollywood is a dissolution of the writer’s union and a new bunch of people taking their seats.

  7. Damon’s Rants » Writer’s Strike = Increased Digital Spending Sunday, January 13, 2008

    [...] to view online original programing? Will we see online video numbers skyrocket? Or will the striking writers give television a blow that will take years to recover from (remember what happened [...]

  8. Virtual Artists: David to the Big Media « Unintelligible Monday, January 14, 2008

    [...] recently read from GigaOM that a striking writers of the WGA is going to launch an online video company, in which they will handle their own content production and distribution. Aaron Mendelsohn captains [...]

  9. חמישה סימנים לכך שעולם המדיה משתנה Tuesday, January 15, 2008

    [...] שהועסק על ידי דיסני, החליט לנסות לשבור את המודל הישן ולעקוף את המפיקים: בימים אלה הוא מנסה לגייס 30 מיליון דולר לקבוצה שהקים [...]

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