Opening the Doors to Hollywood: How to Sell Your Idea, Story, Screenplay, Manuscript

Opening the Doors to Hollywood: How to Sell Your Idea, Story, Screenplay, Manuscript

by Carlos De Abreu, Howard J. Smith
     
 

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Finally! A step-by-step guide to the keys that unlock the doors to Hollywood.

Opening the Doors to Hollywood has all the information you'll ever need in order to tap into the $500 million spent yearly in Hollywood on acquiring and developing projects.

Discover how to:
Find a story
Rewrite it
Option it
Package it
Pitch it
Write it…  See more details below

Overview

Finally! A step-by-step guide to the keys that unlock the doors to Hollywood.

Opening the Doors to Hollywood has all the information you'll ever need in order to tap into the $500 million spent yearly in Hollywood on acquiring and developing projects.

Discover how to:
Find a story
Rewrite it
Option it
Package it
Pitch it
Write it
Sell it
to film and television companies

Complete with a reference section that includes guilds/unions, libraries, sample contracts, seminars and workshops, trade publications, and writers' organizations, Opening the Doors to Hollywood is invaluable to any writer.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307558848
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
04/07/2010
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Carlos de Abreu, a best-selling author, screenwriter, producer, development professional, and marketing expert, established the Christopher Columbus Screenplay Discovery Awards as well as the Hollywood Film Festival.
Howard Jay Smith is an author, produced screenwriter, lecturer, and development executive.  His development expertise includes Moonlighting, Spenser, for Hire, and MacGyver.  He was a production supervisor for Diff'rent Strokes, Silver Spoons, The Facts of Life, and Who's the Boss.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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