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Write to TV, 2nd Edition by Martie Cook

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AGENTS, MANAGERS, AND ENTERTAINMENT ATTORNEYS

 

“A good entertainment attorney structures deals, drafts contracts, makes introductions, provides cachet, and offers career counsel.” … Daniel H. Black, entertainment attorney, Greenberg Traurig LLP

WHY YOU NEED AN AGENT

If you are going to work as a writer in the industry, you will need to find an agent to represent you. Besides your own personal connections, it is the primary way to get your material submitted to shows and read. As we have discussed, networks, studios, and production companies do not accept unsolicited scripts, for fear of litigation.

In addition, having an agent allows you to focus solely on the creative side of your career, while your agent handles the ...

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