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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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Q & A with Robert McKee (ISA Sponsored)
For over 25 years, Robert McKee's Story Seminar has been the world's ultimate writing class for over 50,000 screenwriters, filmmakers, TV writers, novelists, industry executives, actors, producers, directors and playwrights. 
Date Recorded: 02/25/12
Writer/Producer/Literary Consultant Brad Brad has written for all media, done consultations for worldwide clients when he was V.P. at Chris Vogler’s Storytech, and has been writer-producer for PBS. Brad created the series North Mission Road, which ran six seasons on truTV.
Date Recorded: 10/06/12

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Rothman Brecher Agency 9250 Wilshire Blvd. Penthouse Beverly Hills, CA 90212 310-247-9898 The Film Festival Guild The Film Festival Guild was created to help independent film-makers showcase their work at high quality festivals across the world and the UK. Julien Dubuque International Film Festival The Julien Dubuque International Film Festival opens doors. We foster the development of film arts by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages; through presenting po Cardona-Hine Gallery Gallery opened in 1988, celebrated its 25th year in 2013; Paintings by Barbara McCauley and Alvaro Cardona-Hine; sculpture by Marcia McEachron and Steve Gootgeld.
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