Pitch Slam Presented by Screenwriters World
At a Glance
Grab your script and get ready to roll: by popular demand, one of the signature events from Screenwriters World is making another appearance.
Pitch Slam Presented by Screenwriters World, November 9, 2014 is a one-day experience that lets you meet with Agents, Producers and Execs looking for the next hot script. It’s your chance to enjoy unprecedented access to some of the biggest names in the Entertainment Industry, get invaluable feedback, and maybe even land a deal.
Choose from three packages with added perks that include lunch, free webinars, and a cocktail reception after the pitching, which allows for even more networking opportunities:
- Silver ($199): Includes full access to the Pitch Slam and lunch
- Gold ($249): Includes the Silver pass benefits, plus a free Pitch Like a Professional On-Demand Webinar, and a cocktail reception with two drink tickets (a $109 value)
- Platinum ($299): Includes both Silver and Gold pass benefits, plus two additional on-demand webinars, 10 Ways to Get Noticed (in a Good Way) by Agents, Managers and Production Executives and Writing Successful Loglines, Query Letters, and One-Sheets (a $267 value)
Plus, we’ll maintain a favorable ratio of Execs to attendees. That means you’ll have the chance to pitch to every Exec on site!
This is an exciting event that will fill up quickly. So don’t delay! Register for your spot at Pitch Slam Presented by Screenwriters World now.
Pitch Slam Testimonials
"We had a great time at the Screenwriters World Conference. Out of 14 companies we pitched to, 12 asked for material. All in all, a good, productive time." -George S., Attendee
"I already have three meetings set up with some of your writers that pitched me their ideas, and I’m excited to do it again next time." -Maytal G., Exec
"I really enjoyed myself at the Screenwriters World Conference. I had several companies give me their business cards, and one said I had an "excellent pitch" and I was "very organized." That just made my day." -Melonie M., Attendee
"Of all the pitchfests I’ve been too, this was the most professional and easy to maneuver. I heard some great pitches and am in the process of reaching out to the writers." -Joe W., Exec.
"The Pitch Slam was amazing. I pitched to a bunch of companies, and I had multiple requests for my screenplay. The feedback I got from the executives was also really helpful." -Lydia K., attendee
Pitch Slam Participating Companies
First-Look deal between Pantelion Films and Eugenio Derbez's 3Pas. Under the deal, Derbez will produce Spanish and English-language films targeted towards the Latino and crossover markets in the US.
Seeking: Low and Medium Budgets, Feature, Half-hour TV and 1-hr TV (Comedy/Drama/Family)
Looking for material that can resonate with both General and Hispanic Market audiences.
Especially looking for dysfunctional family comedies/dramedies and road trip films
American Biograph Films / HandCranked Pictures
Film Credits: When An Angel Calls, Mama’s Boy, Bad Mood Rising, Blood Lake, Andy and the Aviators
Seeking: Low, Medium, High Budgets, Features (Action/Family/Horror)
Film Credits: Suppression, Raze, Spike
Seeking: Features in the $10M-$15M budget range with commercial genres with worldwide appeal, such as action, thriller, sci-fi, high-concept comedy, etc. — but no horror or rom-com. They are only considering stories led by strong female protagonists.
Calix8 is a very small company that produces 1-2 films a year; their interest is primarily geared towards collaboration and co-production rather than straight acquisition of properties from screenwriters. They also do not do any development; any project they take on must be ready-to-shoot.
Film Credits: Grayscale, A Silent Nigh at the Movie Theater, The Callback Machine, Vitals
Seeking: Low Budget, Features (Action/Sci-Fi/Horro/Thriller)
Zoe Saldana's production company, studio deal with Lionsgate/Televisa
Film Credits: Rosemary's Baby (NBC)
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budgets, Feature and 1-hr TV (Action/Comedy/Drama/Family/Sci-Fi)
Clever Girl Pictures
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budgets, Feature, Half-hour TV, 1hr TV and Movie of the Week
Looking for female driven scripts in all genres as well as American Latino projects
Daniel L. Paulson Productions
Film Credits: The Color of Rain, The Trainer, A Smile as Big as the Moon, Pictures of Hollis Woods, Safe Harbor, Battle of the Bulbs
Seeking: Low Budget, Movie of the Week (Drama/Family/Romance/Romantic Comedy) Female driven thrillers
Will Arnett's TV production company; first look deal with CBS
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budget, Feature, half-hour TV, 1hr TV, Movie of the Week and Reality (Action/Comedy/Drama/Family/Romance/Romantic Comedy/Sci-Fi/Horror)
They are looking for all type of projects with high interest in TV.
