Sunday, May 5, 2013

Great American Pitchfest Transcript May 5, 2013


Transcript site failed AGAIN! yes, I'm about ready to shank someone after a month of this. My sincere apologies. I am clearly going to need to find another solution for us, but in the meantime, please scroll down to the bottom and read backwards. ~ @jeannevb 
TOPIC: Great American Pitchfest Co-founders Signe Olynyk @Screenwriter12 and Bob Schultz @PitchfestBob 
 Worth remembering that while Babe Ruth was the#homerun king, he also led the league in #strikeouts#pitching #GAPF#scriptchat -9:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : If an exec asks how it ends, TELL THEM!#GAPF #scriptchat -9:09 PM May 5th, 2013
    You have to hear "no" a thousand times to get to yes. Then you need 1000 meetings to get to "action." #scriptchat-9:09 PM May 5th, 2013
    Exactly - you are pitching to a professional, so tell them what they need/want to know. #scriptchat-9:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Full schedule available herehttps://t.co/LnkVOECAQg … #scriptchat -9:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   You're not a real writer until you wake up in the middle of the night terrified that your story is boring. #storycraft #scriptchat-9:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  Full schedule available here https://t.co/24Hy13oiXp 10th annual Great American PitchFest#scriptchat -9:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   Shoot. hopefully it isn't too late for the transcript. But if an exec asks how it ends, TELL THEM! #scriptchat -9:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   Upcoming pitch fest #gapf rt : RT: Full schedule available here https://t.co/LFJ7nqEamR#scriptchat -9:07 PM May 5th, 2013
   Like receding mirrors ": Well said. RT The point of every pitch meeting is to get another meeting. #scriptchat" -9:07 PM May 5th, 2013
    Hence the offer of free classes.#scriptchat -9:07 PM May 5th, 2013
    RT : Full schedule available here https://t.co/NTBrblf2dv 10th annual Great American Pitch Fest#scriptchat -9:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   A fool and his money are soon parted. #scriptchat -9:06 PM May 5th, 2013
    Another piece of advice. Your business card should not be delicious. #scriptchat -9:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   Who's directing, (re)writing, selling what: RT: Screenwriting News: April 29-May 5, 2013http://t.co/FrphlUgonq #scriptchat -9:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Full schedule available herehttps://t.co/4v7Wc1Yqzf #scriptchat -9:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Full schedule available herehttps://t.co/nWO6D1C4dk #scriptchat -9:05 PM May 5th, 2013
    ha! #scriptchat -9:05 PM May 5th, 2013
    Instead of business cards, I will hand out chocolate-covered Bacon. And, hand sanitizer with the dwacon logo...#scriptchat -9:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Full schedule available herehttps://t.co/24Hy13oiXp #scriptchat -9:05 PM May 5th, 2013
    You should bring bacon for all the #GAPFfounders named Bob Schultz. #scriptchat -9:04 PM May 5th, 2013
   Full schedule available here https://t.co/24Hy13oiXp#scriptchat -9:04 PM May 5th, 2013
   Vanilla! But fear will be outnumbered by #chocoholics RT Maybe we should have a vote?!#scriptchat -9:04 PM May 5th, 2013
     So i should bring bacon for all of the execs? #scriptchat -9:03 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thank you #treefort   Tons of good info. #scriptchat -9:03 PM May 5th, 2013
    Maybe we should have a vote?!#scriptchat -9:03 PM May 5th, 2013
   A post-chat plug for a screenwriting seminar in Miami this summer: http://t.co/HUWNAVQqAe #scriptchat -9:03 PM May 5th, 2013
    Cake?! What kind? Where? #forkinhand#scriptchat -9:02 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The point of every pitch meeting is to get another meeting. #scriptchat -9:02 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thank you all, great info, see you next year in person :)#scriptchat -9:02 PM May 5th, 2013
    Dwacon, I think we could be good friends. "Add bacon," is good advice, regardless of context. #scriptchat -9:02 PM May 5th, 2013
    Nope - we have Friday Night Drinks with Jen Grisanti (May 31) & our anniversary party on Sat night (June 1)#scriptchat -9:02 PM May 5th, 2013
   let's hope the site works! RT  This is one #scriptchat transcript I will definitely be poring over...#scriptchat -9:02 PM May 5th, 2013
    thank you #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thanks for all the great advice tonight  &. See you guys in a couple weeks. #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
   I 2nd this! RT   Thank you for all you do for writers! Wishing GAPF a happy 10th anniv #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
   Well said. RT  The point of every pitch meeting is to get another meeting. #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
    This is one #scriptchat transcript I will definitely be poring over... -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
    We have drinks all the time. But I was mistaken. The cake is on Saturday. #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
     Thank you both for the great info,always enjoy when ya'll guest.:) #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thank you SO MUCH  & ! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! #scriptchat -9:01 PM May 5th, 2013
   Solid advice. RT  Yep, this is great. RT: Pre pitchfest tips: http://t.co/6iUPaRYx1b … #scriptchat-9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: link for Pitchfest TV is? #scriptchat -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
