ISA Insider News: Changing Network Upfronts & Do You Need a Pitch Deck

Max Timm, Shayna Weber • May 25, 2022

Network Upfronts for Ad Buying is changing & do you need a pitch deck for your screenplay? Plus, watching 1883, Yellowstone, Angelyne & Chip n' Dale.

Topics:
Top Story: Network Up-fronts Are Changing
News & Sports Dominate Television
Streamers Compete for Ad Buys
Insider: 3 Questions About YOUR Pilot You Should Know
Insider: How Do I Find a Showrunner?
ISA Event: Neil Landau & Writing for the New World of Television
Watching: Chip n' Dale: Rescue Rangers
Watching: The Staircase
Watching: Angelyne
Watching: 1883
Watching, but Not Loving: Yellowstone
NRDC Blacklist Climate Fellowship
Pitch Deck Twitter: I'm a Writer, Not a Graphic Designer!
Good News: Spec Screenplay Market Coming Back?

Links:
Upfronts:
 * https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/upfronts-abc-cbs-cw-cbs-1235275364/
 * How upfronts have changed: https://www.thetradedesk.com/us/news/the-upfronts-changed-in-2022-so-have-the-deals
 * https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/20/business/media/tv-media-upfronts.html

Insider:
 * Answer these 3 questions about your film or TV Pilot Script - Lee Jessup: https://www.networkisa.org/articles/view/answer-these-3-questions-about-your-screenplay-or-tv-pilot
How do I find a Showrunner? https://www.networkisa.org/scriptmagazine/view/ask-the-coach-how-do-i-find-a-showrunner

ISA Event: June 1st - Writing For The Bold New TV World with Neil Landau: https://www.networkisa.org/events/individual/view/writing-for-the-bold-new-tv-world-w-neil-landau

Fellowship: Script Magazine - The Black List, The Redford Center and CAA Foundation opens 2022 Climate Storytelling Fellowship: https://www.networkisa.org/scriptmagazine/view/nrdc-the-black-list-the-redford-center-and-the-caa-foundation-announce-2022-nrdc-climate-storytelling-fellowship

Good News: Return of Spec Screenplays? https://deadline.com/2022/05/deadline-disruptors-spec-scripts-streaming-1235026319/