“If you have writing samples, that’s excellent. Something you should know is people don’t write spec scripts in animation. We don’t need a script. We’ll just buy your idea. It’s a very narrow target at DreamWorks Animation, Sony animation, and Disney animation because we’re trying to make blockbusters. We’re trying to do something that hasn’t been done before, but that appeals to children and adults.” [DreamWorks Animation How to Train Your Dragon co-producer Karen Foster, who’s worked as a development exec at DreamWorks Animation and at Disney.]Link over to read the full article.
“One remarkable improvement now is the addition of online marketing places like InkTip where smaller projects seem to be hooking up more easily. It doesn’t lessen the need for a good agent but gives beginners more of a chance.” [Tron screenwriter and co-producer Bonnie MacBird]
“I try to figure out what the market is too saturated with and avoid those types of movies.” [writer-producer Sascha Rothchild]
Anybody writing a script - or perhaps thinking of converting your novel to a movie script?