Before you opine that pitching events are a "ripoff," I urge you to read my personal experiences with them on the benefits of attending them. There's more value in these events than you realize...
Balls of Steel: Screenwriting Pitchfests - Ripoff or Opportunity?
If you want to know more about navigating pitching events and conferences, don't miss this Sunday's Scriptchat with Signe Olynyk @Screenwriter12 and Bob Schultz @PitchfestBob.
Sunday, March 29th at 5:00PM PST (8:00PM EST)
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Full chat instructions are here.
ScriptFest and the Great American PitchFest have joined forces to create the ultimate screenwriting event.
ScriptFest is a conference that kicks off on Friday night with a master class intensive, followed by a full day of screenwriting panels, workshops, roundtables, networking parties, and our latest addition of the Pitch Alley (pitch to executives on Saturday AND Sunday) – all day Saturday.
The Great American PitchFest is held on Sunday, featuring approximately 100 production companies, agents, managers, and other industry professionals seeking material to option, and writers to hire, manage, and represent. Find the connections you need and develop the skills for your screenwriting career to move forward during this life changing weekend.
Friday, May 29, 2015 – Master Class & Opening Night Reception
Saturday, May 30 – dozens of classes & panels as well as several half day master classes, parties, and other events for writers. You can also pitch in our new PITCH ALLEY where dozens of execs will be available to hear your pitch.
Sunday, May 31 – a full day of pitch meetings for writers with Agents, Managers, Production Companies, Investors, Distributors, & other industry professionals, as well as our Executive Luncheon, and the Sweet Taste of Success Cocktail Party.