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Once your spec scripts and your portfolio is ready, how to you leverage your work into a paying career? Emmy-nominated writer Pamela Douglas takes us into the industry with dozens of tips on how to get a job as a writer.



  • 30:12 video that features the FilmTalk presentation and follow-up Q&A with host Jason Tomaric
  • Companion guide


  • Whether you need to live in LA to work as a writer
  • How to get your foot in the door in Hollywood
  • Getting viewers to raise your profile in the industry
  • How to get your content in front of the people who matter
  • The realities of becoming an overnight success
  • The qualities of a successful writer
The videos are a big leap forward for contemporary classroom videos, utilizing clean greenscreen, working professionals and 16:9. The film is well-paced and will be a great addition to classroom instruction. It is designed and constructed in ways both interesting and accessible to student filmmakers. I hope to utilize the material in my classroom!”
   - Tom Dunphy, Orange-Ulster BOCES