CS Radio – Episode 143: Austin Film Festival 2021

This week, Michael recaps his recent trip to the Austin Film Festival Writer’s Conference and discusses how COVID has impacted the media industry and other revelations from the festival.

Topics Covered:

  • The shift from cable to streaming services and how this has impacted movie and tv production
  • How tv shows, movies, animation, and general production shifted due to COVID
  • Working as a screenwriter and how having multiple examples of your work is beneficial
  • The importance of making personal connections within industries and networking with everyone you meet
  • How TikTok stars fit into scripted tv shows and movies


Our theme music is “The Strip” by Mala, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Created by
A. Mylène Kerschner & J. Michael DeAngelis

Produced by
J. Michael DeAngelis & Natty Leach

Mixed and edited by
Sadie Kilar

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Digital Resources Manager