The Perfect Pitch: How to Sell Yourself and Your Movie Idea to Hollywood
At a Glance
A good pitch can mean the difference between seeing your name at the top of a lucrative studio contract or on a form rejection letter. It’s a well-known industry fact that film executives typically devote about two minutes of their attention to directors and screenwriters who bring them their ideas hoping for a deal. Can you capture their attention and pique their interest in the time it takes to order a latte at Starbucks? Your future as a successful screenwriter or director may depend on it.
Part science, part art and 100% pure adrenaline. The Perfect Pitch, written by a Hollywood veteran, shows you how to make the most of your sales presentation and get your project sold. A great business book that any sales professional can use.
“Life’s a pitch. It can be said that all of life is a constant, ongoing sales pitch, You are selling yourself all the time, in any and all business or social meetings.”
(From the Introduction of The Perfect Pitch)
In today’s competitive marketplace, filmmakers, business professionals, and students all need to learn how to sell themselves and their ideas to be successful.
This 2nd edition of The Perfect Pitch includes new, state of the art information about pitching, networking, and much more.
- Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
- Date available: 01/01/2010
- Publication date: 02/01/2009
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Meet the Author: Ken Rotcop
Ken Rotcop, the acknowledged Grand Master of Pitching, is the creator and owner of PitchMart— Hollywood’s biggest screenplay pitch event for writers and development executives. His screenwriting workshop was the subject of a feature-length documentary, Talk Fast, which has won various film festival awards. STARZ network produced a two-part series on Ken Rotcop, Pitching Guru.
As a screenwriter, Rotcop’s most prestigious production (which he both wrote and produced) was For Us, the Living: The Story of Medger Evers which starred Laurence Fishburne. Among the honors the film received were the Writers Guild Award, ...