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Drexel Library

Media Arts and Entertainment Careers: Film & Television, Entertainment & Arts Management, Music Industry, Screenwriting & Playwriting

Books

Bring the Funny

A sharp, funny book about comedy screenwriting from a successful screenwriter that uses recent movies you've actually seen as examples. 

Fifty Playwrights on Their Craft

In a series of interviews with fifty playwrights from the US and UK, this book offers a fascinating study of the voices, thoughts, and opinions of today's most important dramatists. 

Life As a Playwright

Addressing the questions central to any playwright's career and identity, Jon Klein offers you a glimpse into a career writing for the theatre. 

Screenwriting for Profit

This book teaches readers how global trends define the marketplace for saleable screenplays in key international territories as well as the domestic market.

Writing and Selling Drama Screenplays

Writing and Selling Drama Screenplays includes detailed case studies of produced dramas made on both shoestring and bigger budgets, and industry insights from their writers, directors and producers. 

Writing for the Green Light

 Peppered with interviews from established professionals,Writing for the Green Light: How to Make Your Script the One Hollywood Notices gives you a sharp competitive edge by showcasing dozens of everyday events that go on at the studios but are rarely if ever discussed in most screenwriting books.

Writing for the Screen

Writing for the Screen is a collection of essays and interviews exploring the business of screenwriting. This highly accessible guide to working in film and television includes perspectives from industry insiders on topics such as breaking in; pitching; developing and nurturing business relationships; juggling multiple projects; and more. 

Steinbright Career Development Center

For more job search resources, follow the links below to SCDC's career guides, and to Handshake, the job search portal with positions posted by employers interested in Drexel students.

Going Global

To access this website, go to DrexelOne. Then click on the Coop and Career Services Tab. Once on that page you will see a link to Going Global in the box for Career Services.

Going Global provides country-specific and American city-specific career and employment information, Country and City Career Guides, H1B Visa information, employer information, internship and job listings within the United States and around the world. Also included are other resources that will help you in a co-op or job search.

Professional Associations and Practice

Fellowships & Prizes

Job Listings & More

Suggested Industry Codes

Use these codes when searching Mergent Intellect.

SIC Codes         

  • ​7812- Motion Picture and Video Production
  • 78120110- Television Film Production
  • 78120106- Motion picture production and distribution, television
  • 7922- Theatrical Producers and Services
  • 792201- Theatrical talent and booking agencies 
  • 79220104- Employment agency: theatrical, radio, and television
  • 792202- Theatrical production services 
  • 792203- Theatrical companies 
  • 79220403- Television Program, Including Commercial Producers

NAICS Codes

  • 51512- Television Broadcasting
  • 5152- Cable and Other Subscription Programming
  • 71111- Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
  • 7114- Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
  • 7115- Independent Artists, Writers, Performers​

Information on Companies

Use the links below to our company directories or Mergent Intellect to generate a list of potential employers.  Specify your location criteria and your industry criteria. Try one of the suggested industry codes below to specify your industry of choice. You can also search for additional SIC and NAICS codes using the links below.

 Looking for other industry codes?  Check out the Digital Media, Animation & Video Games or Performing Arts and Culture guides.