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Old 09-06-2014, 05:53 PM   #5
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Default Re: How to Approach Showrunners

Originally Posted by Filmmagician View Post
What about contacting a showrunners agent to read your spec for a writing job on their series?
Showrunners get tons of material filtered from PODs, studios, networks, agencies, managers, people they know, etc so they get swamped for their shows from everywhere -- coming from their own agent doesn't exactly make it more appealing.

Also an agent wouldn't want to just send their showrunner client a lot unless it's worth their while because they know how busy they are -- and they don't want to be fired for making more work for them.

Writer on a cable drama.
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