Ask the Screenplay Doctor: Why Hollywood Isn’t Calling

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If you don’t have an agent, manager, or entertainment attorney who knows the ins and outs of the film industry and can get your screenplay into the right hands, writing a fabulous screenplay is just half the proverbial uphill battle. Unless incredible luck intervenes and an aspiring screenwriter happens to meet the right connection who can actually turn that script into a movie, the aspiring screenwriters out in the world must — in addition to mastering the screenwriting craft — put on a producer’s cap and gain an understanding of the film industry by reading books and articles on the topic, learn how to write great query letters and synopses, and know how to pitch his or her screenplay.

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