The Life of a Writer: Before and After Representation

"Matt gave excellent advice on brand-building which helped me finally figure out what to write for my next screenplay!" - Martin S.

Let’s be honest, we’ve all wondered how to go about having a career as a screenwriter. Sure, you know the basics: write some samples, get an agent and/or manager, and then go on to write happily ever after. But what does any of that look like in the real world? For instance, what are some steps you can take to improve your chances of meeting representatives and fostering a relationship with them? And what should you be doing after you sign with an agent/manager?

We know that this all seems daunting, but that’s why we have Matt Duffett here to guide us through it!

This 90 Minute Webinar Will Cover:

  • How to get a manager and/or agent 
  • How to build the relationship with your representation 
  • How to sell a script and/or getting your first writing assignment 
About Your Host:

Matt Duffett is an LA-based screenwriter originally from Boston. He recently completed writing CRASH UNIT for Sylvester Stallone to star in and direct. He has been hired to adapt New York Times' Book of the Summer THE DESTROYERS for Star Thrower Entertainment (THE POST). Meanwhile, his Boston crime thriller THE GUNSMITH has Olivier Megaton attached to direct in Q4 of 2018. He is now in the process of rewriting the Black List sci-fi script FLASHBACK for production. And his first comic, COLD ZERO, is also headed to print this year.

Matt's scripts have received several awards, including the 2017 HOT LIST for Best Screenplays of the Year, the 2017 YOUNG & HUNGRY Breakout Writers list, Best Screenplay at the 2017 LA FILM AWARDS, and two BLACK LIST Shortlist nominations. He is represented by United Talent Agency and Circle of Confusion.


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