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Wrote TV Spec Script, Now What?

So, I finished the first draft of a TV spec script this week. I checked to see if the show even looks at spec scripts (it does) and I got a bunch of scripts off the show to study the style and length, etc. Now what?* The only writing gigs I've gotten before have either been people coming to me, self-publishing, or people with their own agents bringing me in as part of a package deal. My only experience with the slush pile is cartoon selling (and I've done well there in so far as you can). I don't have representation of my own. After the writing part of writing is done, how does the selling part go - at least for US TV? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 20, 2013 - 16 answers

She wrote her first action scene using alphabetti spaghetti

Who is the youngest person to have ever written or co-written a script for a film that has been produced? [more inside]
posted by urbanwhaleshark on Dec 21, 2012 - 19 answers

Selling Screenplays to Disney and Pixar

If someone had completed a spec script that they felt was suitable for Disney / Pixar development -- which of the independent management companies or agencies should they approach for coverage or consideration? Preferably you can recommend ones that are known to routinely feed material / stories / scripts to those organizations.
posted by Muirwylde on Dec 6, 2012 - 10 answers

Screenwriting for fun and not profit.

I have no aspirations of being a screenwriter; I'd just like to write a screenplay. I've been jotting down and scrawling ideas, on and off, for the longest time. How do I connect 1 to 2a to 2b to 3? [more inside]
posted by TheSecretDecoderRing on Jun 5, 2012 - 7 answers

Where to buy scripts?

Where is the best place to buy produced screenplays? 12-point courier, 8.5x11", brass-brad screenplays. Not buy to make, but buy to read and study? [more inside]
posted by wonderyak on Oct 29, 2008 - 7 answers

Once the script is done, what's next?

Let's pretend I am not too far away from completing a feature-length screenplay on spec. I live far from LA with no connections to Hollywood, and I've got very little money squared away. Once the script itself is done, how would I most effectively pimp out my product to a studio? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 25, 2008 - 15 answers

Looking for coverage work

How does one find work as a script reader in Hollywood? What are other bottom-rung industry jobs for writers? [more inside]
posted by Bookhouse on Jul 8, 2008 - 7 answers

Pay for adult screenwriting?

About how much can a writer expect to make for an adult screenplay? $400? Less? More? Anyone?
posted by Astro Zombie on May 5, 2008 - 9 answers

Honest to blog, I need it.

Is the screenplay for Diablo Cody's "Juno" online anywhere (other than the official Fox Searchlight site)? [more inside]
posted by pseudostrabismus on Mar 5, 2008 - 3 answers

Films conceived by High Schoolers

What popular movies were conceived of and/or written by the screenwriter when he or she were still in high school? [more inside]
posted by np312 on Jan 14, 2008 - 17 answers

Script format for :30 commercials?

Script format for :30 commercials?I've been asked by a local company to write scripts based upon concepts I've given them for :30 commercial spots to air on local cable. I know it's not a big deal, but since I'm anal about proper format in general, I was wondering what the proper formatting is for this kind of script. Plus I'm simply curious. [more inside]
posted by JMB1138 on Jan 9, 2007 - 7 answers

... but that, my children, is called cannibalism, and is infact frowned upon in most cultures.

Can someone point me towards an online version of the screenplay or at least a transcript of Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Thanksverymuch.
posted by Skyanth on May 16, 2006 - 2 answers

Can you help me find an official (or at least correct) script/screenplay for Election?

Is there a script or a screenplay for Election that isn't the Third Draft that is floating around? It could be free or for purchase -- anything that is correct. Something official would be best, but even a finalized version would be workable. [more inside]
posted by barnone on Oct 30, 2005 - 5 answers

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