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12.52: Hollywood Strike Talk with Erik C. Andersen

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Our Hollywood insider, Erik C. Andersen, is back to give us the scoop on the writers and actors strikes that have movies and tv shows at a standstill. 

Erik is an Emmy Award-winning editor who has joined writers and actors on the picket line to show his support for fair wages and judicious/limited use of AI in film and tv.

This episode is the full interview Susan and Kelly did with Erik, an excerpt of which you heard in episode 12.51.

In this episode, Erik shares:

  • A clip from the picket line
  • An example of how one actor was barely paid for the use of her likeness in a film
  • Some of the issues of using AI in editing
  • Other insider details about the strikes

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