Back around 2006 or 2007, in my long-gone ScriptShark days when I ran that coverage service, I had written a short blogpost about pitching. Pitching, as a tool for presenting story, was only just gaining steam outside of the pro-writer community then. Yes, pitch fests have gained some popularity in… read more →
The other day I was talking to a client. Just for context, the client, while extremely talented, is, at this time, unrepped. Through Virtual Pitch Fest he was able to get a known production company interested in one of his screenplays. While there is no deal yet, there are talks… read more →
There are so many screenwriting competitions, fellowships, labs and programs. How do you know which ones to spend your money and time on? In this weeks’ blog post, I share the complete list of all the ones that I’m tracking!
Your screenwriting pedigree is incredibly important for standing out in a crowded space. Fortunately, there is more than one way to build it!
It’s that time of year again! Put the finishing touches on your screenplay or pilot, but together your 2021 budget, and submit your material to these upcoming competitions, labs and programs that can help move your screenwriting career forward!
Greta Heinemann, who this past year sold a TV pitch to HBOMax and movie pitch to Amblin Partners, shares her insight and survival tips for a successful pitch.
To get your year off to a great start, begin planning and preparing for the screenwriting & TV writing programs, fellowships and labs you want to apply to in Q1!
What do seasoned producers look for in a pitch? American Film Market offered up the answer to just that when they invited me to moderate 2019’s Pitch Presentation.
Go beyond the writing: Know how to answer these three questions about your screenplay or TV pilot and impress agents, managers, producers and executives!
Winning or placing in a screenwriting competition can become a career milestone for many an emerging screenwriter or TV writer. But are all screenwriting competitions, and all competition placements equal?