Thespian Creators Maria & Marc Unger

Thespian Creators Maria & Marc Unger

Update: 2021-09-08
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On our last episode Cassandra Seidenfeld recommended the Indy dramedy series Thespian and today she talks with its creators Maria and Marc Unger! Thespian follows an aging Gen-X comic (Marc) turned dramatic actor as he struggles with his shift in career paths. Maria and Marc discuss the ideation of the show, finding financing and distribution and key production learnings. Get the first two seasons of Thespians free here on YouTube/thespianseries. 


Hosts Katie Chambers & Janine McGoldrick talk about NYWIFT programming including the upcoming Finance Institute -- a three-part finance series offering business strategies from industry professionals who have successfully funded documentary and narrative projects -- and recommend Ted Lasso, Dickinson, Loki, The Good Fight & Penguin Town.


Keep your WCW Spotlight nominations and industry stories coming, email us at communications@nywift.org. For more great information and events go to NYWIFT.org.


Special thanks to Elspeth Collard, creator of our podcast theme.


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NYWIFT - IG @NYWIFT / Twitter @NYWIFT / FB @NYWIFT / #nywift


Thespians - IG @Thespianseries / Twitter @thespianseries / Facebook/thespianseries  



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Thespian Creators Maria & Marc Unger

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