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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:09/27/14Class Begins:09/27/14

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Every great script from “Casablanca” to “Citizen Kane” to “Godfather” to “World War Z” is based off a formula developed by Shakespeare & Aristotle. Learn the Formula! 50-60 Scenes, 1 A-Story, 3 B-Stories (sub-plots), with 5-6 Back-Stories all intertwined. Then learn how to write the “Great Script” in 3-weeks, typing only 10-minutes per day, and sell it.
Date Recorded: 10/10/13
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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Tennessee Film Commission Whether you are considering Tennessee as a location for your next production or thinking of relocating your business or family here, we're here as an information resource for you. Lenhoff & Lenhoff Lenhoff & Lenhoff is a management company representing Writers, Directors, Producers and Cinematographers based in the United States, Canada and Europe. Toronto Kids International Film Festival TIFF Kids offers a diverse slate of films from Canada and around the world — films that take children and parents out of the everyday, and use the power of film to foster thought and en London City International Film Festival Celebrating short filmmaking and storytelling through a combination of formats, backgrounds, themes, and ways of expressing a message. Make Movies, Not Scripts With Voyage Media Founder Nat Mundel Join Voyage Media founder Nat Mundel, whose company has helped set up or sell over 2,000 high-profile movie, TV, and branded content projects, for a discussion of what it really takes to develop and package your projects so they actually make it to screen. Me Do Productions, LLC Writer-Director-Producer Lisa Meri formed Me Do Productions, LLC, a Massachusetts based film production company in the Spring of 2011. Lisa co-wrote the feature length screenplay “4 Hel New Hampshire Film Festival Our mission is to support the art of filmmaking and to present the best in recent independent cinema from the region, nation and world. NHFF unites professional filmmakers and screenwr Montreal World Film Festival The goal of the Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival) is to encourage cultural diversity and understanding between nations, to foster the cinema of all con Long Island Film Festival Long Island Film Festival Blacktie Screenplay Competition, discovering and promoting independent filmmakers. Omaha Film Festival The 10th annual Omaha Film Festival will be March 11-15, 2015. SECRETS TO BECOMING A GRAND PRIZE WINNING WRITER! Writer Alvaro Rodriguez (MACHETE) interviews Table Read My Screenplay's Grand Prize Winning Feature Category Winner Jeff York (THE SCOUNDRELS CLUB). They discuss Jeff's experience winning a respected contest, why he submitted to this contest and others, his experience at the Sundance Film Festival, incorporating Historical figures into his projects, what the response from producers has been since winning and more. Film North Huntsville Intl Film Festival Providing a user-friendly environment for emerging Canadian and international filmmakers. Directors Guild of America The Directors Guild of America is a labor organization that represents the creative and economic rights of directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, com Silver Bitela Agency We strive to bring the finest representation to our clients. If you don’t stop believing, we won’t stop pitching. We are a thriving boutique agency offering representation to writers of The Atlanta Screenwriters Group Founded in 1998, The Atlanta Screenwriters Group has become one of the largest screenwriter groups in the Southeast.The mission of The Atlanta Screenwriters Group is to help local scree FIlm Writers' Association The Film Writers Association (FWA) has been around for more than half a century serving the interests of Writers working for Film / TV industry. Script Gods Must Die Paul Peditto is an award-winning screenwriter and director. His low-budget film Jane Doe starring Calista Flockhart won Best Feature at the New York Independent Film & Video Festival. David Muller Photography Hailing from New Jersey, David started as an actor in New York City. Dedicating the past 8 years to photography, David specializes in shooting headshots for actors. For 2010, 2011, and New York State Governors Office Our office is your liaison with city and local governments, state agencies, a network of statewide contacts, local film offices and professional location scouts. Is Your Script Ready? with Devorah Cutler-Rubenstein Devorah Cutler-Rubenstein breaks down her unique 18 point critical evaluation checklist geared towards helping you see if you are truly ready to put your story out there. Bonus discussion: Insider tips on getting yourself ready for that all-important meeting, pitch, and elevator moment. Rhode Island Film and TV Office To promote Rhode Island as the ideal site for film and television projects, and to help our state's film and video artists, and others, benefit from their filmmaking experience in t Home Box Office (HBO) HBO's programming consists primarily of theatrically released motion pictures and original television series. Smart Girls Productions Getting your script read by top agents and producers in Hollywood is one of the most challenging parts of the business. Make sure you don't waste Metropolitan Talent Agency Founded in 1982 by Chris Barrett, Metropolitan Talent Agency is a full service talent agency in Los Angeles. 5405 Wilshire Blvd Suite 218 Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 857-4500 The Film Foundation - Film Preservation AIMS TO GUARD PIC INTEGRITY - The picture may speak a thousand words, but even a million words may not be enough for Hollywood's creative artists to change seemingly invulnerable co Glendon Extended Learning Center Romina is an experience comedy writer, script reader and consultant. She has written, worked and produced shows at The Second City in both Hollywood and Toronto, Canada.
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