Pamela Douglas is a winner of the Humanitas Prize and numerous other screenwriting awards and nominations including Emmys, Writers Guild of America, and American Women in Radio and Television. The many shows she has written include Star Trek: The Next Generation that was named one of the top 100 shows by the Writers Guild of America. At the USC School of Cinematic Arts she is a Professor in the Division of Screen and Television Writing where she teaches screenwriting.
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The Future of Television - Book Signing
by Pamela Douglas
Articles by Pamela Douglas
Break out of the box of traditional screenwriting assumptions! In this excerpt from Writing the TV Drama Series: Second Edition, Pamela Douglas gives you some new rules for writing television that have changed significantly in just the past couple of years.
An hour show has to fit in an hour
Actually, a network hour is less than 50 minutes, with commercial br... (read more)