3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast - 2015
3rd & Fairfax, the official podcast of the Writers Guild of America West, features information and updates about the Guild and interviews with top writers.
3rd & Fairfax: The WGAW Podcast is hosted and executive produced by Steve Trautmann, Aaron Fullerton, and Brian Gary.
Episode 13 – Billy Wilder; and the Legal Department
In honor of the 101 Funniest Screenplays, the Writers Guild Foundation supplies us with a Billy Wilder interview, and Katherine Christovich from the Legal Department informs us about their services. We also welcome Brian Gary to the podcast.
Episode 7 - Issa Rae; and an interview with the Contracts Department
Issa Rae, author of Awkward Black Girl, is interviewed by fellow writer and co-chair for the Committee of Black Writers, Amy Aniobi. Also Laurie Espinosa discusses the services provided by the Contracts Department, and the importance of sending in your contracts.
Episode 5 - David Slack & Joelle Garfinkel, and Diversity Department Director Tery Lopez
David Slack and Joelle Garfinkel discuss about converting Joelle's drama pilot, Cam Girls, to a Web series, and Steve and Aaron talk with the head of the Diversity Department, Tery Lopez, about all of the events, projects and committees under the Diversity Department umbrella.
Episode 4 - Miranda Banks Part 2 and John Quaintance & David Feeney
The continuation of Jeff Melvoin's interview with Dr. Miranda Banks on Guild history and her book, The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and their Guild. Also, John Quaintance and David Feeney, showrunners from Ben and Kate and the writers of Hot Pursuit interview each other in a very funny interview.
Episode 3: Matt Nix and Dr. Miranda Banks
Matt Nix, creator of Burn Notice and co-creator of The Comedians is interviewed by Ben Wexler, also Dr. Miranda Banks of Emerson College is interviewed by Jeff Melvoin about her book, The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and their Guild.
Episode 2: Danny Strong and Membership Department Head, Patrick Cannon
Margaret Nagle is back interviewing Emmy-winning writer Danny Strong (Empire). Also, Steve talks with Patrick Cannon, the head of the Membership Department about what it takes to become and stay an active member of the Guild.