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Author Haddad, Michael

Title The screenwriter's sourcebook : a comprehensive marketing guide for screen and television writers / Michael Haddad
Edition 1st ed
Published Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages)
Contents Act I Contests -- Screenplay Contests -- Fellowships and Grants -- Development -- Act II Career Opportunities -- Agents -- Managers -- Producers -- Act III Resources -- Copyright and Script Registration -- Emergency Funds -- Colonies, Retreats, and Residencies -- Entertainment Industry Resource Guide -- Guilds, Unions, and Professional Associations -- Motion Picture Libraries and Museums -- Networks and Cable Channels -- State Arts Agencies -- State Film Commissions Studios -- Online Resources Advice and Tips Copyright Clearance -- Entertainment Business -- Finding an Agent -- Independent Filmmaking -- Job Opportunities -- Legal Resources -- Miscellaneous News and Publications -- Online Screenwriting Courses -- Research -- Screenwriting Software -- Script Libraries -- Stores -- Writers Groups
Summary Written for both new and experienced writers, this comprehensive marketing guide offers advice and tips needed by writers to succeed in the film and television industries. Focusing on the business of writing, it gives writers the unabashed truth about the film industry, and advice on how to get scripts to the gatekeepers of the studios and read by agents. Comprehensive listings of contests, fellowships, grants, and development opportunities from an industry expert provide specific information on securing a healthy writing career. This extensive resource also includes guidelines regarding copyrights, sources for emergency funds, a listing of online resources, information on writers' colonies and retreats, and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-348) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Motion picture authorship -- United States -- Marketing -- Directories
Television authorship -- United States -- Marketing -- Directories
Motion picture authorship -- Vocational guidance -- United States
Television authorship -- Vocational guidance -- United States
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Screenwriting.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Motion picture authorship -- Marketing
Motion picture authorship -- Vocational guidance
Television authorship -- Marketing
Television authorship -- Vocational guidance
United States
Genre/Form directories.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781569764855