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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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Sell Your Idea to Netflix

Came across this article that is FULL of some great advice about how to pitch a television show. It includes some good examples and tantalizes all of us with the idea of pitching to Netflix. (Spoiler: a lone screenwriter needs... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Virtual Pitching

Daily Dose: Pitching Thanks to the Internet, Hollywood producers are only a Skype call away. Several companies have popped up to connect screenwriters with executives. We will take a look at them one-by-one.  First up: Roadmap Writers Roadmap Services -... Continue Reading →

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