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Digital Hollywood Starts Tomorrow

Digital Hollywood Starts Tomorrow

Digital Hollywood starts tomorrow!  Please find a list of panels below that might be of interest to you.  You may also find a complete list of events here. Please follow us on twitter (@tvwriters) for updates and to find out where we will be throughout the festival. We hope to see you there! Tuesday, May 3, 2016 The Dealmaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making 12 Noon – 1:00 PM Guerin B,…

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Fellowships & Writing Programs – Deadlines Approaching!

Fellowships & Writing Programs – Deadlines Approaching!

Check out our new Fellowships & Writing Programs page under our drop down menu “Resources.”  You’ll find a detailed list of upcoming fellowships, programs, labs, and workshops that you can apply for in 2016. Don’t miss these great opportunities — check out the page today!

The Writers Lab 2016: Call for Submissions

The Writers Lab 2016: Call for Submissions

The Writers Lab, produced by IRIS and New York Women in Film & Television and funded by Meryl Streep, is now open for submissions of screenplays by women over the age of 40 (birthdate on or before 4/14/76)! For complete information on The Writers Lab and how to submit your screenplay, click here.

The Importance of the Right Attitude

The Importance of the Right Attitude

Here’s more of what we learned at Digital Hollywood about attitude. You become the people you surround yourself with, and bad relationships suck up a lot of time and energy…you waste more time when you are depressed. Acknowledging a bias will eliminate almost all of it. It’s best to call out the elephant in the room so that everyone can move on and focus on what you’re actually there to accomplish. Competence and confidence are perceived as one in the…

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Your Next Project

Your Next Project

Here’s some of what we learned at Digital Hollywood about how to approach your next project. Have a long-term vision for your project and start with the end goal in mind. Where do you want your project to land? Do you want to win Sundance? Gain 10K YouTube subscribers? Get an agent? Create for the sake of creating? Then, ask yourself, What is the feeling you want to deliver through this experience? What do you want to watch? Why would…

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The Internet and the Power of YouTube

The Internet and the Power of YouTube

Here’s some of what we learned at Digital Hollywood about the power of the internet and YouTube. YouTube is the #2 search engine, right behind Google. It’s a discovery platform where people constantly turn for information, how-to’s and to be entertained. That said, Linear Television is far from dead.  $70 billion are spent in TV ads every year. A big issue with linear is that less than 11% of their shows stick around for a second season. Because there are…

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Free Tickets: The New Situation

Free Tickets: The New Situation

Carlo Allen’s play, THE NEW SITUATION runs through September at The Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica. You can book at thenewsituation.brownpapertickets.com or else leave a comment and Carlo will do his best to get you a comp. You can read about Carlo’s experiences at  www.lastagetimes.com .

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