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I get asked this question all the time: How (and where) should I pitch my TV show? As the Pitch Prep Coach for the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)’s PitchCon and repeatedly getting up to bat myself as one of the qualified producers in the NBC/Universal partnership with the Independent Film…(Read More)

Here’s my next webinar for Script Magazine and The Writers Store! At a Glance Learn how to attract A-List talent to your screenplay Learn how to get read by – and traction from – buyers, distributors, financiers, and potential brand or product placement sponsors…(Read More)

Writers are unfortunately often perceived to be at the bottom of the food chain in the feature world. But in the world of TV, it’s a very different story.  TV Writers are some of Hollywood’s best-paid and most respected professionals.  But the odds of breaking in (or back in) to that coveted…(Read More)

If you’re an aspiring television writer, trying to get staffed this season or perhaps (like me), you’ve got an original pilot (or two) you’re shopping, understanding the business cycles can be helpful in planning and executing your strategies. Staffing and Development Calendar Staffing Timeline Feb. – May: Executives read scripts and take “staffing…(Read More)

Almost a spec a day hit the marketplace in 2010. And while both submissions and sales were down (17.6% and 15.1%, respectively), just 62 of the 360 spec scripts that made the rounds in 2010 sold. While Jason Scoggins’ covers these statistics brilliantly, consistently and in depth on his (which Sharon…(Read More)

If you don’t know about LA ReUseIt: you should: This is a Yahoo Group of about 15,000 (that continues to grow) that encourages recycling of virtually everything under the sun (furniture, computer peripherals, baby clothes, canned food, pet supplies, bikes, moving boxes – you name it!) to keep…(Read More)

While it’s admittedly a little intimidating and overwhelming to be shooting in less than a week (especially for our amazing Art Department, I’d imagine!), it’s mostly a relief to me because I’ve been chompin’ at the bit for two years now to get these characters (their worlds, situations and themes) up…(Read More)

  PowerNetworking From Afar Learn how to use all the PowerNetworking tools from anywhere in the world. Discover all the great resources available to you on the Internet, in trade papers and industry magazines, with your local Film Commissions, festivals and organizations to get you beeping on industry radars — and pinging your hit list…(Read More)

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Power Networking: The Secret Hollywood Code   Let Heather Hale, a veteran Hollywood insider, teach you the secrets of networking that empower YOU to supercharge your career. Hit the ground running — or reboot your enthusiasm. Learn how to break the ice and build rapport, team-network and work a room with your wingman, mine organizations…(Read More)