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How to Avoid Pissing Off A Hollywood Agent

How to Avoid Pissing Off A Hollywood Agent

Landing the perfect agent can feel like a dream come true. But whether you already have an agent or are looking for one, knowing how to email and interact with Hollywood agents is essential.  Here's the thing about top Hollywood agents: they're super over-worked and busy.  So I've compiled top tips to ensure you make the most of your communication with your agent.

Why the Variety Article on Terry Crews & Adam Venit is Utter Nonsense

Why the Variety Article on Terry Crews & Adam Venit is Utter Nonsense

"It’s unclear if Venit’s alleged intent was overtly sexual or if it was aggressive horseplay that crossed a line."  Is this seriously a question Variety's editors and writers are pondering?

Top 5 Mistakes New Screenwriters Make (with solutions)

Top 5 Mistakes New Screenwriters Make (with solutions)

Working at top Hollywood talent Agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), I read countless scripts of varying levels of quality.  But it was always easy to spot the screenplays that came from the rookies...

How To Secretly Cry At Work - 5 Critical Tips for Anyone in Hollywood

How To Secretly Cry At Work -  5 Critical Tips for Anyone in Hollywood

“Oh I would never cry at work!”

That's what I thought before I worked in Hollywood.  But my confidence was delusional.  In fact, I cried on more than one occasion when I worked in this seemingly glamorous industry.

The simple reality is that Hollywood work is demanding.  Bosses are short-tempered, and complaints and profanity are prevalent. So even those with thick-skin can reach their limit.