This video features Marshall Herskovitz, president of the Producers Guild of America and co-creator of the webisode quarterlife, speaking at the PGA's annual nominees breakfast calling for the AMPTP and the WGA to come to terms and end the strike.
04 January 2008 00:45 | Art Film Talk, Danah Boyd, David Tames, Facebook, Marshall Herskovitz, MySpace, quarterlife
Today’s episode features one of the newest members of the Writers’ Guild of America: 22 year-old Penelope Q. Recorded Thursday, 3 January 2008.Clip from Art Film Talk #23 Marshall Herskovitz, Quarterlife used with permission by David Tamés.As mentioned in this episode: "Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace" by Danah BoydCreditsProducer/Host: Tanja BarnesMusic: "Ay Mambo"
A group called Center for Creative Voices in Media just posted a blog entry entitled "Will WGA Strike Send Writers to Web?" Here's a snippet:Will writers choose to do an end run around the producers they are on strike against and create programming for the Internet? Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick have done just that with their Quarterlife webisodic series, which has, ironically, now been licensed
Another podcast I used to listen in broadcast but now only on demand:Art Film Talk #23 Marshall Herskovitz, QuarterlifeArt Film Talk #23 Marshall Herskovitz, QuarterlifeMarshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick have been producing high-quality television (My So Called Life, thirtysomething) and film (Legends of the Fall, Blood Diamond) for quite some time. Recently the duo launched Quarterlife, a contemporary