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 Subject: Re: JMS: Fugiting Tempus
    Date: 12/7/2007 5:40:58 PM  

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On Dec 7, 3:40 pm, Jan <> wrote:
> In article <>,
> says...
> >Because I've known without question for over a year that we'd go on
> >strike, and that the strike had the potential to last at least six
> >months, I've been able to arrange my finances so that I should be able
> >to get by reasonably well for the duration of the unpleasantness.
> >Others, who kept telling themselves it wasn't going to happen, are
> >going to have a harder time of it.
> >But this...this was inevitable.
> Glad to hear that. From the sound of things the timing of the strike could
> really mess things up for those on-the-brink projects. Fingers crossed for a
> speedy and fair resolution (yeah, I'm an optimist).
> Follow-up question: Is it because you've already submitted the TV project to
> various studios that your Group can't write the next 7 scripts during the stike
> even though you didn't have any firm takers?
> Thanks for the update.
> Jan

In theory, yes, we could, and there are plans for the three of us to
meet later this month and January to at minimum break out what the
rest of the episodes would be. How quickly we can turn the scripts
around is up to their film schedule, and we need to confirm that it
would be okay to do so with the guild, since again this is for
ourselves, not a studio or network. If not, then we'll have to wait
until post-strike to do any more work on them.

In terms of Changeling...we have about two more weeks of shooting and
that'll be in the can. I've seen some assembled scenes, and it looks
truly amazing. Everybody's doing an outstanding job on this, and I
think we've got a real winner on our hands.


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