Elice Island Entertainment
Two-year, first-look cable deal with Starz Entertainment for cable projects. And Development deal with Spike TV.
Film Credits: TUT (2015)
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budgets. Feature, Half-hour TV and 1-hr TV (Action/Drama/Sci-Fi)
Film Credits: Pop Up Video, Horneytown USA, Science of Stupid, Appetite For Life with Andrew Zimmern, Careful What You Wish For, American Son
Seeking: Low and Medium Budgets, Comedy in half-hour, Features and 1hr Cable: Comedy, Thrillers/Suspense, True Stories
Exclusive deal with Sony.
Film Credits: Rake, Jim Gaffigan Show (pre-production), Outsiders (pre-production)
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budgets, Half-hour TV, 1-hr TV and Movie of the Week (Comedy/Drama/Family)
A boutique Film and Entertainment production company based in Los Angeles, California.
Seeking: Features, Documentaries and Educational. NO TV or Reality.
Develop, produce and commercialize high quality content for global audiences, working across multiple formats and genres: television and feature film, fiction and non-scripted, animation and live action.
Seeking: Low and Medium Budgets, Feature, Half-hour TV, 1-hr TV, Movie of the Week (Action/Comedy/Family/Romance/Romantic Comedy)
While we do not represent writers, we are actively seeking female driven material for development and packaging.
Mind the GAP Productions
Film Credits: Greystone Park, The Evil Gene
Seeking: Low and Medium Budgets, Feature (Action/Drama/Sci-Fi/Thriller)
Film (Film Development), Film (Film Production), Film (TV Production), Film (TV Development)
Parallel X Productions
Parallel X Productions is an independent film production company that creates films that celebrate the "average" person and his/her emotional, psychological or spiritual journey while striving to entertain our audiences with our quirky and endearing characters and stories of hope.
Film Credits: Eat With Me, Choices
Seeking: Low Budget, Feature (Comedy/Drama/Family/Romance/Romanic Comedy/Dramedy)
Specifically focused on projects that focus on social justice, LGBTQ or Asian American issues and/or characters
The Picture Company
Over head deal with Studio Canal
Film Credit: Home Invasion
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budgets, Feature, Half-hour TV and 1-hr TV (Action/Sci-fi/Psych Thrillers, 4 Quadrant World Creation Stories)
We are a new start up company. Formally of Silver Pictures, Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman partnered to form The Picture Company
Film Credits: The Book of Life, Free Birds, High Moon (TV Movie)
The Safran Company
Film Credits: Annabelle, Anna, The Conjuring, ATM, Vehicle 19
Seeking: Low and Medium Budget, Feature Films (Action/Horror/Sci-Fi)
Film Credits: All The Right Moves (Oxygen), Marker/Pilot (UPN), Born To Run (FBC), Nicks Game (CBS) pilot
Seeking: Low and Medium Budgets, Feature, Half-hour TV, 1-hr TV and Reality (Comedy/Drama/Family/Sci-Fi)
Sogno Productions, Inc. a division of Angaelica
Sogno (sewn-yo) comes from the Italian “I dream“. A production company believing in the power of imagination. Helping others bring their visions to life. Hoping to share in bringing your dreams to the screen.
Film Credits: Fifth Annual, In the Gray, Mosaic of Life, Cinema is Everywhere
Seeking: Low Budget, Feature, Half-hour TV, 1-hr TV and Movie of the Week (Action/Drama/Family/Romance/Romantic Comedy/Sci-Fi)
Wendy Williams Productions
Credits: Wendy Williams: How You Doin' Broadway, Celebrities Undercover
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budget, Feature, Half-hour TV and Reality (Action/Horror)
Wonderland Sound and Vision
Film Credits: 3 Days to Kill, Stolen, Terminator Salvation, We Are Marshall Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Before We Go, Playing it Cool, The Duff
Seeking: Low, Medium and High Budgets, Feature, Half-hour TV and 1-hr TV (Action/Comedy/Drama/Family/Romance/Romantic Comedy/Sci-Fi/Horror)
Additional Execs are confirming their participation daily. There will be over 25 companies in total, and we will maintain a 5 to 1 attendee to Exec ratio, giving you an opportunity to meet with all Execs.
The Beverly Garland
4222 Vineland Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91602
Pitch Slam: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Cocktail Mixer: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
- Date available: 10/15/2014
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