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 -
The standard format for a romantic comedy has both key characters introduced very early in the script/movie -- say, in the first ten pages/minutes. I'm looking for examples of romantic comedies where one of the romantic leads is introduced later in the movie. [more inside]
posted by allnamesaretaken
on Jan 22, 2013 -
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 -
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 -
How does one, in scriptwriting, correctly describe sequences in which a movie is shown (at length)?
In other words - a movie inside of a movie.
posted by matkline
on Feb 11, 2008 -
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 -
Does anyone know what blog script/cms sites like thelastboss.com & wwtdd.com & filmdrunk.com use?
posted by cheero
on Nov 10, 2007 -