Back to School

Session #55 – Back to School

It’s Back to School time! We ask the question: What did you do on your summer vacation? And now that school is back in session, what will you be working towards this fall? SHOW NOTES:Reclamation Comic Con Q&ASynesthesia Comic Con Q&ABurbank Film FestivalGolden State Film FestivalSepulveda Screening RoomNMHC Latino Scene Showcase

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How to Write Personal Statements

Session #45 – Writing Personal Statements

Have you ever been confronted by the dreaded “personal statement,” required with many screenwriting fellowships or contest? Do you hate writing…about yourself? In this week’s session, we break down what to include, and what not to include, in your personal statement. SHOW NOTES: None this episode

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Protecting Your Rights

Session #43 – Protecting Your Rights

You wouldn’t write a brilliant screenplay or TV pilot and then just give it away, would you? We discuss protecting your rights as a writer in this session of Writers Group Therapy, and look at how to protect your work when you submit it to agents, managers, contests and fellowships. SHOW NOTES: None this episode

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Contests

Session #27 – Screenwriting Contests, Fellowships & Festivals

It’s that time again! No, not Spring, well, yeah, almost, but here on Writers Group Therapy it’s Screenwriting Contest, Fellowship and Festival season. Now is the time you should be getting your spec scripts done to submit to the big fellowships in May and June as well as the other screenwriting contests and festivals. We discuss what, when and how to write in this week’s session. SHOW NOTES: Warner Bros. Writing Fellowship – https://televisionworkshop.warnerbros.com/NBC Writers on the Verge – http://www.nbcunitips.com/writers-on-the-verge/CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Fellowship – https://capeusa.org/programs/cnwf/Disney/ABC Writing Program – http://www.abctalentdevelopment.com/writing_program.htmlSee more on the WGA Industry Diversity Writing Programs, Conferences and Festivals page – http://www.wga.org/the-guild/advocacy/diversity/writing-programs-conferences-festivals

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