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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

entertainment industry coach question 254: How do I find someone to write a short film for me?

There are many different ways to find a writer. Here are a few suggestions:

  1. If you know people who know writers, ask for a referral.
  2. You can post an ad on Craig’s List, something along the lines of: looking for a writer for a short film in the _____ genre. [no pay or some pay]. Please send writing sample for this genre ONLY to: (your email address)
  3. Research writer’s groups, websites, and associations and post the ad above
  4. Post ad on twitter and Facebook
  5. If you already know of a writer who wrote a short that you enjoyed, reach out to him/her
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