A Writer's Guide to Getting Past Production Company Readers
At a Glance
Story analysts, also known as script analysts or readers, are the gatekeepers at production companies and agencies. Working behind the scenes, they make or break writers' entree into the company for which they read.
A typical scenario: "I'm sorry, but the reader passed on your script" - which means you have gotten a big, fat NO. You get only one shot at that particular company. What happened?
Learn exactly what happened with Mindi White, author or Getting Past Me: A Writer's Guide to Production Company Readers - she will teach you how to ensure it will not happen again.
Most writers have no idea of what goes through story analysts' mind as they look at a screenplay, manuscript, magazine article, treatment, or any other project. The book explains how story analysts think and what you as a writer can do, letting you in on readers' trade secrets and giving you invaluable, key information that will ensure your work is reviewed favorably and fairly.
Story analyst and industry insider Mindi White goes beyond such basic subjects as character development and pacing and point of view, to focus on a POV the writer cannot get anywhere else: what influences a reader's take on submitted material.
Fast-paced, acerbic, and extremely informative, making the valuable lessons easy and fun to absorb, Getting Past Me offers insider tips, trade secrets, and real-life examples that are consistently illuminating and often surprising - and Mindi will share some of those secrets in this live FREE event at The Writers Store.
Where: The Writers Store
- Date available: 03/06/2012
- Publication date: 03/06/2012
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Meet the Author: Mindi White
Mindi White has been a respected story analyst since 1996, reading for top production companies and agencies and for numerous private clients. She has worked as a director of development for independent producers and produced the short film “The Priests.” Mindi has written two short films and four feature films. She lives in Hollywood, California.