TITLE

HITTING THE BOARDS

AUTHOR(S)
Rowe, Wesley
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Script (10922016);Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers views on the pitfalls associated with a screenwriter who took formal education in screenwriting. He infers that for Hollywood executives, the mere fact that the screenwriter went to a school film, would make them reluctant to know who wrote it to get away with the expenses that goes with their acquisition of the writer's contribution. He added that movie executives use a writer's talent as an excuse that he need not go to a film school, thereby making it easy for them to push a deal that is not financially taxing on their part.
ACCESSION #
31180108

 

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