   Screenwriting News: April 29-May 5, 2013http://t.co/42ugujwN1M #scriptchat #screenwriting -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
   Congrats! That's a lot of sweating screenwriters. :) RT: It's our tenth anniversary so I hope you'll join us.#scriptchat -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Thought this appropriate: "Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes" ~Oscar Wilde #scriptchat -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
    You had me at cake. But, if there is bacon to go with that cake... #scriptchat -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
    Wait, is the drinks moved to Friday this year?? #scriptchat -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : You guys have been awesome to writers for years! And not just at event time. All year long. #GAPF #scriptchat -9:00 PM May 5th, 2013
    Thank you! Where has my life gone?! :)#scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
   The point of every pitch meeting is to get another meeting. #scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  Thanks, Man! Watch Pitchfest.TV year round for free content. #scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
   And this year at the Friday Night Party: FREE CAKE! To celebrate our 10th Anniversary. #scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : I think I'll write a silent short today. Cause that's how I roll. #scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  You guys have been awesome to writers for years! And not just at event time. All year long.#scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
     Thank you for being here and for all you do for writers! Wishing GAPF a happy 10th anniversary!#scriptchat -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
    #scriptchat I don't usually trust men who say "trust me" but I'll go with it this time :) -8:59 PM May 5th, 2013
   If you're pitching a script & it isn't written, let the exec know. Tell them you're seeing what idea is best to tackle next.#scriptchat -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
    Thanks, Man! Watch Pitchfest.TV year round for free content. #scriptchat -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thanks for all the helpful, great info tonite!! I needed a#scriptchat fix!! -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Thought this appropriate: "Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes" ~Oscar Wilde #scriptchat -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
    Thank you very much. That really means a lot. #scriptchat -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
   I usually tell writers to go to every event they can, but I can't say I recommend that one. #scriptchat -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
    You guys have been awesome to writers for years! And not just at event time. All year long. #scriptchat -8:58 PM May 5th, 2013
    couldn't resist :) #scriptchat -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
    #scriptchat oh. Men. #pssht -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
   And remember, come to the drinks on Saturday night to meet , me and lots of regular chat folks. #scriptchat -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
    that's good to go! Even multiple ideas help, but be honest if they aren't ready to send #scriptchat -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
   Inktip is a competing event. They have a great pitching system. Looks suspiciously familiar. #scriptchat -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
   Mine some stuff from this for your scriptshttp://t.co/xGF6gR4EzZ #scriptchat -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
    Happy to do everything we can to help writers. Not claiming that every event is equally committed. #scriptchat -8:57 PM May 5th, 2013
   What's Inktip '13? #scriptchat -8:56 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : It's our tenth anniversary so I hope you'll join us. Our best year yet! #scriptchat -8:56 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : At GAPF9, I got my next idea while chatting w/ an exec who wasnt interested in my pitch. Use your 5 minutes! #scriptchat -8:56 PM May 5th, 2013
    HA HA!!! #scriptchat -8:56 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Last time I was at GAPF, I got my next idea while chatting w/ exec who wasnt interested in my pitch. Use ur 5 min! #scriptchat -8:56 PM May 5th, 2013
     My script won't be ready 'til Aug so Inktip '13, GAPF '14! Appreciate you're streaming classes!#scriptchat -8:56 PM May 5th, 2013
    Ha ha... I think they were from Tomb or something like that... can't fully recall. #scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
   It's our tenth anniversary so I hope you'll join us. Our best year yet! #scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
    HAHAHA now I know why you want hand sanitizer! HAHA   #birthdaysuit #scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
   To do any less is a sign that the event you're going to is grabbing for your $$. #GAPF#scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
    I've been partially naked on screen... And only for the laughs. Trust me. This body stays clothed most the time.#scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thank you for this great chat. #scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
   Last time I was at GAPF, I got my next idea while chatting w/ an exec who wasn't interested in my pitch. Use your 5 minutes!#scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : We treat our writers and our execs as we would want to be treated. #GAPF #scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
