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Rick Natkin | Elance
 
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Rick Natkin

Have Pen - Will E-Travel -- Screenwriter - Novels
   United States
  |   Solana Beach, CA
  |  5:01 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I've been a professional screenwriter with produced credits since before the Bears won a Super Bowl. What makes me a good writer? I'm never bored. Anything can interest me. And I make my interest contagious. Good writing has a solid voice and a point of view. But talent is only the first step. The hard work takes craft, experience, discipline. I demand the best from myself. And I listen to my readers. If it ain't on the page for them, you better sit back down and keep typing, Bud. I write screenplays, mostly. Feature films, TV movies,...

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Portfolio

NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - screenplay by Rick Natkin
BOYS in COMPANY C Screenwriter RICK NATKIN plays an Army grunt selling China White to...
PRODUCED Credits, Assignments, etc. with brief synopses.
NECESSARY ROUGHNESS – Screenwriters Rick Natkin (R) and Dave Fuller (L) on the set with...
NECESSARY ROUGHNESS – Screenwriter Rick Natkin and FULL CAST PHOTO on location in Texas
NIGHT of the JUGGLER screenplay Rick Natkin
GANG in BLUE - Lobby Card from Screening
On set of NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly with Screenwriter Rick Natkin.
Poster BOYS IN COMPANY C - screenplay Rick Natkin
PURPLE HEARTS - Screenplay by Rick Natkin Warner Brothers - release 1984
THE SEVEN MARTINI LUNCH - Screenplay HBO Films / Columbia release Alt Titles: Back...
Screenplay for the SHOWTIME Movie starring Mario Van Peebles and Josh Brolin. Original...

Skills (13)

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Screenwriting
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

SCREENWRITING CREDITS - A few highlights:

PRODUCED FILMS: Football comedy NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, police thriller GANG IN BLUE, HBO film caper THE HEIST, Vietnam War dramas BOYS IN COMPANY C and PURPLE HEARTS, CBS TV Pilot PROWLER, HBO flick THE SEVEN MARTINI LUNCH, Family Channel movie LOST TREASURE of DOS SANTOS. See RICK NATKIN entry on imdb.com for some produced credits: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0622355/

Clients include: Paramount, Universal, Sony, United Artists, Columbia, Warner Brothers, Viacom, HBO, Showtime, 20th Century Fox, CBS, NBC, ABC, The Ladd Company, Golden Harvest, Bakula Productions, Nelson Entertainment, The Family Channel, and many others.

Extensive list of writing credits available in my portfolio


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Employment

Arizona Lead & Ink, Inc.
Writer & President
1982 - Present
I am owner of California corporation Arizona Lead & Ink, Inc. No, we don't sell pencils and pens. This is my "LOAN OUT" company, it provides my creative services; writing, producing, consulting,...
Rick Natkin - Freelance Writer
Self-Employed Writer
1975 - 1982
I became a “professional” self-employed free-lance writer when I sold a screenplay written while I was at Yale. I worked as an individual freelancer until 1983, when I incorporated my business as...

Education

University of Arizona
BFA - Film & TV Production
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Yale University
pre-Medical
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Keywords

Screenplay
Screenwriter
Creative Writing
Ghostwriting
Teleplay
TV Pilot
Novel
Fiction
Script Analysis
Feature Film
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