By Lori Spencer

If you’ve always wanted to work in the exciting, creative television or film industries and have a particular gift for spotting “the next big thing” before it emerges, you may have what it takes to become a development executive. This is a high-level management position within the studio power structure, generally above creative and studio executives. A development executive (DE) is in charge of reading scripts, managing creative talent behind the scenes, and getting new movies and TV shows into production. DEs are not only expected to stay on top of the latest trends, but also must be able to identify and develop a hit before the competition beats them to the punch.

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