    Are you sure those weren't yours, Zac?#scriptchat -8:55 PM May 5th, 2013
      #heeyyooooo #scriptchat keep that on at home. -8:54 PM May 5th, 2013
   I love how some female booty shorts from some sponsor ended up in my bag one year at #GAPF. Donated them to Goodwill. :)#scriptchat -8:54 PM May 5th, 2013
    No SWAG. Just lunch and access to a bunch of great writers. :) #scriptchat -8:54 PM May 5th, 2013
    Those Brioni numbers worn by Bush, Obama and Clooney... #scriptchat -8:53 PM May 5th, 2013
   I prefer my birthday suit. #heeyyooooo RT   #scriptchat whats a business suit? #scriptchat -8:53 PM May 5th, 2013
   We treat our writers and our execs as we would want to be treated.  #GAPF #scriptchat -8:53 PM May 5th, 2013
    I would imagine SWAG included? #scriptchat-8:53 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : I tend to see some higher level people at #GAPF compared to the non-compensated events. #scriptchat -8:53 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Thought this appropriate: "Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes" ~Oscar Wilde #scriptchat -8:52 PM May 5th, 2013
      #scriptchatwhat's a business suit? -8:52 PM May 5th, 2013
     I agree. I tend to see some higher level people at GAPF compared to the non-compensated events.#scriptchat -8:52 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The best way to practice pitching a movie: Think of a movie you love. Now convince your friends to see it.#scriptchat -8:52 PM May 5th, 2013
    Execs get $100. We don't have an event without them & they should be paid. Just as you should for your work.#scriptchat -8:52 PM May 5th, 2013
    Events that don't compensate their execs are unprofessional, IMHO, and it shows in other ways at their events, too.#scriptchat -8:51 PM May 5th, 2013
   “: All writing is rewriting. Even this tweet is a third draft. #scriptchat #screenplay” once I register my reply w/ WGA I'll send -8:51 PM May 5th, 2013
    I say "In varying stages of development" haha #scriptchat -8:51 PM May 5th, 2013
   hello, #scriptchat. how is everyone? -8:51 PM May 5th, 2013
   Only 9 more minutes left. Get those last pitchfest and pitching questons in to  and  #scriptchat-8:51 PM May 5th, 2013
    The executives are professionals and their time is valuable. It is appropriate to compensate them for their time.#scriptchat -8:50 PM May 5th, 2013
    I'm making a zombie movie, Brother. It's all cannibalism and delicious brains on this end. #scriptchat -8:50 PM May 5th, 2013
    Still canvasing pawn shops looking for a new Piaget. #scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
    Yes they do. And are given lunch and a drink ticket (which is needed) at the end of the event. #scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
   Thought this appropriate: "Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes" ~Oscar Wilde #scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The best way to practice pitching a movie: Think of a movie you love. Now convince your friends to see it.#scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
    Oh wait, I took that as a dirty way... not as an evil and sinister way #Rratedmind #scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
   Dress for the job you want. I am currently dressed as Batman. RT  Hollywood is casual. #scriptchat-8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
   do people hearing pitches at GAPF get paid? “: About 15 more min w #GAPF team. #askaway #scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The only difference between that movie and yours is that yours hasn't been made yet. #scriptchat -8:49 PM May 5th, 2013
   http://t.co/8AsOE3yKqh RT Was she saying you should EAT HER DAUGHTER!? #scriptchat -8:48 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Off topic but want to share delightful new discovery. #scriptchat rt  Hoping for love in a bakery... http://t.co/nRAFrDg97M -8:48 PM May 5th, 2013
   You have all convinced me. Next year I'm there too #scriptchat-8:48 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : RT : If they say not for us in the pitch meeting, go on an info quest. Ask them questions.#scriptchat -8:48 PM May 5th, 2013
    Was she saying you should EAT HER DAUGHTER!? #scriptchat -8:48 PM May 5th, 2013
    Hollywood is casual. Unless you work in the agency or at a premiere. Jeans, button up, jacket if you want. #scriptchat -8:48 PM May 5th, 2013
    Bye! Thanks for dropping in! #scriptchat -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
    Oh. It was ready.#winkwinknudgenudgesaynomore #scriptchat -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
    Good to know if/when I ever get there. Note to self: buy jeans. #scriptchat -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The only difference between that movie and yours is that yours hasn't been made yet. #scriptchat -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : If they say not for us in the pitch meeting, go on an info quest. Ask them questions. #scriptchat -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
   During one pitch I had a woman say "when we eat lunch later I'll bring my daughter along, she's single." #scaredme #scriptchat-8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
     I was working in the WH and used to wearing suits every day. Capitol Hill mentality… #scriptchat -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
   Off topic but want to share delightful new discovery.#scriptchat rt  Hoping for love in a bakery...http://t.co/nRAFrDg97M -8:47 PM May 5th, 2013
   Have to get off my train... Great chat everyone. Big thanks to the #GAPF team! #scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The best way to practice pitching a movie: Think of a movie you love. Now convince your friends to see it.#scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
