Strategies for Getting Representation


Get insider tips on how to identify the best managers and agents who can take your career to the next level.

Starting at $485.00
As few as 6 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Learn the best practices for identifying and approaching agents
  • Understand the roles agents and managers will play in your career
  • Get tips on how to prepare your script for agency submission
  • Identify steps to achieve your immediate and long-term goals

About this course:

Understanding how Hollywood operates is crucial for any new screenwriter seeking agents and managers for representation. First, you must know the differences between the roles an agent plays versus a manager. Furthermore, differentiating between power agents, boutique agents, and managers who act like agents empowers you to find the representation that is right for you. Special attention is paid to preparing your script for agency submission to demystify what reps really look for in their next hot writing client, as this can be different from what development executives and buyers look for. While it's true that formulaic scripts tend to sell better in Tinseltown, this course also covers strategies for writers who seek representation with more character-driven indies in their portfolios. By the end of the course, you have a solid understanding of what steps to take next for your career.

Summer 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Chris Sablan
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ENROLL BY: Jul 26, 2023
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Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 09, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.

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