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Alex and Nick invite Matt Thilenius, TV literary assistant at the Creative Artists Agency, to discuss the role of agents representing TV writers.
What is the relationship between TV literary agents and TV writers? How do agents operate during staffing season? How do they find new clients? What are tips for writers looking for representation? How often should writers be generating new material to best help their agent get them work?
The Paper Team finds a rep…
Assisting a TV literary agent, the role of agents, TV writing seasons, finding clients, the writer’s brand, samples, staffing season, agency landscape, production companies (00:22)
Resources and Next Week On (36:33)
“Profiles of Television: Matt Thilenius” – TV Calling
“Powerhouse” – James Andrew Miller
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