Writing for the Green Light : How to Make Your Script the One Hollywood Notices, Paperback / softback Book

Writing for the Green Light : How to Make Your Script the One Hollywood Notices Paperback / softback


Tailor your screenplay to sell. Find out what Hollywood script readers, producers, and studio executives want in a screenplay (and why) from someone who's been there.

Discover what it takes to begin a lasting career as a screenwriter. Peppered with interviews from established professionals, Writing for the Green Light: How to Make Your Script the One Hollywood Notices gives you a sharp competitive edge by showcasing dozens of everyday events that go on at the studios but are rarely if ever discussed in most screenwriting books.

With his behind-the-scenes perspective, Scott Kirkpatrick shows you why the system works the way it does and how you can use its unwritten rules to your advantage.

He answers such questions as:Who actually reads your script?How do you pique the interest of studios and decision makers?What do agents, producers, and production companies need in a script?How much is a script worth?What are the best genres for new writers and why?What are real steps you can take to `break in' to television writing?How do you best present or pitch a project without looking desparate?How do you negotiate a contract without an agent?

How do you exude confidence and seal your first deal?These and other insights are sure to give you and your screenplay a leg-up for success in this competitive landscape!


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Screenwriting techniques
  • ISBN: 9781138016460



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