Film Courage: Does every screenwriter need an agent or a manager?
Erik Bork, Author/Screenwriter: You do if you’re not going to produce your work independently and you’re going to try and get it sold/produced by someone else. It’s pretty hard to do it without that unless you have a very close friend of relative who is a producer or in a position to kind of green light a movie. But for the most part all writers that work in the industry have an agent and/or managers, although not right now. Writers have kind of fired their…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).
About : Erik Bork is a screenwriter best known for his work on the HBO miniseries BAND OF BROTHERS and FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON, for which he wrote multiple episodes, and won two Emmy and two Golden Globe Awards as part of the producing team. Erik has also sold series pitches (and written pilots) at NBC and FOX, worked on the writing staff for two primetime dramas, and written feature screenplays on assignment for companies like Universal, HBO, TNT, and Playtone. He teaches screenwriting for UCLA Extension, National University and The Writers Store, and offers one-on-one consulting to writers.
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