Posts Tagged: TV

THE SCRIBE TRIBE

There is no name for it. It happens every year. It’s one of the few really classy, unselfish traditions left in Hollywood. Television writers put in hours of work on their friend’s comedy pilots for NO MONEY. JUST BECAUSE THEY’RE FRIENDS.

THE “WRITERS’ ROOM”

What is the “Writers’ Room?” It is the room where the writers of a television show work, live and write as a unit. In multi-camera comedy especially, it is a weird and wonderful place – the location of the “brain” of a TV show. To put it in STAR TREK terms, the Writers’ Room is the Bridge of a television production.

PITCHING

The strange process by which the writer attempts to sell his idea for a script or show to a studio and/or network. It calls for the writer to put on the unlikely guise of the salesman. Some are good at it. Some are not. Some actually like doing it. Some would rather go through root… Continue Reading PITCHING »