Selling Scripts to Hollywood

Selling Scripts to Hollywood

by Katherine Herbert, Katherine Atwell Herbert
     
 

This upbeat resource book is full of encouraging advice to budding screenwriters on just how to prepare, submit, and sell their movie scripts. From structuring the plot and formatting the script to finding an agent and negotiating the best deal, this insider's information covers all the bases. Tips are offered for developing characters and storylines; using

Overview

This upbeat resource book is full of encouraging advice to budding screenwriters on just how to prepare, submit, and sell their movie scripts. From structuring the plot and formatting the script to finding an agent and negotiating the best deal, this insider's information covers all the bases. Tips are offered for developing characters and storylines; using scriptwriting computer programs; sending letters to prospective agents; working with directors; getting along in the business; tapping into Web sites and workshops; and other sources of support for writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581150254
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Meet the Author

After getting an agent with her very first script, Katherine Atwell Herbert moved to Los Angeles and began working in the business. At DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, she was a script analyst and the executive assistant to the vice president of production. Later she became the development director for a production company at MGM Television and has worked with Backroads Productions preparing films for production.She has also analyzed scripts for Fox Broadcasting, IRS Films, Carolco, and other, including Multimedia, Viacom-Showtime and Lightstorm–Jim Cameron’s company. Her scriptwriting includes episodes for Trial by Jury, Murder She Wrote, and Quantum Leap, among others. The writer-analyst has won several national and local awards for her work from the National Federation of Press Women and was nominated as an Outstanding Young Woman in America. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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