    See, Zac. You're a problem solver. That's why you make the big bucks. #scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
    Sounds like you are a natural pitcher! :)#scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
   As long as your product was ready! RT : if begging for a date counts, then man, have I pitched! #scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
   My horrible pitch for #UpstreamColor. Truly amazing. Don't wanna spoil a thing. Strange. Bizarre. Pigs. Recorders. Love.#theend #scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
     And it shows the writer isn't serious about the work...#scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
    Oh that explains my job history and pre-marital date history. #scriptchat -8:46 PM May 5th, 2013
     Dave & Janet Peoples told me it looks desperate. Wear casual clothes w/ expensive watch & shoes…#scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
    if begging for a date counts, then man, have I pitched! #whew #scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
   The only difference between that movie and yours is that yours hasn't been made yet. #scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
   No one wears them. My outfit: Jeans. Flip flops. Tshirt. RT Whats wrong with a business suit?#scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
   If they say 'not for us' in the pitch meeting, go on an info quest. Ask them questions & learn what they are looking for.#scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
    You can always were the ballerina outfit to the networking mixer. I'm sure you'll get chatted up a lot. #scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
   The best way to practice pitching a movie: Think of a movie you love. Now convince your friends to see it. #scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
    I couldn't resist. Saw 's new FB page few min ago :) #scriptchat -8:45 PM May 5th, 2013
   It was bad O.o. LOL :)   #scriptchat-8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
    When I request something it is because our company has a need right now. 6 mos later our slate can change.#scriptchat -8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
   If you think you've never pitched before, you're wrong. Every job interview, favor asked, date begged for, etc. PITCHING#scriptchat -8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
    What's wrong with a business suit? #scriptchat-8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
    Yes I want to read the best thing yet, but if it isn't ready, I don't think these events are the venue. :) #scriptchat-8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
    Hollywood Writer is unshaven & 5 weeks since last laundry day. #scriptchat -8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
   About 15 more min w #GAPF team. #askaway #scriptchat-8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Seriously, watch Fridays #SharkTankfor bad desperation. DONT be desperate. You are forming a partnership. #scriptchat -8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : You need soft lips for a good pitch. #Treefort can help! :) http://t.co/PzJ3rWmCJ6 #scriptchat -8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  *reluctantly puts ballerina costume back in the closet* #scriptchat -8:44 PM May 5th, 2013
     THIS made my day! LUV it!!#scriptchat -8:43 PM May 5th, 2013
    between pitchfests & in-house mtgs, lost count. Enough to be totally calm during them #scriptchat -8:43 PM May 5th, 2013
    But wouldn't you rather read it when it is 'ready' than something that isn't quite there yet? #scriptchat -8:43 PM May 5th, 2013
   I didn't say NEVER wear a costume. Just not to #GAPF :-) RT : reluctantly puts ballerina costume back in closet#scriptchat -8:43 PM May 5th, 2013
    not a terrible mistake. You looked professional. But 'writer professional' is cleancut and casual dressy.#scriptchat -8:43 PM May 5th, 2013
   Seriously, watch Friday's #SharkTank for bad desperation. RT : DONT be desperate. You are forming a partnership.#scriptchat -8:43 PM May 5th, 2013
   I hate requesting something and then the script shows up 6+ months later in my inbox. #petpeeve #scriptchat -8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
   And maybe you will be in the future, so be professional and polite. #scriptchat -8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
   You need soft lips for a good pitch. #Treefort can help! :) http://t.co/PzJ3rWmCJ6 #scriptchat -8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
    Whatever you have. If it's one, then pitch one. Target one pitch to the person you are meeting with. #scriptchat-8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
    *reluctantly puts ballerina costume back in the closet* #scriptchat -8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
   DON'T be desperate. You are forming a partnership. If you aren't right for each other, that's best to learn right away. #scriptchat-8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
   :) RT : DONT pitch anything that isnt ready. Otherwise, you upset Zac by never sending the script. #scriptchat -8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
    I will not repeat the mistake of wearing a business suit next time. 👹 #scriptchat -8:42 PM May 5th, 2013
   The single biggest mistake writers make is to send their work out (pitches or scripts) BEFORE they are ready. #scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : DON'T chase trends. Tell your story.#scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
