Film 101

“Every studio including online streaming services won’t even read your script without representation. And without that, you won’t make any money”.

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These are articles that I found extremely helpful for aspiring TV/Film writers:

“New technologies create new business. High Maintenance was a web series on YouTube before it was picked up by HBO. Something that would have been impossible before 2005. The answer to how to sell a screenplay to a studio is looking more and more like making the film itself. And how to sell a screenplay online is becoming how to get my indie film online”.

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“A producer gains money initially by pitching a TV show to a particular network. … The producer receives the budget they need to make the show, and the filming process begins. The network, or broadcaster, then receives their money back through commercials. Ads are the number one way that TV shows make money.”

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And some really helpful videos:

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