Get ready to learn the secret handshake: A Producer's Guide to Navigating Your Screenwriting Career puts you on the fast track to entertainment Industry success. It’s like a graduate film school-level education from an Academy-Award winner at a fraction of the cost!
Edward Saxon, producer of some of Hollywood’s most enduring films, is your instructor through this entire intensive course he created based on his 25+ years in the Industry. He’s developed and produced movies at all the major studios, including Silence of the Lambs, Adaptation and Philadelphia, along with Independent films and projects in development at HBO and Amazon Studios. Combined, Saxon’s films have grossed over $700 million at the box office worldwide and garnered multiple Academy Awards.
In A Producer's Guide to Navigating Your Screenwriting Career, Ed takes you on a deep dive into the real world of the movie business, with eight comprehensive lessons that cover everything you need to know to move ahead in Hollywood. It’s vital intel for anyone who wants to become a working part of the film Industry.
Each lesson is a 60 to 90-minute webinar on an essential topic:
The lessons also feature extensive resource materials specially selected to enhance your learning experience. Best of all, you have the opportunity to get all your burning questions answered directly by Edward Saxon!
Choose the package of all eight lessons at a special discounted rate for the most complete educational experience and a signed certificate of completion from Edward Saxon, or select individual lessons based on your needs.
It’s time for you to stop wondering what really happens behind the Hollywood curtain. Sign up for A Producer's Guide to Navigating Your Screenwriting Career now and get ready to take your screenwriting career to the next level.
All webinars will begin at 1PM Pacific Time through GoToWebinar.
Each registration comes with access to the archived version of the program and the materials for one year. You do not have to attend the live event to get a recording of the presentation. In all webinars, no question goes unanswered. Attendees have the ability to chat with the instructor during the live event and ask questions. You will receive a copy of the webinar presentation in an e-mail that goes out one week after the live event. The answers to questions not covered in the live presentation will be included in this e-mail as well.
1. The System (March 7, 2014)
Hollywood has complex structures that are commonly misunderstood by new screenwriters. If you don’t know whom to target and why, your chances of script-selling success are slim.
Delve into the inner workings of all the different Hollywood buyers in “The System.” This webinar gives you detailed information on exactly how these power players function to arm you with the knowledge you need to confidently approach them with your work.
With Oscar-winning producer Edward Saxon as your guide, you’ll cover topics including:
2. The Team (March 14, 2014)
No man is an island (not even a screenwriter), and you need a crew you can count on when it comes time to test the Hollywood waters.
Join Edward Saxon for a revealing session on agents, managers, lawyers and publicists. He’ll give you the skinny on how to target the right reps for you, along with topics that include:
3. The Allies (March 21, 2014)
As the old saying goes, in Hollywood, it’s not what you know but who you know. That’s why it’s vital to build personal and professional networks that can help you become a thriving member of the film community.
In this webinar, Edward Saxon shares the secrets to building and capitalizing on creative networks, with topics that include:
4. The Timeline (March 28, 2014)
While Hollywood loves to see the ticking clock technique used in a spec script, time doesn’t march forward as quickly on the business end of things.
Fortunately, there are many ways to make Hollywood timeframes work in your favor. In this one-hour webinar, Edward Saxon offers an eye-opening look at how projects move forward, and how to measure, with topics that include:
5. The Story (April 4, 2014)
Everything rises and falls in Hollywood based on one thing: The Story. So it’s crucial to identify the kind of tale to tell that will sell to Industry professionals.
Edward Saxon is a story expert and in this webinar, he’ll give you incredible insights on what a story needs in order to be viable in a competitive marketplace. “The Story” webinar topics include:
Writing to the needs of the market, and what’s getting developed in 2014
6. The Path (April 11, 2014)
It can be a long and winding road to entertainment industry success, but with access to some solid insider knowledge, there are some routes you can take for a much smoother ride.
Let Edward Saxon show you the ropes in “The Path,” a webinar that illuminates the different directions you can take to have a career in Hollywood.
7. The Current Landscape (April 18, 2014)
One of the best ways to break into Hollywood is to understand the unique opportunities available now and how to take advantage of them.
Industry expert Edward Saxon reveals the many prospects open to aspiring screenwriters in this webinar, which also covers:
8. The Hero (April 25, 2014)
You put your heart into your screenplay’s plot and characters. Now, it’s time to think of yourself as the protagonist so you can slay some Hollywood dragons!
In “The Hero,” Edward Saxon prepares you for the journey ahead with a webinar that includes topics like:
Don’t miss out on your chance to study with an Industry insider. Register for A Producer's Guide to Navigating Your Screenwriting Career now and get ready to take your screenwriting career to the next level!
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