GenreTainment #100 – 100th Episode with Special Guests

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It is time for our 100th episode of GenreTainment!!! It’s a special episode as a few of our past guests return for this episode. One of which is our very first guest ever, Emmy winning writer Victor Miller, who is probably best known for writing  Friday the 13th. We are also joined by filmmaker and International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) chairman Jeff Burns. You might remember him from our recent game show episode or the earlier episode where we interviewed him and the cast of Super Knocked Up. And to round out the group of guests we have SFP-Now’s host Ian Cullen joining us.

We learn what projects they have been working recently, discuss our favorite TV shows currently on the air, share writing tips, and so much more.

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GenreTainment #99 – Featuring Filmmaker & Conlang Professional Britton Watkins

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For this 99th episode of GenreTainment we are chatting with filmmaker and conlang professional Britton Watkins. Britton tells us how he became involved with conlang (which stands for constructed languages) which lead him to learning fictional alien languages like Na’vi, Vulcan, Klingon, and creating his own languages for his science fiction film Senn. He also tells us how those skills landed him a job on Star Trek Into Darkness and we learn about his upcoming feature documentary on conlang, called Conlanging.

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GenreTainment #98 – Featuring Writer Shawn Coyne

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For this 98th episode we are chatting with editor/publisher/literary agent/writer Shawn Coyne.  Shawn tells us about his career in publishing and talks in-depth about his new information packed non-fiction book “The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know.” The book explains a method that Shawn has used for over 300 books in his career. So get ready to learn all about genre and how to write & edit your own story.

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GenreTainment #97 – Game Show Episode With The Hosts of Super Geeked Up

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We are back with a special game show edition episode for our 97th episode! We have the hosts of Super Geeked Up joining us for this quiz filled episode of GenreTainment.

Jeff Burns, Tonya Dodds, and Nicole Wright tell us what lead them to hosting their web series show where they talk geeky news, interview guests from the web series world, and play geeky games. We learn more about them, then play the GenreTainment game show which leads to many laughs and perhaps a few tears.

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GenreTainment #96 – Featuring Writer Dean Wesley Smith

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Welcome to another edutainment filled episode of GenreTainment! On this 96th episode we are speaking with writer Dean Wesley Smith. He is a USA Today bestselling author with over 100 novels and hundreds of short stories published.

He shares with us how he started his now over 40 year career, and gives some excellent writing tips from his experience and from his non-fiction book Writing Into The Dark. Smith tells us what it is like writing media tie-in books for movie & TV show settings like Star Trek, Men and Black,Quantum Leap, and more. He also talks about his original book series, like his Old West time travel series Thunder Mountain, his scifi Space Opera the Seeders Universe, and his superhero series Poker Boy.

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GenreTainment #95 – Featuring Writer / Actress Britain Valenti

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For the 95th episode of GenreTainment we are speaking with filmmaker and actress Britain Valenti. She is the showrunner of the scifi series INTERROGATION a dystopian science fiction series set in 2098. The series stands out in part because it stars women and has cast members who are disabled actors portraying disabled characters. We learn more about the show and Valenti shares tips for web series creators.

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GenreTainment #94 – Featuring Writer / Director Christopher Leone

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For the 94th episode of GenreTainment we are chatting with Christopher Leone, the writer & director of the new science fiction adventure film Parallels. He tells us all about this parallel Earth hopping movie and we also discuss his past work, like the scifi mystery mini-series The Lost Room.

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PARALLELS trailer from Christopher Leone on Vimeo.

GenreTainment #93 – Featuring Actor Michael Laskin

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For this 93rd episode we are speaking with professional actor Michael Laskin. For 35 years he has been working in film, television, theatre, and voice-overs. He is also an acting teacher and the author of the new book “The Authentic Actor: The Art and Business of Being Yourself.”

He shares decades of acting wisdom and gives some great advice & tips for anyone wanting to be an actor.

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GenreTainment #92 – Featuring Writer / Producer Gabe Michael

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For this 92nd episode of GenreTainment we are speaking with writer/producer/director Gabe Michael the co-founder of Forge Apollo. We talk to him about Forge Apollo’s new science fiction thriller series Ambient, award winning science series Technium, and Football talk show Blitzed. Plus some upcoming projects, like Cubicle Zombies.  Michael also gives great tips for web series creators. Oh, and we also talk about goats and judgmental smart cars…

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GenreTainment #91 – Featuring DC Web Fest Founder Otessa Ghadar

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For this episode we are speaking with Otessa Marie Ghadar creator of the web series Orange Juice in Bishops Garden, founder of DC Web Series Festival, and president of the new media company 20/20 Productions.

Ghadar tells us why and how she founded the first web series & digital media festival in the Washington DC area. We learn how she created her own web series, the challenges she faced filming seven seasons of that show, and the recognition it has gained from the LGBT community.

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