• Confessions From A Former Hollywood Script Reader by Justin Trevor Winters

    SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FILM COURAGE YOUTUBE CHANNEL http://bit.ly/18DPN37 CONNECT WITH JUSTIN TREVOR WINTERS http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4443124/ https://www.facebook.com/KillingWinstonJones CONNECT WITH US http://www.FilmCourage.com http://CanIGoViral.com http://twitter.com/#!/FilmCourage https://www.facebook.com/filmcourage http://pinterest.com/filmcourage

    published: 07 Dec 2013
  • Super Bad - Script Reading

    See how the pro's from Hollywood do a script read.

    published: 24 Mar 2013
  • Shit Script Readers Say

    BITTER SCRIPT READER THE SERIES! Based on the popular screenwriting blog, http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com. This series will show you: How to write a screenplay. How to become a screenwriter. How to get an agent. The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/

    published: 11 Mar 2012
  • Hollywood Gatekeepers: How Did You Become a Studio Script Reader?

    How does a screeenplay get discovered? How does a screenplay get developed? We're excited to share some video clips from this exclusive event for screenwriters and professional studio readers and industry professionals at LA Film School in Hollywood on April 9, 2014. Our esteemed panel of studio readers and development executives discussed the art of getting a screenplay into the hands of decision makers. Here are the full notes from the event: http://www.screencraft.org/blog/hollywood-gatekeepers-event/ Here are the panelists: Mindi White, studio reader Mindi has been a respected consultant and story analyst since 1996, reading for top production companies and agencies and for numerous private clients. Some of her credits include HBO Films, Miramax, DreamWorks, Creative Artists Ag...

    published: 20 Apr 2014
  • "How to be a Reader" by The Bitter Script Reader

    One of the most frequently asked questions The Bitter Script Reader is asked is "How can I become a script reader?" In response to that, he's got some straight talk about the realities of his (former) profession. The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/

    published: 18 Dec 2013
  • What Script Readers Say

    Contact over 400 screenplay agents and over 650 producers and Sell your Script the easy way! http://www.scriptmailer.com Some funny clips from the things that script readers say when reading a screenplay. Some screenplays are painful to read and I can empathize with the bitterscript puppet here 100%. Script readers often hold the keys to screenwriting agency and these are the first people you need to impress if you want to sell your screenplay.

    published: 26 Aug 2013
  • The Bitter Script Reader pitches his script TOBY IS NOW FOLLOWING YOU

    To celebrate his 1000th blog post, the Bitter Script Reader has uploaded his screenplay TOBY IS NOW FOLLOWING YOU, to the Black List website. For more details, see this post: http://thebitterscriptreader.blogspot.com/2013/12/1000th-post-my-script-toby-is-now.html Logline: After a chance encounter, a young man becomes infatuated with an attractive woman and is determined to become the perfect man for her. His curious voyeurism turns obsessive as he exploits her online footprint to insert himself into her life. And the more success he has in manipulating her, the greater the temptation to go further... Find it here: https://www.blcklst.com/members/scripts/view/13355 The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Foll...

    published: 09 Dec 2013
  • Townhall Script Readers

    published: 11 Sep 2009
  • Beethoven in Vienna: The Musical Script Reading in Hampstead, London

    Initial reading of the revised script by members of Travesty Theatre Company in association with Mercury Musical Development, London For more details, visit BeethovenInVienna.com

    published: 11 Apr 2010
  • 12-Step Screenwriting: Week 1 - Idea, concept story

    The Bitter Script Reader gets you started in the screenwriting process by explaining the difference between idea, concept and story, in the first of a 12-part series designed to aid you in writing a screenplay over the next few months. Note: You might want to rewatch "Back to the Future" in preparation for this series because it's going to come up. A lot. This video will show you: How to write a screenplay How to write a script How to come up with a great idea The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/

    published: 30 May 2012
  • Writing for Stage and Screen: Hollywood Script Readers Reveal Tips of the Trade

    Panelists dispense insider advice, talk about how coverage is written, share how they landed their positions as script readers, and speak about the state of the marketplace. Panelists: Jamie Lai, development executive at Teddy Zee Productions (West 32nd, Hitch, Saving Face); Christopher Morrison, script consultant at GMI (Death Race, Bottle Shock, Open Water); Elizabeth Passarelli, script consultant at Red Om Films (Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, Mona Lisa Smile, Maid in Manhattan); Noah Pohl, former script reader at Paramount Vantage and Bold Films (Legion, Bobby) Moderator: Prince Gomolvilas, author of The Theory of Everything and creator of Bamboo Nation

    published: 12 Mar 2010
  • Script Reading for LG Washer Dryer

    published: 23 Apr 2012
  • "What Contests Do I Recommend?" by The Bitter Script Reader

