It used to be said Film is where you made Art but TV is where you made money. Perhaps things are changing as television is drawing more and more screenwriters…
Screenwriters who once viewed television as inferior to the big screen increasingly are giving the small screen more props. That’s one of the key takeaways from a survey by the Writers Guild of America, East, which polled about 20% of its 4,000 members who write for film, television and new media.
“In other words, screenwriters plan to explore opportunities in TV,” the guild said in a statement. “Members view television as a more writer-driven medium than feature film, and a growing slate of compelling, creatively satisfying shows is being produced for the small screen.”
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