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Now You Have a Friend in the Industry!
So you want to get into show business? In Hollywood, it's not what you know, but who you know that counts. Whether your dream is to become a Hollywood writer or find the perfect producer to buy your script, at your fingertips are the insider hints and secrets you need to get discovered and succeed in this ultracompetitive industry. Hollywood guru and screenwriter Skip Press introduces you to hundreds of producers, directors, and agents and tells you how to reach them—by mail, phone, fax, or e-mail. You'll learn how to:
·Market screenplays, novels, or short stories to the right people
·Tailor your proposal to the preferences of each producer, director, or agent
·Understand the real Hollywood and everything show business
·Find the best agent or manager
"Thoughtfully written, clearly laid out, and of great value to beginners and old-timers alike. This book combines fearless opinions and invaluable hard facts—both of which are hard to find in Hollywood." —Gareth Wigan, co-vice chairman, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group
"An entertaining and valuable tool for anyone interested in show business." —Paul Mason Sr., vice president of production, Viacom
"An invaluable resource for breaking into the movie and television business." —Barbara Anne Hiser, Emmy-winning cable and network television producer
"An insightful guide to the intricate Hollywood network." —Oliver Eberle, founder and CEO, ShowBIZData.com
"The bonus for readers of this book is that Skip Press is a good writer—accessible, clear, persuasive, motivating, and easy to understand." —Jerry B. Jenkins, coauthor, the Left Behind series
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Skip Press is a screenwriter, novelist, and producer, and the author of hundreds of articles and dozens of books, including the Complete Idiot's Guide to Screenwriting. He lives in the Los Angeles area.
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Book Description Prima Lifestyles, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0761531874
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