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Managing TV Writers ft. Daniela Garcia-Brcek (Circle of Confusion) (PT59)

Alex and Nick invite Daniela Garcia-Brcek, manager at Circle of Confusion, to discuss the ins-and-outs of managing TV writers.

What is the relationship between managers and screenwriters? What should TV writers do before getting a manager? How do managers find their clients? What are differences in representing TV writers, feature writers and playwrights? What kind of material attracts managers? When should you let go of your representatives?

The Paper Team gets signed…



Becoming a manager, representing TV writers, finding clients, writer’s voice, queries, working with clients, staffing, developing projects, letting go of your rep or client (00:00:32)
Resources and Next Week On (01:01:36)


Daniela Garcia-Brcek on Twitter
Circle of Confusion
Breathe In
Darren Aronofsky
Spare Parts
Ryan Coogler
Eric “E.” Murphy


“Musts, Maybes, and Nevers” – David V. Picker
“The Operator” – Thomas R. King
“Inventing David Geffen” (26×07 – American Masters)

Special thanks to Alex Switzky for helping us edit this episode.

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Alex Freedman & Nick Watson

Paper Team is a podcast about television writing and becoming a TV writer.


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