Being a TV Script Coordinator ft. Franklin jin Rho (The Exorcist) (PT21)

Being a TV Script Coordinator ft. Franklin jin Rho (The Exorcist) (PT21)

Alex and Nick welcome Franklin jin Rho (FOX’s The Exorcist) to discuss the ins and outs of being a TV script coordinator.

He shares with us his advice, anecdotes, tips, and tricks to understanding and getting into this vital TV position, set halfway between the writers’ room and production.

How do you become a script coordinator (especially when you have no experience)? What do showrunners look for in candidates? What are the interactions like between writers and production? What can you do to get that first script and transition up? Are there any must-know shortcuts to Final Draft?

The Paper Team offers some script revisions…



Thoughts on TV script coordinating, getting a position, and making the best out of it (00:33)
Outro (46:17)


Franklin jin Rho on Twitter
The Exorcist (FOX)
AFI’s Directing Program
Friday Night Lights (NBC)
Film Independent’s Project Involve
The Assets (ABC)
Cole Fowler on IMDb
Konami Code
IBM’s Watson

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