   Seriously, DO NOT WEAR COSTUMES!!! Let your pitch stand on its own without the eye-rolling inducing gimmick. :) #scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  DON'T pitch anything that isn't ready. Otherwise, you upset Zac by never sending the script.#scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
   Be ready for the "what else have you got?" question.#scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
   How many projects should you have ready to pitch?#scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
   Whether you wear a costume to pitch in, be a real person and have a conversation like a professional. #scriptchat -8:41 PM May 5th, 2013
      OK, I'll bite. What are the exceptions? #scriptchat -8:40 PM May 5th, 2013
   DON'T chase trends. Tell your story. #scriptchat -8:40 PM May 5th, 2013
    If you are the host of say a children's show, you may want to appear in costume as part of your pitch.#scriptchat -8:40 PM May 5th, 2013
    DON'T pitch anything that isn't ready. Otherwise, you upset Zac by never sending the script. #scriptchat -8:40 PM May 5th, 2013
    With very few exceptions: DON'T wear a costume. Stand by for  to disagree. #scriptchat -8:39 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Great distinction RT : A pitch is not a performance. Its a conversation. #scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
    Thanks...was about to ask.#scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
    and no college fund :) #scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
    for eight months. #scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
   Great distinction RT : A pitch is not a performance. It's a conversation. #scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
     A BRILLIANT first page too, at that! #scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT #GAPF is very grassroots & our word of mouth is how that has happened. #scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
     so fiercely proud of you guys. Can't thank you enough for your dedication to writers!#scriptchat -8:38 PM May 5th, 2013
   It's more fun than labor, according to reports. RT: The pitch day is like being in labor. #scriptchat -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : A pitch is not a performance. It's a conversation. #scriptchat -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
   Bob and Signe, you mentioned a lot of the "DOs". What are some of the "DON'Ts"? #scriptchat -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : 20-minute Q&A [video]: David Simon ("The Wire") and Matt Weiner ("Mad Men")http://t.co/aPoWdKfgxM #scriptchat #screenwriting -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
    SWEEEEET! #scriptchat -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
    How much it has grown. The pitchfest is very grassroots & our word of mouth is how that has happened.#scriptchat -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
   How to write screenplays & stay sanehttp://t.co/KbY5jO4s5a #scriptchat -8:37 PM May 5th, 2013
    That I remain alive & writing. I wrote the best 1st page of my life last weekend! #scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : 20-minute Q&A [video]: David Simon ("The Wire") and Matt Weiner ("Mad Men") http://t.co/aPoWdKfgxM#scriptchat #screenwriting -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : When you are pitching your script, you are also pitching yourself. #scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
   The pitch day is like being in labor. HYDRATE, bring snacks & an epidural #fairwarning #scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
   A pitch is not a performance. It's a conversation.#scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
    That's a lot of contacts. #scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
    Tis true. Was in event sales for years, & if I didn't sell "me", no sale. #scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
    After 10 yrs, what is most surprising thing about creating GAPF? #scriptchat -8:36 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Can't stress this enough! RT: When you are pitching your script, you are also pitching yourself. #scriptchat -8:35 PM May 5th, 2013
   You will pitch between 12-20 companies, but you'll meet much more over the weekend. #scriptchat -8:35 PM May 5th, 2013
   Can't stress this enough! RT : When you are pitching your script, you are also pitching yourself. #scriptchat-8:35 PM May 5th, 2013
   The new 'Career In A Day' sessions are 15x half hour presentations on screenwriting. Similar to 'Ted Talks'. #scriptchat -8:34 PM May 5th, 2013
    Such an important thing to keep in mind! #scriptchat -8:34 PM May 5th, 2013
    GMTA Courage does inspire. That's why writing groups and communities like this so important. Helps us be brave. #scriptchat -8:34 PM May 5th, 2013
    Great! We're going to be putting up some great archived videos at pitchfest.tv soon! #scriptchat -8:34 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  - A quality writer is just as important as quality writing. #GAPF #scriptchat -8:34 PM May 5th, 2013
   When you are pitching your script, you are also pitching yourself. #scriptchat -8:33 PM May 5th, 2013
    In fact, we do have a legal class as part of Career In A Day. https://t.co/vTrTTBQfhB #scriptchat -8:33 PM May 5th, 2013
    hope the transcript site works! #scriptchat -8:33 PM May 5th, 2013
    Read the Exec directory. Pitch the different genres to those who are seeking them. You'll do fine. #scriptchat -8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
