Top industry reps, including super agent David Boxerbaum, weigh in on why it’s critical for screenwriters aiming to build a screenwriting or television writing career to create a strong, clear brand for themselves.
Everyone always wants to know what to do to get their screenwriting or TV writing career off the ground. But have you ever considered what you should do if you want your screenwriting career to never take off? A contrarian screenwriter got me thinking about just that…
Once you get a screenwriting or TV writing agent or manager, how much are you expected to pay them? Commission only, or out of pocket fees? 10% or 15%? All of this and more in my latest BREAKING IN: REPRESENTATION blog post!
In the latest installment of my SAY WHAT??? blog series, check out things writers should never say when receiving notes on their screenplays or television pliots.
In a great screenplay or television pilot, a strong, complex character can provide both the heart and the engine. In my latest blog post, top industry experts weigh in on how to craft those powerful characters and impactful character descriptions!
The length of your screenplay or TV pilot matters in more ways than one: Not only does it say a lot about you as a writer, it can also dictate your works’ priority for the person reading it…
Earlier this year, I asked screenwriter Savy Einstein what was the worse screenwriting advice she ever received. Here is what she told me: “A producer I met shortly after moving to LA from Israel told me that since I was a foreigner, I should only write drama. ‘Don’t try to… read more →
Warning: This blog post, which lists some of the hard truths about building a screenwriting career that every serious screenwriter should confront, is not for the faint of heart…
Every unrepped screenwriter hopes to attract a name agent or manager who will effectively advocate for him in the professional space. But what are some best-behavior do’s and don’ts that can help the screenwriter make the right impression?
Sure, to build a screenwriting career you have to be great on the page. But in todays competitive industry climate, you have to be able to speak about the experiences that defined and informed you. You are a storyteller. Your first story is your own.