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Jun 27, 2023

John and Craig welcome Akela Cooper (M3GAN, Malignant) to help offer guidance to billionaires looking to put their money in the safest place they can: the film and television industry. The trio looks at the upsides of investing in productions, which business models already exist and what we can learn from the independent television studios of the past.

We also chart Akela’s career from USC student through to this year’s hit film M3GAN. We then answer listener questions on planting easter eggs and nameless characters.

In our bonus segment for premium members, Akela tells us about her experience in two different studio training programs and whether they’re useful for new writers.


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