Monday, November 14, 2011

Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 985: 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: (an email address you create just for this so you don't get spam to your real 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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