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Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By finalact4
Re: Different managers for different projects?

no. not cool. not ethical.

you could have a situation where a manager is interested in you because you write genre films, sci-fi action thrillers and they want to read a sample of that work. they...
Forum: Films 11-28-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By finalact4
Re: The Irishman

Well... it starts off slow. I mean slow. And it doesn't seem to really pick up speed or intensity. I fell asleep three times. Missed the end. I will give it a go again, but it just wasn't as good as...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-27-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By finalact4
Re: Want and Need in a Slasher movie

In most cases, it's to discover WHY the killer kills in an effort to use the information to stop them, outsmart them or destroy them.

Scream:
Neve's wound is the murder of her mother, and her need...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-26-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By finalact4
Re: Film Rights Problem

I think you have to attempt to secure the TV/film rights. I would choose your words more carefully and avoid "make" them do something, because that gives an impression that you hold some power or...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-25-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By finalact4
Re: My Advice For Screenwriters

Every writer will have, and develop, their own process.

Sometimes that's in the form of handwritten notes to start, sometimes an outline, logline, beat sheet, or treatment. All of them are...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-24-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By finalact4
Re: Contest v.s Query Letters

Spot on.

Think of it this way, the finalists are going to be the only ones that really get attention for the writing in the top, let's say 3-5 contests, that's like only 15 - 30 writers, out of ALL...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 11-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By finalact4
Re: How To Hit Your Writing Sweetspot

Another, great informative video, Dominic.

I will offer that I am a writer of dark action thrillers, but did step outside my lane because I had a high concept idea for a fresh take on a rom-com and...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-21-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Re: Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

impact 3 creators. not especially diverse. many already well established writers.

https://www.imagine-impact.com/i3-creators
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-21-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Re: Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

yikes! and here, i thought it couldn't get worse.:eek:
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 11-20-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By finalact4
Atomic Monster

I have James Wan's manager's email, but am looking for his company's direct email addy. I would appreciate if anyone is inclined to share.

regards,
FA4
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-19-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Re: Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

That's an interesting take, lostfootage, depressing, but very interesting.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-18-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Re: Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

the difference is that they don't have to search individuals, they search with a pool of 11,000 applicants and with AI that learns, well it's prolly pretty dynamic.

they ask right up front if you're...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-18-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By finalact4
Re: Ever sold inventory?

Devil's advocate, here...:fryingpan:



they are until someone is willing to pay for them.



but you own the copyrights, so it's not like anyone can lift the idea and the characters, so i'm not...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-18-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By finalact4
Re: New York Is Better Than LA

I love New York City. Been visiting every year, multiple times per year for decades. no way, LA holds a candle... except for the weather. that's a huge + for LA, if you can breathe.:D
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 11-18-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By finalact4
Re: Abrams Artists Signs WGA CoC

so nice to see some progress. two cancelled IPOs and two new CoC franchises, signed. well done, WGA.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-18-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Re: Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

their goal isn't to evaluate the quality of the writing, but use a set of "keys" that help them identify diverse writers who have faced and overcome personal and/or professional challenges.

with a...
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 11-18-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By finalact4
Re: Streaming Services - New Ops for MOW Projects

So I use both DDP and IMDBpro. As members have stated previously, some information may no longer be accurate. i'm not sure if that effects the big companies, but you work with the cards you're dealt....
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-17-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Re: Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

the next round will prolly be a bunch of writers trying to answer the questions to get the AI's attention.

me: imma gonna enter a bunch of 1s and 0s.
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 11-17-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By finalact4
Re: Streaming Services - New Ops for MOW Projects

You may want to target the production companies that have development deals with Netflix and Amazon. Some of them are the same prodco for both networks-- i guess that's how they're classified.
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 11-17-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By finalact4
Re: Manager/Producers want to write with you

They don't pay for options, it's a non-starter for them. they will offer $1, and expect you to write/rewrite for free.

I don't think they're mincing words, imo, they want to find material to...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 11-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By finalact4
Re: Manager/Producers want to write with you

Have you considered asking them to recommend you to one of their managers?
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 11-16-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By finalact4
Re: How To Weaponise Your Personal Story

Hey Dominic, good to see you back and really enjoyed this video. It's a good way to set yourself up in the best possible light when entering into a conversation with other creative types.

Thanks for...
Forum: Films 11-16-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By finalact4
Re: Ford vs. Ferrari

did you find it as good as RUSH?
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-15-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By finalact4
Imagine Impact Using AI to Select Candidates...

This was a bit of a shock to me. Learning that it wasn't the material, but rather the personal struggle that got you noticed on your submission. Seems clear they did not read every script submitted....
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,859
Posted By finalact4
Re: When you query ...

Adam Kolbrenner tells the story of PRISONERS and how long it took (20 drafts) to get a draft they thought was good enough to send out and everyone in town passed on it. It wasn't until they sent it...
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