Write It, Pitch It, Sell Your Screenplay
A Hollywood Buyer’s Insider Guide to Getting Your Script Past the Gatekeepers
This updated version of “The 1-3-5 Story Structure Made Simple System” still shares the nine essential elements of a sellable screenplay and adds the elements of story, the professional script writing process, clear steps on how to analyze your own scripts and more. Based on DMA’s professional background as a story analyst turned development executive, it is written from the gatekeeper’s point of view. The 1-3-5 System was the first story structure system integrated into Final Draft’s industry-leading software and is taught in media programs nationwide.
The Show Starter Reality TV Made Simple System
Ten Steps to Creating and Pitching a Sellable Reality Show
The first industry book on pitching a selling a reality show, Show Starter was based on DMA’s decade-plus career as a writer, producer, showrunner and production company head in unscripted TV. It remains the industry’s leading book on crafting unscripted content and is taught in media programs nationwide.
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