Do you have an idea for a movie? These days you need more than a script & a great storyline. You need to know the proper tactics on how to sell your screenplay. The competition is stiff these days so it’s important to become a savvy salesmen. There’s an art to pitching, and guess what? Our friends at Roadmap Writers will provide industry tips on just how to pitch with style and grace, and they’ll fill you in on all the do’s and don’ts to pitching.
Then on Saturday, 11/18 the first 5 people to register will be able to compete in the Screenwriting Pitch Competition with Roadmap Writers at the ACA at 11AM. If you do not sign up in time, the competition is still open for viewers. It’s definitely worth attending as it is always good idea to watch and see what industry professional respond to.
The winner of the competition will then get the opportunity to pitch to a Hollywood Studio Executive (via a Skype meeting), and this could very well lead to the selling of your script! In addition, the winner will receive Final Draft 10 & Dirty Coast apparel.
*PLEASE NOTE* The Screenwriting Pitch Competition is for FEATURE LENGTH SCRIPTS ONLY! ONLY 5 SPOTS AVAILABLE
You must pre-register to be a part of the Screenwriting Pitch Competition with Roadmap Writers on Saturday, 11/18 11AM-1PM at Acadiana Center for the Arts during Southern Screen Festival – This competition is free with a Southern Screen Festival Pass or $20. Your pass will be checked or your money will be collected at the Screenwriting Pitch Workshop with Roadmap Writers on Friday, 11/17 from 12:30PM-2:30PM. You must attend the Friday workshop to participate in the Pitch Competition on Saturday.
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