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Philip Shelley

Script Editor, Consultant and Producer

Blog posts in total 5

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  1. Networking: A necessary evil...

    Networking: A necessary evil...

    To be a successful writer of TV drama, the most important thing is your ability to write (obviously!) BUT it is worth remembering that there is a whole other side to success, the aspect of marketing yourself and your work...

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  2. Literary Agents - why do you need one, how to get one and what can they do for you (and you for them)?

    Literary Agents - why do you need one, how to get one and what can they do for you (and you for them)?

    Philip Shelley is a script consultant and producer and runs the annual Channel 4 Screenwriting Course. We asked him to explain why getting an agent is important to a writer's developing career, including how to ensure you are ready for one and how to make the most of the relationship.

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  3. Treatments, Pitches, Outlines - WHAT ARE THEY?

    Treatments, Pitches, Outlines - WHAT ARE THEY?

    Philip Shelley is a Script Consultant and Producer and runs Channel 4's Screenwriting Course. He explains all the writing which a working screenwriter needs to do (and embrace) outside of writing the actual script.

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  4. Six Top Tips for New Writers

    Six Top Tips for New Writers

    Script consultant, editor and producer Philip Shelley runs the annual Channel 4 Screenwriting Course. He shares his six top tips for new writers who are trying to get their voice heard.

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  5. Three Steps to Script-Editing Success

    Three Steps to Script-Editing Success

    Script consultant, editor and producer Philip Shelley runs the annual Channel 4 Screenwriting Course. In his first blog for BBC Writersroom he shares his advice for anyone who is interested in the work of a Script-Editor or is interested to become one.

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