    It's hard to know where to send your screenplay once you're done with it. This week's video looks at a popular option - Screenwriting Contests Here are the contests listed in this video: Scriptapalooza - http://scriptapalooza.com The Austin Film Festival Screenplay Contest - http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/new/screenplay Final Draft Big Break - http://www.finaldraft.com/products/big-break/ The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/

    published: 29 May 2013
  • "Dream sequences suck!" by the Bitter Script Reader

    There are few things that script readers hate to read more than dream sequences. The Bitter Script Reader points out the ways that hacks abuse this element. Most of the time, a dream scene isn't essential to the story in a good script. The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/

    published: 30 Jan 2013
  • Screenwriting 101-How to Make Page 1 of Your Script Kick Ass

    http://scriptbully.com/ebook6 For FREE INSTANT access to my eBook "7 Secrets to a Kick-Ass and Marketable Screenplay" head over to ScriptBully.com (http://scriptbully.com/ebook6) AND become supremely awesome TODAY! Screenwriting is hard enough without having screenplay readers totally ignore your script from the get go. And yet that's just what happens when page one of your script completely turns off a reader who can get your script read by decision-makers...and possibly turbo-charge your screenwriting career. In this video, former screenplay reader Michael Rogan of ScriptBully.com shares his insider tips for ensuring you catch the eye of a reader from the very first page of your script. (The answer may surprise you. And it has nothing to do with putting in more explosions into your scr...

    published: 02 Apr 2013
  • Writing for Stage and Screen Hollywood Script Readers Reveal Tips of the Trade Low

    Contact over 400 screenplay agents and over 650 producers and Sell your Script the easy way! http://www.scriptmailer.com

    published: 23 Jan 2014
Confessions From A Former Hollywood Script Reader by Justin Trevor Winters

Confessions From A Former Hollywood Script Reader by Justin Trevor Winters

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  • Duration: 4:47
  • Updated: 07 Dec 2013
  • views: 15728
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SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FILM COURAGE YOUTUBE CHANNEL http://bit.ly/18DPN37 CONNECT WITH JUSTIN TREVOR WINTERS http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4443124/ https://www.facebook.com/KillingWinstonJones CONNECT WITH US http://www.FilmCourage.com http://CanIGoViral.com http://twitter.com/#!/FilmCourage https://www.facebook.com/filmcourage http://pinterest.com/filmcourage
https://wn.com/Confessions_From_A_Former_Hollywood_Script_Reader_By_Justin_Trevor_Winters
Super Bad - Script Reading

Super Bad - Script Reading

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  • Duration: 7:21
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2013
  • views: 10745
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See how the pro's from Hollywood do a script read.
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Shit Script Readers Say

Shit Script Readers Say

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  • Duration: 1:00
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2012
  • views: 9210
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BITTER SCRIPT READER THE SERIES! Based on the popular screenwriting blog, http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com. This series will show you: How to write a screenplay. How to become a screenwriter. How to get an agent. The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/
https://wn.com/Shit_Script_Readers_Say
Hollywood Gatekeepers: How Did You Become a Studio Script Reader?

Hollywood Gatekeepers: How Did You Become a Studio Script Reader?

