Ali Laventhol – TV Writer
Q: Who is Ali Laventhol?
A: Ali recently completed a season as writer/producer on Marlene King’s (PRETTY LITTLE LIARS) new series FAMOUS IN LOVE.
Q: What has Ali written?
A: Ali Laventhol teamed up with Tawnya Bhattacharya and the duo was selected as 2010 NBC Writers On The Verge fellows and staffed on USA’s “Fairly Legal” shortly thereafter. Tawnya and Ali have written for NBC’s THE NIGHT SHIFT, TNT’s PERCEPTION and THE CLIENT LIST on Lifetime.
She started in the industry as a visual effects compositor, working on feature films including PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN, TERMINATOR: SALVATION and MY BLOODY VALENTINE before making the transition to writing.
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about Famous In Love writer/producer Ali Laventhol.
We talk to Ali about making the move to Los Angeles after a successful career in visual effects, challenges in finding good representation even for veteran writers, things to look for when meeting with potential reps, what the process and timeline is like before the actual writing of a TV episode begins and much more.
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