Alan Denton gives tips on how to break into the industry, improve your writing portfolio, and more!

Broadcast on November 30th, 2018
Running Time: 50:21

 

Summary:

Need tips on breaking into that whiz-bang magical world of writing for television? Special guest Alan Denton (Sonic Boom, Sunny Day) gives tips on how to break into the industry, improve your writing portfolio, and more!


TIMESTAMPS:

0:52 — It begins!
1:42 — How did you get to where you are now?
9:03 — What can you do to prepare your portfolio?
13:53 — Where can I get real feedback on my work?
20:02 — Do You Need to Move to LA?
22:57 — How long are TV scripts on average?
24:04 — Storyboard-driven vs. Script-driven productions
26:37 — The process a script goes through to get on TV
28:59 — How do you write for a target audience?
34:12 — How to handle writing an adaptation of an existing work?
39:57 — Pacing multi-episode story-lines and overarching plots
42:00 — Improv in the booth?
47:30 — Shilling and wrap up!


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