“Pilar’s class is absolute gold; precise, specific information that takes the terror out of pitching and helps writers get to the heart of their story. Memorize everything Pilar says! She is saving you years of grief and 'learning things the hard way.'”
- Signe Olynyk, writer/producer, Twilight Pictures
Whether it's over the phone or in a producer's office, writers need to be able to briefly pitch their ideas in an entertaining manner. This DVD offers a template writers can use to “hook”a listener in as little as a minute.
Pitch to develop your story! Use this DVD before you write to:
- Find the “big idea”of your screenplay.
- Clarify your major story beats.
- Brainstorm scenes and set-pieces.
Pitch to sell your script! Use this DVD after you write to:
- Pitch quickly and avoid producer tune-out.
- Eliminate “writer babble.”
- Leave them thinking about YOUR screenplay.
Part of the Screenwriting Expo DVD Series, this 2-hour masters course is an exceptional value. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the finest faculty teaching screenwriting today.
- Manufacturer Creative Screenwriting
- Date available: 01/01/2010
- Publication date: 12/31/2004
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Meet the Author: Pilar Alessandra
Pilar Alessandra is the director of the popular writing program "On The Page." A sought after teacher and lecturer, she's traveled the world teaching screenwriting and is in high demand at major writing conferences and film festivals. As a consultant, she's helped thousands of writers create, refine and sell their screenplays. Her students and clients have sold to Disney, DreamWorks, Warner Brothers and Sony and have won prestigious competitions such as the Austin Film Festival, Open Door Competition, Fade-In Competition and Nicholl Fellowship.
Pilar jump-started her career in film as a script reader for Amblin Entertainment. With the formatio...