Tonight's guest was Literary Manager and co-founder of Spec Scout @specscoutTim Lambert @TimNLambert. Check out his invaluable advice with links to other resources. The Storify site wasn't cooperating, so I'll try to grab Tim's timeline so you can read his advice from beginning of the chat in full. Enjoy! @jeannevb
Lisa Alden@lisaAlden3 guest on Scriptchat talking about TV Pilots. Don't miss Lisa's appearance this Sunday, April 6th at 5pm PDT.
After spending more than a decade working as a feature film executive, (Universal, Fox, Lynda Obst), Lisa Alden landed a job as a writer on the second season of “entourage.” After spending four seasons on the hit show, she moved on to work as a writer on the short-lived NBC show “Lipstick Jungle." She is currently pursuing her dream of her own "created by" credit and has sold pilot pitches to Fox21, MTV, HBO and ABC Family. Lisa currently teaches "Writing the Original Pilot" at UCLA. She also works privately with TV and feature writers and teaches a successful workshop "The Power of the Pitch" at various locations around LA. She can be found walking her four dogs, or online at lisaaldenme.tumblr.com or on Twitter @lisaalden3.
Lee Jessup is a seasoned career coach for screenwriters, with an exclusive focus on guiding and supporting screenwriters as they parlay their screenwriting prowess into a focused and dynamic screenwriting career. Lee's experience spans years in physical production and film development, followed by 6+ years as director of ScriptShark.com, the industry’s leading coverage service.
During her time with ScriptShark, Lee introduced hundreds of screenplays to entertainment industry professionals, helped writers secure representation and garner attention for their material, and spearheaded a national Business of Screenwriting seminar series launched in partnership with Final Draft and sponsored by The New York Times Company.
An invited speaker at screenwriting conferences and festivals both in the US and Europe, Lee publishes articles in Script Magazine and was the interview subject for a number of film-centric television and web programs.
Her current roster of hard-working clients have become best-selling authors, optioned and sold screenplays, secured representation and include established and emerging screen and television writers.
Lee resides in Los Angeles with her husband, her two children, a dog and a cat. To learn more about Lee and her services, visit leejessup.com.