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How do I hire a script writer?

I'm currently working on a plot, a story. I have NO experience with script writing and I don't really have time. I work and make music - so my aim is to continue working on my plot and character development with the intention of eventually hiring a script writer.
Of course I'm poor so I don't have a big budget for this, but I suppose my main question is, are there any websites or forums where I can inquire?

Also, forgive my ignorance, but is a scriptwriter and screenplay writer the same thing?
Thank you for any help given.

I am a script writer and i need an agent.?

I suggest contacting the Writer's Guild for info

West coast

http://www.wga.org/

East coast

http://www.wgaeast.org/

http://www.writersguild.org/webrss/

What makes a good scriptwriter?

A good scriptwriter writes a screenplay where the characters drive the story and not the other way around. In a good screenplay the story moves forward because realistic characters make reasonable and rational decisions which serve their interests. In a bad screenplay they make strange and irrational decisions which clearly serve the film maker’s objectives and not their own.Slasher films are classic examples of bad screenplays. If a group of teens are on their own in a remote location with a crazed killer on the loose, they would never split up. They would always try to stay together as much as possible. But in slasher movies the characters regularly go off on their own with the flimsiest of rationales because their actions serve the movie. The script needs them to be separate so they split up.

How can i become a movie/drama script writer?

If you want to be a screenwriter, you write. You write every day. Writing is a passion and a discipline. You have to want to write. It is a solitary vocation. You need dedication and - more importantly - you need an imagination. Without an imagination ... you'll end up sitting around in your underwear on Y!A telling aspiring screenwriters to become novelists.

There are screenwriting classes offered at technical schools. I always recommend that someone that's never taken a screenwriting class take one. Then drop out. You'll have learned everything you can possibly learn in one semester.

You have to understand formatting. Read screenplays. They're available online here:

www.script-o-rama.com
www.simplyscripts.com
www.imsdb.com

Pick up a copy of the Screenwriters Bible by David Trottier, it'll answer the questions you have.

Learn the Monomyth. It's the basis of virtually every story ever written, and was extensively written about in The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell. There are two ways to shortcut HWATF: read the Vogler memo here:

www.skepticfiles.org/atheist2/hero.htm

And get a copy of Chris Vogler's book A Writers Journey. You'll learn story arc, and start to get a handle on pacing.

I'd recommend getting a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter. It's the de-facto standard software package for formatting screenplays. It's also pricey. If you're not ready to make the few hundred dollar leap, then get a copy of celtx, it's free and it's a pretty good package. You can get it here:

www.celtx.com

You now have all the tools you need to be a screenwriter: you know format, you know Monomyth, you know pacing, and you've got the software to help you get everything down on paper.

A screenplay is between 90 and 120 pages.

THAT is how you become a screenwriter.

How do I get into the porn industry as a script writer?

Hey, it's not that crazy. Right now, actually, porn with plots are really booming, thanks to the new trend of parodying old and new sitcoms like "Not The Bradys" or "Scrubs XXX", or even movies, like "Pirates". It's a hot commodity, and the industry is always in need of people who can write a decent script with some funny lines that ties all the action together.

My first piece of advice would be to read Eric Spitznagel's "Fast Forward: Confessions Of A Porn Screenwriter". It's a humorous look at his experiences, not a how-to book, but it will still give you a sort of introduction to things.

Secondly, you just have to start getting yourself out there and trying for it. Go to the adult industry expo's and network a bit- have a card, express your interest in script writing. Get in contact with companies who you'd like to work with (and remember to do your research, because there's nothing that looks worse than making a proposal to, say, a company that only does gonzo work). Watch some of the classics (stuff from the 70's and the Golden Age of Porn are wonderful) to get a good feel for what works in terms of structure and whatnot. Watch some of the current stuff (like from Wicked, Vivid, etc.) to see what's hot right now and what they're looking for. Practice writing (not only will it hone your craft, but you'll get some good samples out of it, and maybe an entire script you can then shop around). Get in contact with some other porn scriptwriters and see if you can get some recommendations and maybe they can put in a good word. And, as always, be professional and don't give up.

Good luck!

Who is the genius scriptwriter of Dr House series?

there are several scriptwriters



Series Writing credits



David Shore



(162 episodes, 2004-2011)



Peter Blake



(21 episodes, 2004-2011)



Lawrence Kaplow



(20 episodes, 2004-2011)



Thomas L. Moran



(18 episodes, 2004-2011)



David Foster



(18 episodes, 2005-2011)



Liz Friedman



(16 episodes, 2005-2011)



Russel Friend



(16 episodes, 2005-2011)



Garrett Lerner



(16 episodes, 2005-2011)



Sara Hess



(15 episodes, 2005-2011)



Doris Egan



(15 episodes, 2006-2010)



David Hoselton



(11 episodes, 2006-2011)



Eli Attie



(10 episodes, 2007-2011)



Pam Davis



(6 episodes, 2006-2009)



Leonard Dick



(6 episodes, 2007-2009)



John Mankiewicz



(5 episodes, 2004-2006)



Matt Witten



(5 episodes, 2005-2006)



Matthew V. Lewis



(5 episodes, 2006-2009)



John C. Kelley



(5 episodes, 2010-2011)



Seth Hoffman



(4 episodes, 2010-2011)



Sara B. Cooper



(2 episodes, 2004-2005)



Kath Lingenfelter



(2 episodes, 2011

What is the name of the movie where a scriptwriter has a magical typewriter which changes reality as the?

I don't know about a movie with that plot, but there was an episode of the old horror/fantasy anthology series "Tales From The Darkside" based on a Steven King story. Both were called "Word Processor Of The Gods."

How would I become a screenwriter?

I'm an incoming college freshman. So, I've been looking for potential careers and I've always loved Disney animated movies. I'm not very experienced with art though, so I'm not counting on being an animator. However, I love to write so I'm considering a Disney screenwriter. In my spare time, I even read Grimm fairy tales and rewrite them in a Disney kind of way. But I've heard to even be considered as a Disney Screenwriter, you have to have some major movie productions under your belt! This seems REALLY complicated and I can't see myself screenwriting for any big live-action movie- just Disney or Pixar, movies made more for kids.
And then, you must write a whole script by yourself and get an agent. I can't write a whole movie script by myself! I thought screenwriters worked in groups and bounced ideas off each other!

So I guess, long story short, I'm asking what does it take to become a Disney or Pixar screenwriter and, if you could, tell me how you'd get there