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    From: (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: Attn: JMS Promotion
    Date: 3/21/2001 6:52:00 PM  

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>First off, you mention
>this new project is in pre-production now, with filming to begin in
>mid-May, well before the possible SAG strike. So, when might this strike
>happen, and how much leeway between needed filming time and this looming

Writer's strike (if it happens) would be triggered on May 2nd, which is why the
script has to be totally finalized before then. The actor's strike (ditto)
would take place July 1st. We'd be finished well before this.

>Secondly, with the rather odd seasons that cable goes for, seen
>most recently on Sci-Fi with the Farscape season premiere just last
>Friday, when might this pilot movie make it on the air?

Airdate hasn't been finalized yet.

>Filming starts in Mid-May, ideally, how long
>for filming, how long for post-production of a movie, and how long with
>the SFC hold onto it before putting it on the air?

General rule of thumb for any kind of TV movie: 8 weeks prep, 6 weeks post,
anywhere from 17-24 days shooting. Any network can hold any show for as long
as they want, though the longer they hold said show, the more difficult it
becomes to hold cast, crew, sets, stages.

>Would you and
>your wife like to come to Agamemcon this year June 8-10?

At this point, I'm only doing one con this year, San Diego Comic Con, though
the invitation is of course much appreciated.


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