   Look in sidebar of http://t.co/RnMIKqMyIM RT: Does anyone have any good references for one sheets? #scriptchat -8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
    Wonderful:) #scriptchat -8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
    - A quality writer is just as important as quality writing. #GAPF #scriptchat -8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
    I already had it bookmarked! :) #scriptchat-8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
    We tried to create the event that we wanted to go to as screenwriters.  #gapf #scriptchat -8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
    Replay, too, or only live? #scriptchat -8:32 PM May 5th, 2013
     Yes, I was so excited to hear about PitchFestTV! That's amazing about the classes streaming!#scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
   Not writing for the trend but I do have a few diff genre specs in my arsenal. Just planning for my strongest strategy. #scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
   If anyone would like an article on onesheets, please email me at info.com #scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : 20-minute Q&A [video]: David Simon ("The Wire") and Matt Weiner ("Mad Men") http://t.co/aPoWdKfgxM#scriptchat #screenwriting -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
    Wow, amazing #scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
     If u never try, the answer is always gonna be no. If u DO try, yesses may come your way!#scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
    Wow. Ok. That sounds fantastic. Guess that's not something I'd have to worry about when I make it out for #gapf.#scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
   We haven't made the formal announcement yet, but ALL of the free classes will be streamed live online. Check out pitchfest.tv#scriptchat -8:31 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT  You can see some of this years profiles from the directory at http://t.co/ip7rf1Cvnn #GAPF#scriptchat -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
   The other thing that happens during a pitch... The exec is judging if you are someone they'll be able to work with if opt/purch.#scriptchat -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
   Does anyone have any good references for one sheets?#scriptchat -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
    Hope it contains instructions on how to query without getting death threats from their legal dept... :-) #scriptchat -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
    You can see some of this year's profiles from the directory at http://t.co/0bx3jjkXPQ #GAPF #scriptchat -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
    GMTA Crucial!- execs want to like our pitch, story, script. They're rooting for us. Dispell neg energy. Focus on story.#scriptchat -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
   20-minute Q&A [video]: David Simon ("The Wire") and Matt Weiner ("Mad Men") http://t.co/aPoWdKfgxM #scriptchat#screenwriting -8:30 PM May 5th, 2013
    I spend my life developing our Executive Directory, and I'm not going to lie: It dominates. #scriptchat -8:29 PM May 5th, 2013
    Our Executive Guide is often 200 pages. Exec names, emails, etc. Worth the price of admission alone. #scriptchat -8:29 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: is it possible to follow some of the free classes online? Can't make it this year to the fest #scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
    Don't chase trends, valibus. Write your best story, and make it sing. But the answer is horror. Always horror.#scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
    But low budget horror/thriller and broad comedies tend to go over best for most companies. #scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
    I know, that one still stings, huh? :)#scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
    Never write towards trends, as by the time it is shot and released, a min of 18 months has passed & trend is over.#scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
     I'll go if you go! :-)#scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
    So true. And the more you do, the more you learn about yourself. Courage inspires. #scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
    I'd be interested but can't be there.#scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
   Me too :)   #scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : NEW Career in a Day classes (lots of past chat guests!) https://t.co/U30PvsSsI3 #scriptchat -8:28 PM May 5th, 2013
   I'm still angry that my favorite pitch from last year (and the last of the day) never sent me her script... :(((((((((((((( #scriptchat-8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
    Ah. My only experience is SWCE. They had a book too, but were too vague about a lot of the smaller companies.#scriptchat -8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
   Any idea what might be the hot genre that's in demand right now? #scriptchat -8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT:  NEW Career in a Day classes (lots of past chat guests!) https://t.co/eVZfsnDom4 … #scriptchat -8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
    I'll be there in August. #scriptchat -8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Is there anybody who is interested in the free classes, but can't make it to LA June 1? #scriptchat -8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
    I am #scriptchat -8:27 PM May 5th, 2013
   Very true  Even if you are nervous at pitching, the point is having a great pitch & script.#scriptchat -8:26 PM May 5th, 2013
    Me! #scriptchat -8:26 PM May 5th, 2013
