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Old 03-25-2009, 03:09 AM
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I have been writing scripts and treatments for years but have never gotten them into the hands of the right people.

So frustrating!

If anyone has solid contacts, not just someone who will shove my treatment in a desk drawer, I would really appreciate it!

With any luck this forum will get noticed and maybe some hollywood types will lurk around and actually contact us first, instead of us chasing them down. Now that would be awesome. Let's make it happen people!
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Old 03-26-2009, 01:40 AM
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Over the years I've had several Hollywood people e-mail me asking when the site would be live. I e-mailed them yesterday and invited them to the forums. Hopefully they'll stop by and even register/post; we could really benefit from their experience and know-how. I'll do my best to recruit as many Hollywood folks here as possible.
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Old 06-10-2009, 08:09 PM
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joe-

Here's the thing-

If someone DOES happen to have a big "in" at a major studio/production company then they likely have VERY limited use of it. In other words, they aren't going to blow their "in" by tossing them every one of their buddies scripts.

It's just the Hollywood game. You will find a lot of support, but in the end everyone wants to succeed and there's just not enough room.

So, enough doom and gloom. What do you do?

GET CREATIVE. This is what I did in order to try and sell my first (terrible) screenplay- about kids in high school: I was working as an extra on the Paramount lot, I ditched work, went to Kinko's, ran off a hundred copies of my screenplay and left one on the windshield of EVERY car in the executives lot.

I got fired as an extra. I didn't sell the script. BUT I got the attention of an up-and-coming producer that lead to me getting a gig polishing another script for a TV pilot- about kids in high school. Which didn't get picked up but it got me in the door, and on and on . . .

Anyway, you get the idea. Everyone has a screenplay in Hollywood. You either need the credentials or the connections if you expect to just write good stuff and have that be enough. You don't- so GET CREATIVE.

And feel free to use my idea- you can just walk on the lots of most movie studios, put your script on Spielberg's car (I'm not kidding). If security asks, say you have a delivery for stage 19. Trust me, it works- I've done it.
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