Congratulations to all of the writers who went to Screenwriters World Conference East last weekend in New York City. It was an honor and a pleasure to meet our community of writers and learn alongside you. Since my return, my inbox has been popping with post-pitchfest questions, starting with the Pitch Slam experience. I wasn’t [...]
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How do you best prepare for a screenwriting pitchfests? Next week I’ll be in L.A. for one of the best pitchfests and lecture opportunities – Screenwriters World Conference. Networking, teaching, meetings, oh my! Time to make a to-do list and start checking things off. But before I get to The List, allow me to answer [...]
QUESTION of the day: Let’s show community support today! For those who have experience at pitchfests, please share your advice for everyone pitching at Pitch Slam at Screenwriter’s World Conference on Oct 19th! In my years of screenwriting, I’ve attended many pitchfests and can’t recommend them enough. They are amazing opportunities to grow your network. [...]
Screenwriting Webinar: How to Sell Your Film & TV Scripts: Treatments, Loglines, Synopses & Marketing Platforms
How to Sell Your Film & TV Scripts: Treatments, Loglines, Synopses & Marketing Platforms At a Glance Discover the tools that you need to break into the marketplace and sell your work. Learn how to write a successful treatment & the differences between a one-page synopsis, treatment, and coverage. Find out how to use social [...]
The Pitch Slam that is part of the Screenwriter’s World Conference is a golden opportunity to sit face-to-face with potential agents, producers and executives who are looking for good writers, stories and screenplays. To take full advantage of this situation, you must pitch your project in a way that succinctly, emotionally and powerfully conveys both [...]
The Writers Store and Jesse Douma recently shared a personal message to our readers. I’m posting it here so you may all benefit from his generous discount to this year’s Screenwriters World Conference. The event will be amazing and full of great networking and learning opportunities! Don’t miss out! Dear Screenwriters: I want to share [...]
Twitter is a big, fat timesuck. An evil black hole of procrastination. Nothing decent could possibly come from it. How many of you feel that way? Go ahead, raise your hands. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman admits, she shared that thought, too… until Twitter totally changed her perspective as a writer.
In the January/February 2011 issue of Script, Jim Cirile covered the top four pitchfests – Great American Pitchfest, Hollywood Pitch Festival, Golden Pitch Festival and Inktip Pitch Summit. As a supplement to the original article, here are a few other pitchfests, and alternatives to pitchfests, worth mentioning…