Making a TV Show in the Big Leagues w Shondaland’s Alison Eakle – Just Shoot It 155

In our final episode of Development Month, we are joined by Alison Eakle, Head of Fiction and Non Fiction at Shondaland. As a producer at one of the most successful network television empires, Alison has brought us shows like How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch, Still Star-Crossed, Station 19, and For The People. She shares what it’s like to make a Shondaland show, and also gives us details on Shondaland’s shift from ABC over to Netflix.


Unpaid endorsements

Alison – Pen15 TV series on Hulu

Matt – The TV Set movie

Oren – Russian Doll TV series. A special “device” in the show that helps move it along.

Special Recs:
  • As a writer, working as a script supervisor is a great way to get on a film set. It also helps foster a strong relationship with the director.
  • Slack
  • Vimeo Staff Pick
  • Short of the Week
  • Every Frame a Painting videos

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