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Jonathan was recently awarded $1,000,000 in the Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" commercial competition. His commercial was aired during the game and placed #1 on the USA Today ad meter. In 2002 Jonathan co-wrote, produced, directed, and edited the independent feature film Moving. Called “one of the funniest independent films of the year” by FilmThreat Magazine it won “Best Screenplay” at the Digital Visions Film Festival.  
Date Recorded: 03/31/12
FIX YOUR PITCH (ISA Sponsored)
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.
Date Recorded: 08/09/14
A discussion with award winning screenwriter Jacob Krueger on what’s wrong with three act structure and other formulas, and an introduction to Jacob's notion of Seven Act Structure as a new way of looking at structure from a character's perspective, allowing you to break down the character's change into manageable chunks. 
Date Recorded: 01/24/13

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Film France, The French Film Commission Providing a network of over 40 film commissions, location services and production incentives for filmmakers looking to shoot in France. Indian Freelance Writers' Blog As you can guess, fellow writers, this blog is especially dedicated to the wordsmiths of our country and aims to bring all of us under the same umbrella- even when it is not raining! New York Television Festival Founded in 2005, The NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of artists with leading networks, studios, agencies, production companies, and b Kulture Machine A film production company producing feature films, music videos, commercials and short films. 26 Broadway #732 New York, NY 10004 Bareface Films Film Festival A free festival, anti convention, minimalistic, and decisive.  Located in London and presented by Bareface Films. BOP TV Center for Media, Arts and Technology Arts Development program of the new Black on Purpose Television Network scheduled to launch in ROKU format February 2014 New Age Monkey Productions Hello and welcome to the showcase site for New Age Monkey Productions! In a nutshell, we're an independent film production team ready to make our presence known to the world! We are cur David Shapira & Associates 193 N Robertson Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (310) 967-0480 Frank Elliot Shapiro Talent Agency Frank Elliot Shapiro serves as the registered agent for this organization.The company's line of business includes Investment Business. 5522 Lemona Ave Sherman Oaks, CA 91411 Suite A Management Talent & Literary Agency 120 El Camino Dr Ste 202 Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 278-0801 Film Services Office, Create Hong Kong Promoting the development of the Hong Kong film industry, especially films with martial arts and / or special effects & pyrotechnics. St Albans Film Festival Featuring international films across many genres. Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate our 2nd International Film Festival. The fantastic filmmakers, hundreds of volunteers, the g Imperial Film Productions Ltd IMPERIAL FILM PRODUCTIONS through Imperial Film Distributors company Mérindol Films Ltd are also Sales Agents and Distributors for "THE SCANDALOUS FOUR" which has won four awards, Mississippi Film Office Location scouting and research; pre-production help with casting, extras, crew, equipment; trouble-shooting during production and wrap; we will work with you every step of the way. Housecore Horror Film Festival Providing horror and heavy metal fans a place to enjoy both. Ile de France Film Commission Providing location services and production incentives to filmmaker looking to shoot in the south of France. Malta Film Commission Providing location services, economic incentives, and crew / equipment contacts to filmmakers who want to shoot in Malta. Nebraska Film Office  Warm, cold, windy, clear, cloudy; all parts of Nebraska in the winter and the exciting background to complement your next project! ShockerFest International Film Festival ShockerFest is the best in Independent Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Films. We have had a wonderful audience reception of the festival and the films. The films just get better and better Writers' Village University The "Village," as writers often refer to Writers' Village University, is a full-time support service and is always growing, offering new courses, seminars and special programs. NYU TISCH - Screenwriting Students must complete Screenwriting I and Screenwriting II, plus any two additional summer dramatic writing courses to earn this certificate.
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