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‘It Feels Bloodbathy:’ Justin Simien Defends the Staffers Who Won’t Survive the Writers Strike

The "Dear White People" creator launched a GoFundMe to help his employees after his company's overall deal was suspended.

On Friday, “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien revealed that he is one of many writer-producers or showrunners who saw their overall deals with the studios suspended amid the ongoing writers strike. But in a conversation with IndieWire, Simien explained that production companies like his Culture Machine depend on such deals to support their staffs and continue keeping the lights on. Read the full article here


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