EPISODE 22: Ever wondered about the whats/wheres/whens/hows of everything pitch-related? Love 'em or hate 'em, pitches are a vital part of a screenwriter's career...and UFDP is here to break down the process!
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JARGON: What We Say In The Shadows
28:47EPISODE 27: Around the Horn. Four Quadrants. Sophie's Choice. These are just a few examples of shorthand phrases thrown around in Writer's Rooms when breaking story. In this episode, we discuss what they mean along with a lot more jargon used by writers (and execs, producers, and other industry people). Listen in to learn the lingo of professional screenwriters so that when you get your first WR job, you won't feel like you're on the wrong end of the Chowder Spout (is that actual jargon T.V. writers use? Check out this episode to find out!)
Networking, Pt. 2: The Jane Don'ts (and Do's) of Ettiquette
30:01EPISODE 26: Ever wanted to reach out to someone for advice, but weren't sure where to start? UFDP breaks down how to make a good first impression on an industry contact (and/or a potential mentor) — and how to form a genuine, meaningful connection that can last throughout your career.
Acing Your Staffing Meeting: Be Cool
25:57EPISODE 25: UFDP goes into detail on how to rock one of the most important meetings you'll ever have— the one that could get you hired for a TV writers' room! Listen in to learn how to stealthily enchant your potential new boss/showrunner, and everyone else whose support you need to get that coveted job.
Editing 101: The Cutting Room Floor w/ Special Guest Star Rebekah Berlin
21:02EPISODE 24: In this episode, UFDP talks to a very special guest... Rebekah Berlin, esteemed editor (and secret fourth member) of the Untitled Female Driven Podcast! Rebekah breaks down everything writers should know about editing, how she got her start, and how to make sure what begins on the page doesn't end up on the cutting room floor.
Pitching (Part 2): What's In A Pitch?
34:18EPISODE 23: We've been over who and where and why, now strap in for the WHAT! UFDP gets into how, exactly, to craft a pitch for a feature or series. Complete with secret tips, how and when to break the rules, and how to make your pitch stand out from the crowd.
Pitching (Part 1): It's Business, Baby
27:53EPISODE 22: Ever wondered about the whats/wheres/whens/hows of everything pitch-related? Love 'em or hate 'em, pitches are a vital part of a screenwriter's career...and UFDP is here to break down the process!
Creating Compelling Characters: Why Keanu Gets On That Bus
33:17EPISODE 21: How do you create iconic characters who stand out, who feel like real people, who your audience will root for? This week we talk about how to craft characters that leap off the page (or screen!) and what makes a great protagonist (and antagonist - everyone loves a good villain!)
Writing Samples: To Spec, Or Not To Spec?
29:00EPISODE 20: UFDP wonders: what's the difference between an original pilot and a TV spec script? Or the difference between a TV spec script and a Film spec script? What are the uses for all these different types of scripts, and how can you make yours stand out? Tune in to learn all these things and more!
TV Prep & Production: Who Let The Writer On Set?
25:52EPISODE 19: You wrote an episode of television! And it's getting made! And you get to be involved in producing it... so what exactly does that entail? UFDP breaks down a writer's role and responsibilities during pre-production and on set.
Juggling Projects: Murder The Little Guys
22:23EPISODE 18: UFDP answers a listener's question on how to juggle multiple projects at the same time and wrangle demanding producers. It's not easy!