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Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars Yesterday, 05:08 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,369
Posted By figment
Re: Franklin Leonard

So, in other words, I was correct? :)

Do you use the BL, JoeNYC?

My point in this thread, is that at least one agency has two different protocols for coverage giving -- and one is for all other...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-15-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,369
Posted By figment
Re: Franklin Leonard

Once again, I'm quoting this, below, because it is truly the most important post in this thread. If agencies do not take the BL seriously, WHY should you, the writer?





This is incorrect. IF you...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,369
Posted By figment
Re: Franklin Leonard

This would/should cause many who are querying to not even mention their BL placement, I would think, in order to not prejudice the coverage giver even more? Is that how you took it? Or that the...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-13-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,369
Posted By figment
Re: Franklin Leonard

I had three total reads -- but only two were positive. Here's what mine said:

Some good news: your script placed among the Top 15% of all entries, meaning that it received two good scores but fell...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-13-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,369
Posted By figment
Re: Franklin Leonard

I'm not sure this is correct, Strangerthanfiction -- I had a extremely positive read for the first read and the the next one was so-so, but I still got a third read (made the top 15 percent).

I...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-12-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 20,369
Posted By figment
Re: Franklin Leonard

The transparency is that the writer knows who is reading their script. And they can research that manager/company's taste/other produced work.

The BL -- by design -- hurts the writer, because you...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-11-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,911
Posted By figment
Re: Imagine Impact 3

Surprising how many already have reps/have been staffed on multiple shows.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-11-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By figment
Re: Seeking Suggestions for What to Ask When Contacting Industry Execs Cold

I understand the need to network and put yourself out there -- but you may want to rethink asking a casting director or finance person (that you don't know, through email) for advice on how to break...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-11-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By figment
Re: When you query ...

Here's a good thread on it, Merrick.

http://messageboard.donedealpro.com/boards/showthread.php?t=80548

Just keep it short and simple.

--Put the script title and genre in the subject line.

--...
Forum: Script Deals 09-09-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By figment
Re: The Crew -- Jeff

Congrats Jeff -- this seems like perfect casting with Kevin James!
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 09-07-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By figment
G-base prods

Anyone have the structure for G-base productions? Thx in advance.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-05-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,557
Posted By figment
Re: Nicholl 2019

The below is from their website. So, the bottom "Meaning and Magic" section I think is what Nicholl is looking for maybe more so than other competitions. Themes or thought-provoking stuff. So, a...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-01-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,557
Posted By figment
Re: Nicholl 2019

Nicholl Comments are up. Log into your account to get them.

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Behold, a comment from Reader One about my crime drama (top 15 percent; previously QF):

"I'd read a spin-off movie of almost...
Forum: Screenwriting 08-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,768
Posted By figment
Re: SCRIPT LENGTH: let's take a poll

When you posted this I thought it was bizarre. Five seconds ago I came across this, about Tony Gilroy doing the same thing....
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-23-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,672
Posted By figment
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

Writers are withholding donations to UCLA because of Nagy. ...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-20-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 675
Posted By figment
Re: Hollywood = McDonalds

The upcoming Last Christmas, written by Emma Thompson will make some $$ I'm sure.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9CEIcmWmtA
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-18-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,597
Posted By figment
Re: TrackingB vs Tracking Board Launch Pad

Just a few days ago, another writer got signed from appearing on scriptshadow with a AOW script (he signed with Good Fear) And before that, a writer got a greenlit movie deal for a horror that...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-15-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,863
Posted By figment
Re: Doing well in too many contests is a red flag for reps?

It always strikes me as hilarious when non-pro writers lecture other non-pro writers about how they'll never be a pro writer. :shifty:
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-13-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,863
Posted By figment
Re: Doing well in too many contests is a red flag for reps?

That made me laugh. I wonder if he feels the same way about reps?

You know, the more clients a rep has, the worse he must be. "When a rep is like, I have ten writers and they're all writing, I'm...
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 08-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,566
Posted By figment
Re: Emagine Content

I was asking what one was, as I've never been asked to submit one along with a script.

ETA: I googled. So now I know. But, yeah. Still seems weird to ask a writer to do this.
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 08-08-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,566
Posted By figment
Re: Emagine Content

DDoc -- here's their website in case you didn't see it.

http://www.emaginecontent.com/submissions.html

They rep talent, writers, directors, producers, influencers and have a youth division. Seems...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-03-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By figment
Re: Top Showrunners in Support of Nagys' Presidency

The new candidates have a website.

Too bad the WGA can't just have David Simon run for all positions.

https://www.wgaforwardtogether.com/#CANDIDATES
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 07-30-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 27,243
Posted By figment
Re: TitanCreed's Coverage Service!

Giving another shoutout for TitanCreed.

In reading notes I got last week, I think what he does better than some others is that he has an ability to see what you're going for in a scene, or...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 07-27-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By figment
Re: Top Showrunners in Support of Nagys' Presidency

I'm confused by it all -- this is David Simon's take:

https://twitter.com/AoDespair/status/1155135139594350593
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 07-25-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By figment
Re: Nicholl 2019 Results

One got nothing.

My sci-fi/thriller got 2 positive reads.

My big crime drama (which was a previous QF), got a top 15 percent. So I guess all my revisions made it... worse? Ah, comforting.
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