Join me as I enter into that screenplay world. As you read about my experiences, please keep in mind that the industry and format expectations constantly evolve.
You’ve polished your screenplay and protected it through WGA (Writers Guild of America) registration. It’s time to get some exposure. There are many ways to do this.
Consider attending conferences, entering contests, joining screenwriting and film organizations, hiring a script consultant, and seeking out coverage.
Network, network, network. I met writer/director Jan C.J. Jones (co-producer of Walt Disney Treasures—50th Anniversary) at a conference. Her advice, encouragement, and friendship have been invaluable in my journey. Over the years, she’s offered hints about networking, interviewing, marketing, agents, etc. If I hadn’t attended that conference and had her subsequent cheerleading, I might not have gone on to write a dozen screenplays.
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