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Here's a great article for aspiring screenwriters. If you've ever been fortunate enough to have had a studio/production company request one of your screenplays, you always wonder how it will be received by a studio reader. Do they actually read the entire script or do they just skim it? Are they looking for a great script or are they looking for reasons to eliminate them? This article by Ken Miyamoto answers these questions.
There are several ways to connect with industry professionals. Perhaps the best way is to subscribe to IMDB Pro. That site is filled with contact info for companies and individuals. But, of course, that will cost you $19.99 per month. What about making contact through Facebook or Twitter or LinkedIn or other social media options? Ken Miyamoto of Screencraft offers some suggestions about using social media platforms to network with industry professionals in this article.
Have you ever wondered how you can make yourself more attractive to agents, managers, and producers? Here's an interesting article that will help answer some of those questions. It's an interview with Adam Harris Engelhard of Mailroom LA. He makes some really great points. Enjoy. - John Madormo