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Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger shows you what it takes to pitch like a professional. Learn the elements of a killer logline and an irresistible pitch, and how to turn your script into producer candy, without “selling out” or sacrificing your voice as a writer.
Regular Registration:08/09/14Class Begins:08/09/14

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Gary Shusett, aka “Professor Logline,” is a producer who has been assisting up-and-coming writers and filmmakers for more than thirty years. Gary returned to the I.S.A. to help writers’ create more effective pitches for their projects.  He addressed pitches live on the teleconference as well as loglines provided by email beforehand. For help with your logline, contact Gary at: sherwoodoak@aol.com.
Date Recorded: 07/07/12
When writing a script it is important to know what each department of film production requires to best represent your story and still fit it into the budget. Julia Stemock will speak on this as a cross-section of all the fields you need to be familiar with; including Development, Preproduction, Production and Post.
Date Recorded: 08/10/13

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