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Script-Selling Game A Hollywood Insider's Look at Getting Your Script Sold and Produced

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ISBN-10: 1932907912

ISBN-13: 9781932907919

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Kathie Fong Yoneda

List price: $19.95
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The Script-Selling Game is like having a mentor in the business who answers your questions and provides you with not only valuable information, but real-life examples on how to manoeuvre your way through the Hollywood labyrinth. While the first edition focused mostly on film and television movies, The second edition includes a new chapter on animation and another on utilizing the Internet to market yourself and find new opportunities, plus an expansive section on submitting for television and cable.It's like having your own insider script coach, giving you all the game plays and options! Kathie Fong Yoneda has read scripts and listened to pitches for more than 19,000 submissions. She not…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 245
Size: 5.99" wide x 8.97" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Yoneda is an industry veteran, currently under contract to Paramount TV in their Longform Division, and an independent script consultant whose clientele includes several award-winning writers.

Second Thoughts
In the Beginning…
Developing Ideas
Preparing For The Business Side Of Scripting
Meetings and Pitches
Pitching: A Necessary Evil
Talking' The Talk: Industry Speak (aka �What The Hell Are They Talking About?!�)
Taking The Meeting: What To Do When You Meet The Moguls
Submissions: What to Do and What not to Do
Making A List And Checking It Twice: Ten-Point Checklist For A Completed Script
The Submission And Development Processes: What Happens To A Script Once It's Submitted (aka �Who Is Reading My Script And What Are They Looking For?�)
Beware Of The Big Nine: The Nine Most Common Reasons Why Scripts Are Rejected
Thinking Beyond the Script
Walkin' The Walk: Creating Opportunities For Yourself
Stayin' Alive: Resolutions To Keep You productive And Challenged As A Writer
Navigating Your Way Through The Industry Maze (aka �Baby We're So Not In Kansas Anymore!�)
You Are Not Alone: Group Therapy For Writers (aka Getting The Most Out Of Writing Conferences And Writers' Groups)
A Word To The Wise: Agents, Lawyers, Consultants, And Other Possible Disasters
The Animation Revolution: So Much More Than Saturday Morning Cartoons
Using The Internet: How The Web Can Be Your New B.F.F.
A Few Last Words
About the Author