Submissions Insanity by Lucy V. Hay

Finding an agent or producer is hard … Especially as screenwriters usually have to go through a script reader first. SUBMISSIONS INSANITY is dedicated to the madness that is the spec pile and how scriptwriters misrepresent themselves, especially when trying to “stand out” from the crowd. From classics like accompanying CDs, to the truly bonkers: the adaptation (that wasn’t); the cheese-covered screenplay; or the one page pitch shaped like a jigsaw, UK Script Editor Lucy V Hay has seen them all! So forget everything you know … or think you know about submissions. Here’s what NOT to do …