Category Archives: scriptwriting

What Is A Sizzle Reel For A TV Show?

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from working in the television industry, it’s that words on paper cannot convey an accurate sense of pacing, style, tone and excitement when trying to describe and more importantly – sell – a potential … Continue reading

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How to Pitch a Reality Show or Series

Reality TV is television programming that features unscripted situations and actual occurrences. Reality usually highlights personal drama and conflict or competitive drama. If you have a great idea for a reality show you’re one step ahead of the rest of … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Pitch A Radio Show

I’ve written about how to successfully pitch TV shows now it’s time to listen to something a little different since there aren’t any pictures involved. But just because the concept is sound-driven doesn’t mean you shouldn’t read this because many … Continue reading

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Oscar Contenders: Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall, Editors for The Social Network

This is an article I wrote a few weeks back for a client. Enjoy! Good editing can be explained as a combination of great storytelling, and crafting great performances with an overall stylistic approach that works naturally with the film, … Continue reading

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How *Not* to Pitch a Web Series

There are lots of different ways to pitch a web series to a network or production company. I’ve covered the good stuff in “How to Pitch a Web Series”. Now let’s talk about the Cardinal Sins: The things you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Web Series into Production

You may be a visionary, and a one man crew with a camera. Or you may have something bigger in mind. No matter how “produced” your series is going to be, there’s a certain amount of work – and a … Continue reading

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How To Successfully Pitch A Web Series

There are many opinions and many ways to pitch shows. As a public broadcaster, my network is open to connecting with its audiences – and allowing Canadians the chance to share their stories in the form of entertainment. This is … Continue reading

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