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Screenwriting Pitfall #9: Overpitching

Over the last six months, I’ve taken pitches through networking groups, online pitching sites, a film festival, a pitchfest and via direct emails. I’ve learned a lot about pitching—which is curious to me, because I have a lot of experience... Continue Reading →

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Tip #6: Pitching, Oh My!

Screenwriting Pitfall #6: Pitching Pitfalls Last Saturday marked the denouement of the Great American Pitchfest/Scriptfest, unless a miracle happens. I attended to take pitches—making it my first time sitting on the other side of an actual table as VP of... Continue Reading →

Are Pitchfests Dead?

The Great American Pitchfest, also known as Scriptfest, just announced that they are holding their last pitchfest this Saturday, June 23, 2018. Say it isn't so! I'm still hoping it's a cruel joke. If the news is true, although a... Continue Reading →

Pitfall #2: Pitching Perils & Producers

#2 - Pitching Perils & Producers Conventional wisdom tells screenwriters that pitching to producers is your bread and butter—TRUE. After all, there are a ton of producers out there looking for scripts to produce. However, screenwriters are also coached to... Continue Reading →

Pitfall #1: Misleading Loglines

#1 - Misleading Loglines The most common reason I pass on a script is because it does not deliver on the logline. This happens due to a number of circumstances (which are covered below), but it’s such a shame. My... Continue Reading →

Logline Examples

Daily Dose: Selling Your Script Stumbled across some logline examples... which are always a good way to inspire logline writing! The Elements of Cinema Blog & Podcast shared these examples.  Logline Examples by Gabe Moura The thing about loglines... they... Continue Reading →

Winning Query Letters

Daily Dose: Selling Your Script Writing a successful query letter is a valuable tool. You need to hone this skill! We brought in screenwriting consultant Danny Manus to join the working screenwriters on the Screenwriters Beat panel to discuss the... Continue Reading →

The Producer Maze

Daily Dose: Selling Your Script It's a maze finding the right producer for your script. Thankfully, today's article offers nine important tips to selling your script!  These nine tips are fantastic! What would you expect from the man that created... Continue Reading →

Pitching Plus

Daily Dose: Networking While this company offers many things to help screenwriters, liking video classes and online pitching, it creates an online film community like no one else. Second Up for a look at virtual pitch companies: Stage 32/Happy Writers. Yes, Stage... Continue Reading →

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