International Screenwriters' Association • 1 month ago
Michael Price, Producer & Writer for F is for Family, The Simpsons, Lego Star Wars and much more shares some of his wisdom when it comes to writing for animation.
F Is for Family: Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely and nothing came between a man and his TV.
Michael Price is a writer and producer, best known for his Emmy and Writers Guild award-winning work on The Simpsons. Price is a writer and co-executive producer of the ABC series Teacher's Pet. He served as a script consultant on The Simpsons Movie and wrote the Lego Star Wars special, Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace. He works at Lucasfilm writing and producing Lego Star Wars Franchise.
Other television shows he has written for include What About Joan?, The PJs, Teen Angel, Homeboys in Outer Space, The Newz and One Minute to Air.
Price co-wrote and co-produced the Bill Burr series F Is for Family in 2015 on Netflix. The show is an Animated sitcom, and draws from Burr's standup. He grew up in South Plainfield, New Jersey, and attended Montclair State University, where he earned a B.A. degree in Theatre Arts, and Tulane University, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in directing for the theatre.
0:00 Casting F is for Family
3:43 - Hiring Writers
7:05 - Bringing in a New Writer
9:07 - Ending a Show
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