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DMA/Donna Michelle Anderson


Reality TV Production Screenwriting Story Structure Casting & Branding for Artists

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Reality TV writer/producer/show runner Story Analyst for film production company Former professional model/actor/singer Frequent public speaker College Instructor at several institutions Author of two professional books


Producers Guild of America Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Showbiz Mensans Stanford in Entertainment


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B.A. with distinction, Stanford University

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2014-12-30 Pitching a paranormal reality tv show:

Hi, as ever, I refer you to my blog at Planet DMA for the detailed nuts and bolts of pitching. For a simple redux, once you've completed your one-sheet and reel, you will either partner with a production

2014-08-07 Who's willing to work the little guys:

Agents would not generally work with people without experience because they are paid commissions against your sales, and you are not likely to personally be remunerated for a reality TV pitch.  Instead

2013-12-05 Jobs.:

Hi, Matt, thanks for your question and for reviewing posts before posting.  Here are some recommendations on a timeline:    JUNIOR YEAR - great that you already are working with a counselor towards college

2013-04-25 Representation:

Hi, Josh - while I cannot recommend an individual agency, if your company already has shows on the air, you are right to consider an agent at this point.  All of the major agencies (e.g., ICM) have a presence

2013-03-15 partnering up with production companies:

The most effective way will be to find a unique and charismatic individual around whom you can craft a show, work with an attorney to sign that talent to an option, then shop the show and the talent.


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