Focal Press Book: How to Manage Your Agent: A Writer's Guide to Hollywood Representation (Hardback)

Focal Press Book: How to Manage Your Agent: A Writer's Guide to Hollywood Representation (Hardback)

Focal Press Book: How to Manage Your Agent: A Writer's Guide to Hollywood Representation (Hardback)

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  • Author: Chad Gervich
  • Hardback: 394 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: January 2016
  • ISBN: 9781138134805
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How to Manage Your Agent: A Writer's Guide to Hollywood Representation from Focal Press provides you with insights to the world of Hollywood representation. This hardcover book takes you through the inner sanctums of Hollywood's power-brokers so you can learn how they influence what pitches get bought, what projects get sold, and which writers get hired.

Chad Gervich is a television writer/producer, bestselling author, and award-winning playwright. He has written, produced, or developed shows for almost every major network and studio in Hollywood. In this book he shares tips from top-level executives, agents, managers, producers, and writers to help you get the most our of your own agent.

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Contents
REPRESENT:
  • No Vocation Without Representation
  • Types of Representation
  • Anatomy of an Agency
FEATURE AGENTS
  • Quick Overview of the Feature Business
  • Original Material-Specs and Pitches
  • Writers-for-Hire-Development, Open Assignments, and Rewriters
TELEVISION AGENTS:
  • A Quick Overview of the TV Business
  • Staffing Season…or
  • How Agents Help Clients Get Hired
  • Development Season…or, Selling Your Own TV Show;
  • Reality Agents
OTHER TYPES OF LITERARY AGENTS:
  • Book Agents
  • Theater Agents
  • Video Game Agents
  • Digital Media Agents
YOU AND YOUR AGENT:
  • Finding and Agent;
  • Working with Your Agent
  • Parting Ways with an Agent
  • Networking in Hollywood
  • Getting Your Own Job in Hollywood
APPENDIXES:
  • Glossary, Agency Contact Info, Professional Orgs and Associations
  • Schools, Classes, and Workshops
  • Contest and Festivals, Books & Periodicals
  • Websites, Chatrooms, & Blogs
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Subject Literary Representation
Author Chad Gervich
Format Hardback
Pages 394
ISBN Number 9781138134805
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published January 2016
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