Writers & Storytellers are gaining more power in Hollywood


“There had to be a better way to get authors a place at the table,” says Todd Shuster, co-CEO of Aevitas Creative. The lit agency has developed several pipelines to secure more autonomy for authors and their representation…. With fewer layers between the creators of the written stories… and those calling the shots on the film or TV version, it’s easier to preserve authenticity — something that today’s increasingly devout literary fan bases require.”

How the Publishing World Is Muscling In on Hollywood Deals: For Authors, “The Future Is Multihyphenate” — The Hollywood Reporter

The above comes from an interesting–and spot on–article from The Hollywood Reporter. Entertainment consumption continues to grow and the demand for good stories has become never-ceasing. With that demand has come a swing toward content creators wielding more power. It’s about time!

Two of our past #ghostwriting projects have been optioned for screenplay development. A third project (a client series) is currently in work with a producer/screenwriter team. If you have a great story to tell that could develop into a movie, series or documentary, and need help developing and writing it, let us know.