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  • Duration: 5:56
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2014
  • views: 867
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How does a screeenplay get discovered? How does a screenplay get developed? We're excited to share some video clips from this exclusive event for screenwriters and professional studio readers and industry professionals at LA Film School in Hollywood on April 9, 2014. Our esteemed panel of studio readers and development executives discussed the art of getting a screenplay into the hands of decision makers. Here are the full notes from the event: http://www.screencraft.org/blog/hollywood-gatekeepers-event/ Here are the panelists: Mindi White, studio reader Mindi has been a respected consultant and story analyst since 1996, reading for top production companies and agencies and for numerous private clients. Some of her credits include HBO Films, Miramax, DreamWorks, Creative Artists Agency, and United Talent Agency. She has taught story analysis at the The Learning Tree and at Los Angeles City College. She is the author of Getting Past Me: A Writer's Guide to Production Company Readers. She has worked as a director of development for independent producers and produced the short film "The Priests." Mindi has written two short films and four feature films. Katherine Tomlinson, studio reader Although her grandmother could never wrap her head around the idea that she writes book reports for a living, Katherine Tomlinson has been a freelance story analyst for the last two decades. She began her career as an intern for Lauren Shuler Donner and Richard Donner, then worked as Director of Development for action-meister Joel Silver. Her clients include Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Michael De Luca Productions, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Lionsgate Television, among others. In the past she has worked for two of James Cameron's ex-wives, several Oscar-winning and nominated screenwriters, and an Emmy winner. Her adaptation of the novel Killing Suki Flood is in pre-production with French director Louis-Pascal Couvelaire attached. She is the author of Avoiding Pasadena: A Screenwriter's Road Map to Selling a Script. Berkeley Hunt, story analyst Berkeley Hunt is a freelance writer and story analyst specializing in the horror, sci­fi and crime genres. Over the last sixteen years she has worked on such films as Looper, End Of Watch, The Reaping andOcean's 11. Left to her own devices, she reads books on history and geology and carries on a not­so­secret love affair with Belgian boy reporter Tintin. She is based in North Hollywood, California, home of the Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences and the infamous Circus Liquor Clown. Meredith Weick, K/O Paper Products (THE MUMMY, NOW YOU SEE ME) Meredith Wieck is an Illinois native who packed her car and drove out to LA after graduating with a degree in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Illinois in 2009. She started her career at MGM Studios, working on movies such as RED DAWN and HOT TUB TIME MACHINE. In 2011, Meredith joined Mary Parent's newly-formed production shingle Disruption Entertainment as an assistant working closely with the executives to build a very full development slate. She was then promoted to Creative Executive in Fall 2012 and was instrumental in bringing in the New York Times Bestselling YA Book Series "Tigers Curse" by Colleen Houck, which sold to Paramount. In Spring 2013, Meredith moved over to Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci's company in features, working most recently on THE MUMMY Reboot and the Sequel to NOW YOU SEE ME, which will both go into production later this year. Matthew Porter, Penchant Entertainment Matthew Porter is a founding Partner of Penchant Entertainment and has been instrumental in securing financing for the company's development and production slate. Matt currently works with Partner, Erin Eggers, in the development of Feature Film and Television projects for the company and oversees everyday operations. Matthew and Erin have worked together for over five years in development and production, first with Ozla Pictures and most recently with Morgan Creek Productions (DEAD RINGERS, MAJOR LEAGUE, TRUE ROMANCE). Coming from a long line of entrepreneurs, Matthew continues to forge his own path in the Entertainment Industry and has built an excellent reputation in the business since moving to Los Angeles in 2009. Matthew earned his B.A. in History and Film Production from Ohio State University in 2008. Taylor Benzie, Kaplan/Perrone Taylor Benzie is a talent and literary manager at Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment, where he represents writers, directors and performers in film and television. Prior to Kaplan/Perrone, Taylor spent over three years at Mosaic where he worked with a diverse group of talent from young, up and coming comedians and writers to highly established award-winning actors and directors, including Will Ferrell, Andy Samberg, Jim Carrey and Will Forte.
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"How to be a Reader" by The Bitter Script Reader

"How to be a Reader" by The Bitter Script Reader

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  • Duration: 3:12
  • Updated: 18 Dec 2013
  • views: 2383
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One of the most frequently asked questions The Bitter Script Reader is asked is "How can I become a script reader?" In response to that, he's got some straight talk about the realities of his (former) profession. The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/
https://wn.com/How_To_Be_A_Reader_By_The_Bitter_Script_Reader
What Script Readers Say

What Script Readers Say

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  • Duration: 1:00
  • Updated: 26 Aug 2013
  • views: 76
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Contact over 400 screenplay agents and over 650 producers and Sell your Script the easy way! http://www.scriptmailer.com Some funny clips from the things that script readers say when reading a screenplay. Some screenplays are painful to read and I can empathize with the bitterscript puppet here 100%. Script readers often hold the keys to screenwriting agency and these are the first people you need to impress if you want to sell your screenplay.
https://wn.com/What_Script_Readers_Say
The Bitter Script Reader pitches his script TOBY IS NOW FOLLOWING YOU

The Bitter Script Reader pitches his script TOBY IS NOW FOLLOWING YOU

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  • Duration: 0:53
  • Updated: 09 Dec 2013
  • views: 1738
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To celebrate his 1000th blog post, the Bitter Script Reader has uploaded his screenplay TOBY IS NOW FOLLOWING YOU, to the Black List website. For more details, see this post: http://thebitterscriptreader.blogspot.com/2013/12/1000th-post-my-script-toby-is-now.html Logline: After a chance encounter, a young man becomes infatuated with an attractive woman and is determined to become the perfect man for her. His curious voyeurism turns obsessive as he exploits her online footprint to insert himself into her life. And the more success he has in manipulating her, the greater the temptation to go further... Find it here: https://www.blcklst.com/members/scripts/view/13355 The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/
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Townhall Script Readers

Townhall Script Readers

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  • Duration: 1:58
  • Updated: 11 Sep 2009
  • views: 43
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Beethoven in Vienna: The Musical  Script Reading in Hampstead, London

Beethoven in Vienna: The Musical Script Reading in Hampstead, London

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  • Duration: 9:49
  • Updated: 11 Apr 2010
  • views: 186
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Initial reading of the revised script by members of Travesty Theatre Company in association with Mercury Musical Development, London For more details, visit BeethovenInVienna.com
https://wn.com/Beethoven_In_Vienna_The_Musical_Script_Reading_In_Hampstead,_London
12-Step Screenwriting: Week 1 - Idea, concept story

