When most filmmakers think of pitching, they envision themselves stuttering their plot points in a tank of sharks who hold the fate in their hands. However, pitching begins the moment you commit to making a film or series in the form of written words that evolves into provocative images, and then conversations with an array of “buyers” that include everyone from potential viewers and crowdfunding contributors, to actors and distributors.
What You Will Learn
How to write engaging project descriptions + queries,
How to create the vital contents for your pitch package.
What different kinds of pitch videos can achieve.
How to tailor your pitch & materials to different buyers.
What to say & what not to say during pitch meetings.
Prerequisites & Preparation
Bring a project to work on in class.
About the instructor
Beginning her career out of NYU’s School of the Arts in the marketing division of Warner Bros TV, Carolyn was also a development executive at Cinecom Entertainment Group, and executive vice president of Danny Glover’s Carrie Productions. An alumnus of Judith Weston’s Actor/Director Lab, Carolyn studied acting with the late Geraldine Page and Uta Hagen.