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“Know Your Space” Says Peter Katz From Story Driven

“Know Your Space” Says Peter Katz From Story Driven

Manager/ Producer Peter Katz who heads Story Driven entered the film industry as an independent producer and has worked with some industry heavyweights including Adam Wingard (Home Sick) and Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre). His current client roster includes G.O. Parsons who wrote Willy’s Wonderland starring Nicolas Cage and Brad Keen whose script Smart House […]

 Jim

“Take Risks And Do Not Try To Replicate Others’ Styles” ROAR Manager Jay Glazer Advises Screenwriters

“Take Risks And Do Not Try To Replicate Others’ Styles” ROAR Manager Jay Glazer Advises Screenwriters

Jay Glazer is a manager/producer who represents creatives in film, television, & theatre. He worked at Brillstein Entertainment Partners & The Gersh Agency, where he started his professional career in the talent department. Jay joined ROAR in 2018, where he represents screenwriters for both film and television as well as producing a slate of films. […]

 Michael Lee Simpson

Navigating The Agent and Manager Conundrum

Navigating The Agent and Manager Conundrum

There’s a wall in Hollywood that every screenwriter stands before, staring up at its towering height with dread and discouragement. That blockade is built on the foundation of six words: We Do Not Accept Unsolicited Material. Etched on the stone surface, some dismissive legal jargon, “Material is only accepted for consideration when submitted by franchised literary agents […]

 Jim

“The Biggest Misconception About The Film Industry Is That It Makes Sense” Says Chris Coggins, Manager At Heroes And Villains

“The Biggest Misconception About The Film Industry Is That It Makes Sense” Says Chris Coggins, Manager At Heroes And Villains

Chris Coggins’ film and TV experience spans development and production in the feature, television and digital space. She has worked for major companies including Escape Artists (Sony) and Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp. Coggins has landed at Heroes and Villains Management where she now represents writers, actors and directors. She shared her thoughts with Creative Screenwriting Magazine […]

 Yuli Masinovsky

“Take A Writing Break If You’re Burnt Out” Says Manager Yuli Masinovsky

“Take A Writing Break If You’re Burnt Out” Says Manager Yuli Masinovsky

As part of our continuing series of interviewing top agents and managers in Los Angeles, Creating Screenwriting Magazine spoke with Yuli Masinovsky from Silver Lake Entertainment about how aspiring screenwriters are more likely to become working screenwriters.   What does a screenwriter become someone you want to work with?   I sign very selectively and […]