12-Step Screenwriting: Week 1 - Idea, concept story

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  • Duration: 1:28
  • Updated: 30 May 2012
  • views: 26568
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The Bitter Script Reader gets you started in the screenwriting process by explaining the difference between idea, concept and story, in the first of a 12-part series designed to aid you in writing a screenplay over the next few months. Note: You might want to rewatch "Back to the Future" in preparation for this series because it's going to come up. A lot. This video will show you: How to write a screenplay How to write a script How to come up with a great idea The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/
https://wn.com/12_Step_Screenwriting_Week_1_Idea,_Concept_Story
Writing for Stage and Screen: Hollywood Script Readers Reveal Tips of the Trade

Writing for Stage and Screen: Hollywood Script Readers Reveal Tips of the Trade

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  • Duration: 1:21:00
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2010
  • views: 9428
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Panelists dispense insider advice, talk about how coverage is written, share how they landed their positions as script readers, and speak about the state of the marketplace. Panelists: Jamie Lai, development executive at Teddy Zee Productions (West 32nd, Hitch, Saving Face); Christopher Morrison, script consultant at GMI (Death Race, Bottle Shock, Open Water); Elizabeth Passarelli, script consultant at Red Om Films (Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, Mona Lisa Smile, Maid in Manhattan); Noah Pohl, former script reader at Paramount Vantage and Bold Films (Legion, Bobby) Moderator: Prince Gomolvilas, author of The Theory of Everything and creator of Bamboo Nation
https://wn.com/Writing_For_Stage_And_Screen_Hollywood_Script_Readers_Reveal_Tips_Of_The_Trade
Script Reading for LG Washer Dryer

Script Reading for LG Washer Dryer

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  • Duration: 0:40
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2012
  • views: 118
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https://wn.com/Script_Reading_For_Lg_Washer_Dryer
"What Contests Do I Recommend?" by The Bitter Script Reader

"What Contests Do I Recommend?" by The Bitter Script Reader

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  • Duration: 1:47
  • Updated: 29 May 2013
  • views: 2277
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It's hard to know where to send your screenplay once you're done with it. This week's video looks at a popular option - Screenwriting Contests Here are the contests listed in this video: Scriptapalooza - http://scriptapalooza.com The Austin Film Festival Screenplay Contest - http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/new/screenplay Final Draft Big Break - http://www.finaldraft.com/products/big-break/ The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/
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"Dream sequences suck!" by the Bitter Script Reader

"Dream sequences suck!" by the Bitter Script Reader

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  • Duration: 3:43
  • Updated: 30 Jan 2013
  • views: 3736
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There are few things that script readers hate to read more than dream sequences. The Bitter Script Reader points out the ways that hacks abuse this element. Most of the time, a dream scene isn't essential to the story in a good script. The main page: http://www.youtube.com/bitterscriptreader Check out the Blog: http://TheBitterScriptReader.blogspot.com Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittrScrptReadr Puppet courtesy of http://www.puppetsinc.com/
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Screenwriting 101-How to Make Page 1 of Your Script Kick Ass

Screenwriting 101-How to Make Page 1 of Your Script Kick Ass

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  • Duration: 3:19
  • Updated: 02 Apr 2013
  • views: 20307
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http://scriptbully.com/ebook6 For FREE INSTANT access to my eBook "7 Secrets to a Kick-Ass and Marketable Screenplay" head over to ScriptBully.com (http://scriptbully.com/ebook6) AND become supremely awesome TODAY! Screenwriting is hard enough without having screenplay readers totally ignore your script from the get go. And yet that's just what happens when page one of your script completely turns off a reader who can get your script read by decision-makers...and possibly turbo-charge your screenwriting career. In this video, former screenplay reader Michael Rogan of ScriptBully.com shares his insider tips for ensuring you catch the eye of a reader from the very first page of your script. (The answer may surprise you. And it has nothing to do with putting in more explosions into your screenplay. Yes, I'm talking to you, Michael Bay.) Subscribe Today! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=scriptbully ScriptBully's YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/ScriptBully Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ScriptBully Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/scriptbully http://scriptbully.com/ebook6 For FREE INSTANT access to my eBook "7 Secrets to a Kick-Ass and Marketable Screenplay" head over to ScriptBully.com (http://scriptbully.com/ebook6) AND become supremely awesome TODAY!
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Writing for Stage and Screen Hollywood Script Readers Reveal Tips of the Trade Low

Writing for Stage and Screen Hollywood Script Readers Reveal Tips of the Trade Low

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  • Duration: 1:21:00
  • Updated: 23 Jan 2014
  • views: 89
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Contact over 400 screenplay agents and over 650 producers and Sell your Script the easy way! http://www.scriptmailer.com
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