Jon Hersh, Literary Manager at Housefire Management

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Jon Hersh is the manager at Housefire Management, a boutique management company representing writers and writer/directors. Jon got his start at CAA before moving to Broad Green Pictures and then striking out on his own as a literary manager. Allen James Roughton is the Stage 32 Script Services Coordinator, a screenwriter, reader and development researcher who has consulted on over 100 projects, scripts, books, comics and films and conducted research on life stories, exposés, professions and locations for development at major production companies. Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

Jon got his start with CAA, before moving to Broad Green Pictures and then striking out on his own with Housefire Management. We discuss screenplay structure, boutique management, industry trends, & more, plus a live Q&A!

What You'll Learn

Stage 32's Allen Roughton leads a 1 hour conversation with Jon Hersh, Manager at Housefire Managment, discussing screenplay structure, boutique management, industry trends, and much more before taking live questions from the Writers' Room members.

About Your Instructor

Jon Hersh is the manager at Housefire Management, a boutique management company representing writers and writer/directors. Jon got his start at CAA before moving to Broad Green Pictures and then striking out on his own as a literary manager.

Allen James Roughton is the Stage 32 Script Services Coordinator, a screenwriter, reader and development researcher who has consulted on over 100 projects, scripts, books, comics and films and conducted research on life stories, exposés, professions and locations for development at major production companies.

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Reviews Average Rating: 5 out of 5

  • Thanks so much, Jon and Allen! That was a really down-to-earth yet all-encompasing description of how to navigate the industry as a writer trying to break in. You really make it seems attainable, Jon. Thank-you! Excellent webcast!

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