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Producer’s POV: Do’s and Don’t's of Reality Show Pitch Proposals

This summer, I judged The Hollywood Player Pitch Contest at NATPE’s PitchCon. For the past couple of years, I’ve helped TV Pitchers develop their materials and prepare for their pitches.  I thought it might be helpful to share some Do‘s and Don’t‘s of what ought to be in your proposal when pitching a script. DO: Know WHAT your...


Development Hell: Taken Right from ‘The Wire’

“We were more interested in the idea of systemic problems, not the idea that if you get rid of one bad cop, or if somebody has their appropriate emotional catharsis, all will be well.” –David Simon, creator of HBO’s The Wire, from The Revolution Was Televised by Alan Sepinwall === Brian is one of...

WGA News: August 2011

WGA's August News includes a call for documentary film nominees and a Great White Way intervention on behalf of a screenwriter who set in motion a successful franchise.