#48 Re-Writing On Set for Discovery ID’s True Nightmares – Joe Escalante

#48 Re-Writing On Set for Discovery ID’s True Nightmares – Joe Escalante

Production re-writing on set for television is probably the most stressful writing job in Hollywood.  When Joe Escalante is not on stage playing the bass for the punk band the Vandals, he’s on set of Discovery ID’s new show True Nightmares as a Production Re-writer.  In this episode Joe talks about writing within a budget, creating backstory, meeting viewers expectations, market research, knowing your audience, breaking into   a TV writing staff, building a strong portfolio and how to handle a pitch meeting.

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