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072 – Continuum Writing Team Jeremy Smith & Matt Venables (mp3)

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Writing teams are popular in Hollywood, as they can give shows more bang for their buck. But are they popular in Canada? Find out as we meet Jeremy Smith and Matt Venables, a Vancouver-based writing team currently staffed on Continuum. Born in Barrie, Ontario and living in Vancouver, Jeremy Smithgraduated the Victoria Motion Picture School in 2000 and has been in the film industry ever since, thoroughly learning all aspects of production working as a Producer’s and Executive’s assistant on television series and feature films. During the first season of Continuum, Jeremy was a Story Editor and co-wrote his first credited hour drama with fellow writer Jonathan Lloyd Walker. He also acted as the Creative director for the Continuum Transmedia Campaign. Jeremy’s Twitter: @CaptainPunch Matthew Venables’ love of music lead him to the world of film. Bands like Suicidal Tendencies and Public Enemy’s socially conscious lyrics inspired him to write poetry and song lyrics. After graduating from Victoria Motion Picture School in 1999, he moved to Vancouver and started directing music videos with fellow filmmakers Jeremy Smith and Troy Sitter under the “The Lollypop Kids” moniker. He has spent the past decade working on various TV series and Films learning the trade and crafting his art. After spending a year with the writing team of Continuum, Matthew’s writing talent earned him his first credited script assignment. Matt’s Twitter: @palithean Buy Gray’s book for only $4.99! Look for it on Amazon – How To Break In To TV Writing: Insider Interviews. Didn’t get your questions asked? Make sure you follow Gray on Twitter (@GrayJones) so you can get the scoop on who is being interviewed and how to get your questions in. Also check out our TV Writer Twitter Database to find Twitter addresses for over 1,200 TV writers. Find our previous episodes and other resources at www.tvwriterpodcast.com or on Gray’s YouTube channel. First published March 17, 2013.

49mins

8 Mar 2020

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Ep 137 – Matt Venables & Jeremy Smith

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SyFy’s Van Helsing writer/producers, Matt Venables and Jeremy Smith join the podcast to talk about how their writing partnership works, how they determine a good idea vs. a bad idea, what it was like working as assistants and how it helped their writing/producing, how often they travel from Vancouver to Los Angeles for meetings and […]

56mins

4 Sep 2019

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49 Degrees North #10 - Jeremy Smith & Matt Venables

49 Degrees North Writers Podcast

Dynamic writing duo Jeremy Smith and Matt Venables (Van Helsing, Continuum) dig deep about their work on Van Helsing, and their writing team origin story. 

55mins

11 Oct 2017

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072 – Jeremy Smith & Matt Venables (Continuum)

TV Writer Podcast

Writing teams are popular in Hollywood, as they can give shows more bang for their buck. But are they popular in Canada? Find out as we meet Jeremy Smith and Matt Venables, a Vancouver-based writing team currently staffe

49mins

17 Mar 2013

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