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Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 01-23-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Logistics of Manager Meetings

1) Was there a receptionist at a front desk who greeted you when you walked in? If so, did the receptionist offer you something to drink? If so, what (water/coffee/other)?

Even small firms &...
Forum: Films 01-16-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: 1917

No one was doing 40 minute takes, of course. As you can see/learn from the video below, they rehearsed and rehearsed and rehearsed. They built sets specifically to allow for filming. They put an...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 01-03-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: What's the scene like now?

Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are focusing on established writers. They have the money so they can afford the "best." So even with more TV series & movies for "TV" being made, from what I've seen in...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 01-01-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Happy New Year - 2020!

I hope everyone has a very happy and wonderful new year.

:newyear:
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 12-29-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Possible Stolen Script

I would suggest contacting a lawyer first in a situation like this. Did anything actually get stolen? Who knows? Maybe. But very possibly not, too. Similar to almost exact ideas do come up -...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 12-28-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: How Does Being a Writer / Director Work?

I'm traveling so I'll make this a little quick...

Normally an unknown writer is not going to first of all sell their spec script. Then second they are not going to be allowed to direct it, so I...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 12-25-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Happy Holidays

I wanted to wish everyone a very Happy Holidays!

:xmastree: :santa>
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 12-16-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Starting Out Questions

Let me throw out a few (frank) comments real quick; but I'm sure some others will jump in too with some other thoughts.

How do you start? That's a wide open question. Granted being/becoming a...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 12-15-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: ICM email, partners or talent?

Yes, probably wise. Then keep an eye for any bounce backs in case you need to adjust.
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 12-15-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: ICM email, partners or talent?

They *probably* allow for both. Usually when a group or company changes emails they give everyone the newest/latest domain for the e-mail address as possible. Then they allow for anyone with older...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 12-12-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Gift ideas for Reps

I will +1 on this, of course. And I'd also say, just call the assistant. They should know and have probably had a few calls come in so they may even be able to steer you away from getting a...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-28-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Auto-BioPics Specs Sells More?

I think this is a bit of an oversimplification and implies that all a writer has to do is write stories based on their own lives/their true life experiences to have a better chance of making it. It...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-25-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Film Rights Problem

Yes and/or yes. If he drew some manga and told everyone they could do their own versions of it, that means one thing. (I actually helped a friend with a website who was working at a manga publishing...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-24-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Contest vs Query Letters

The vast majority of script writers will never ever win a contest, so in general, a great query letter is the only way for them to go, especially in term of this "question."

But at the end of the...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-20-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,365
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: New York Is Better Than LA

Here are more details on what Jeff noted: https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/netflix-production-hub-new-york-city-1203192541/
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-19-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,365
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: New York Is Better Than LA

You are preaching to the choir. :thumbsup:
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-19-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,365
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: New York Is Better Than LA

To be honest and fair, some things are better and some are worst since I first moved out here 33 years ago. Is it more expensive? Yes. Is it more crowded? Without a doubt. Has the homeless problem...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-19-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,365
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: New York Is Better Than LA

I love LA. Plain and simple. Is it perfect? No. But then neither is New York. I've seen and smelled more than enough in that city. Worse than anything here. (Oh and it's super cold, rainy, and with...
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 11-17-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Streaming Services - New Ops for MOW Projects

Most of the big development deals with & for Netflix are with big creators who create their own material: Ryan Murphy, Shonda Rhymes, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Mtt Reeves, etc. As noted above...
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 11-16-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Streaming Services - New Ops for MOW Projects

If one does a search on our main site, they can see the various streaming services that are doing movies. Netflix really seems to lead the way. But most of if not pretty much all of the projects...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 11-07-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Martin Scorsese's Op-Ed on Marvel and Cinema

When I first heard Scorsese's comments about Marvel movies, I thought he was being a little bit of jerk by taking a jab at his fellow filmmakers’ movies. I didn’t think it was the...
Forum: Films 10-26-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Dolemite Is My Name

I wouldn't quite call this a quintessential situation of where the script was actor's bait. Obviously, that happens and needs to happen for most movies to get a greenlight; but Eddie originally met...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 10-20-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: Best Channel on YouTube

He's been a member of our forums since December 2018 and has posted multiple links to his various videos on YouTube in the ANNOUNCEMENTS forum.

Here is his profile in case you or anyone else wants...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 10-18-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,427
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: What do you make of this query response?

No. Absolutely not. Never. Ever.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 10-17-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By Done Deal Pro
Re: PSA To All Film Schools Students and Graduates

Ah. So via friends who tell you about what their life out here is like, you are making these blanket comments. Okay. Well, I don't know what they are doing or who they are working for, but it's a...
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