    We sell out at 500 writers each year. We want it to be small, intimate, and an excellent experience for all. #scriptchat-8:26 PM May 5th, 2013
   rt   "Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway." You never know! 😄 #scriptchat -8:26 PM May 5th, 2013
    That's a reminder that common sense isn't so common, huh? #scriptchat -8:26 PM May 5th, 2013
   This. :) rt  All writing is rewriting. Even this tweet is a third draft. #writetip #tvwriterchat #scriptchat #screenplay-8:26 PM May 5th, 2013
   Is there anybody who is interested in the free classes, but can't make it to LA June 1? #scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
   Good prep and confidence with your own material ..helps take away the nervousness.. & forehead sweat. #scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: I take it it will be crowded. Any tips for affordable hotels?#scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
   Or the Great Jeanne VB PitchFest! #scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
    GAPF gives you a book, but sometimes the person being sent is an assistant, but their your best bet getting in.#scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
     Maybe next year. #scriptchat-8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
    We love you too, Jeanne! It should be the Great Scriptchat PitchFest! #scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
     YES! That's so lovely.#scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
   Ten years ago I met Signe. Now we're shooting my movie this summer. RT : You never know who you might meet... #scriptchat -8:25 PM May 5th, 2013
   And as someone tweeted the other day, don't lead your pitch with "I follow you on Twitter." If you must, mention @ end.#scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
    Yes, I feel like some confidence can go a long way... and desperation goes a long way in the wrong direction... :)#scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
    Even if you are nervous at pitching, the point is having a great pitch & script. #scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
    "Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway." You never know! 😄 #scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
   Practice w/ pals, too rt  Follow, and our FB page for offers and tips all the time.#scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
    If you're in LA, check out the free classes and meet some fellow writers. It's a community, not a firing squad.#scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
   I feel like  & 's #pimpbitch:) Seriously, I would NOT be shouting them out if I didn't love them#scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
   Try to remember, every exec is there because they WANT to say yes. It helps calm me down if I start getting nervous #scriptchat#GAPF -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
   Meet everyone you can. You never know who you might meet who could change the future of your career. #scriptchat -8:24 PM May 5th, 2013
    LOL. I quit school rather than talk in front of the class. I haven't changed. #scriptchat -8:23 PM May 5th, 2013
    What made me nervous was when I tried to google some of the pitchees and nothing cams up. Going in blind...#scriptchat -8:23 PM May 5th, 2013
    I have been in the room with three U.S. presidents and yet was completely ferschmoyled by a development exec. :- #scriptchat -8:23 PM May 5th, 2013
   This is KEY : Also.. DON'T BE NERVOUS. I know it's tough at times, but be relaxed & your pitch will go more smoothly #scriptchat -8:23 PM May 5th, 2013
    Not this year. I'd have to get a script for Valium :) #scriptchat -8:23 PM May 5th, 2013
    not surprised! Great lineup! #scriptchat-8:23 PM May 5th, 2013
   I backed "Writer's Guide to Hollywood by Producer of Pretty Woman by Gary Goldstein" on #Kickstarter http://t.co/9KyDAeyHVu#scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
   When you pitch, remember, they WANT to find something they like! #beconfident #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : NEW Career in a Day classes (lots of past chat guests!) https://t.co/U30PvsSsI3 #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
    In high school I dreaded talking in front of the class. Now I can chat up a room or a rando stranger easily.#scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
    Great advice, Zac. Pitching is about having a conversation & building a rapport. #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
    Why should you be scared? You wrote a great script. Now you just need to tell your story to a fellow storylover.#scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : These are gr8 rt  Pitch tips fr exec's POV http://t.co/GzL7FTaSow … #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Yep, this is great. RT : Pre pitchfest tips: http://t.co/Mzimq2yYRZ #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
    The Career In A Day classes are almost sold out, but we'll make sure any Scriptchat writers can get in.#scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : If there are companies you want to pitch to, tell us. We'll invite them! #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
    I would to pitch for Disney/Pixar, but not this year. Have to save for the ticket and hotel first #scriptchat -8:22 PM May 5th, 2013
   AMEN! RT : Selling is a consequence of pitching. The priority of every pitch is to build a relationship.#scriptchat -8:21 PM May 5th, 2013
    Margery, it's scary until you do it. If you come to #GAPF, you will be an expert by the end of the day. #scriptchat-8:21 PM May 5th, 2013
   Also... DON'T BE NERVOUS. I know it's tough at times, but be relaxed and your pitch will go more smoothly. #scriptchat -8:21 PM May 5th, 2013
   NEW Career in a Day classes (lots of past chat guests!)https://t.co/U30PvsSsI3 #scriptchat -8:21 PM May 5th, 2013
   Whoops. #GAPF#scriptchat -8:21 PM May 5th, 2013
   If there are companies you want to pitch to, tell us. We'll invite them! #scriptchat -8:21 PM May 5th, 2013
   Can't imagine every being brave enough to pitch.#scriptchat -8:20 PM May 5th, 2013
   Whether you go to the pitchfest or not, go to the classes. You never know what you'll learn or who you will meet.#scriptchat -8:20 PM May 5th, 2013
   These are gr8 rt  Pitch tips fr exec's POVhttp://t.co/GzL7FTaSow … #scriptchat -8:20 PM May 5th, 2013
   List of execs in pitch room (updates to come)https://t.co/VUU7s7stdy #scriptchat -8:20 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Follow , and our FB page for offers and tips all the time. #scriptchat -8:20 PM May 5th, 2013
   List of FREE CLASSES https://t.co/yAyCxqwBRn#scriptchat -8:19 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : All writing is rewriting. Even this tweet is a third draft. #writetip #tvwriterchat #scriptchat #screenplay -8:19 PM May 5th, 2013
   Pitching is like acting. More prepared you are for role/story, more confident + comfy you feel to relax and do your best work. #scriptchat -8:19 PM May 5th, 2013
   Yep, this is great. RT : Pre pitchfest tips:http://t.co/Mzimq2yYRZ #scriptchat -8:19 PM May 5th, 2013
   Follow , and our FB page for offers and tips all the time. #scriptchat -8:19 PM May 5th, 2013
     Haha! Good one!! #scriptchat -8:19 PM May 5th, 2013
    Learn how to take no for an answer. Learn how to take YES for an answer #GAPF #scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
    "Take this mother##$$$ script from my mother$:%(%$$ hand?" Could work, but I wouldn't try it :P. #scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
    Good to know. The company that makes our Dwacon® branded pens also makes logo-branded hand sanitizer.#scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
   Pitch tips fr exec's POV http://t.co/bwEgJUWo8U#scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The free content and networking opp is just as valuable for writers as the pitching event itself #scriptchat#GAPF #scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
    Know your story and your structure inside/outside/upside down. Know your protag like your own soul.#scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : All writing is rewriting. Even this tweet is a third draft. #writetip #tvwriterchat #scriptchat #screenplay#scriptchat -8:18 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : The free content and networking opp is just as valuable for writers as the pitching event itself #scriptchat#GAPF #scriptchat -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
   Pre pitchfest tips: http://t.co/6Nj3Urlj5h #scriptchat -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
   Another great writer speaking absolutely free: Ed Neumeier (Robocop, Starship Troopers). Don't you want to know more?#GAPF #scriptchat -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : All writing is rewriting. Even this tweet is a third draft. #writetip #tvwriterchat #scriptchat #screenplay -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
    nope... no code. Hand sanitizer is a life saver for us and the pitchees #scriptchat -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
   Selling is a consequence of pitching. The priority of every pitch is to build a relationship. #scriptchat -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
     Q: What are your favorite tips for a solid pitch? Any personal pointers from your experiences?#scriptchat -8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
   Pitching is about a relationship, not selling. #scriptchat-8:17 PM May 5th, 2013
   Savvy RT : Wanna make best friends with the Execs? Give 'em a mini bottle of hand sanitizer.#wealwaysforgetthem #scriptchat -8:16 PM May 5th, 2013
    See you soon! Can't wait! #scriptchat -8:16 PM May 5th, 2013
    Lovely! Thanks #scriptchat -8:16 PM May 5th, 2013
    I take it “hand sanitizer” is code for Tequila?#scriptchat -8:16 PM May 5th, 2013
    Is that ever a BAD approach? You are Superfly TNT. You are the Guns of the Navarone. #scriptchat -8:16 PM May 5th, 2013
   I hope to see all of you in a few weeks  #scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
    That sounds really cool. #scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
    Essential to your onesheet - title, logline, contact info, visual representation of concept. #scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
    Awesome, enjoy! #scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
   WOOT RT : New this year - the Scriptchat Lounge! Roundtables with professional screenwriters from our panels. #scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
     There's my pal Kiki!!#scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
    May/June every year. Next year it's the same weekend in the same place. #scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
   Broke my pitching teeth at #GAPF. Now when I go into studios or execs office, no sweat on my forehead. #anotherbenefit#scriptchat -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
   The free content and networking opp is just as valuable for writers as the pitching event itself #scriptchat #GAPF -8:15 PM May 5th, 2013
   New this year - the Scriptchat Lounge! Roundtables with professional screenwriters from our panels. #scriptchat -8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   Wanna make best friends with the Execs? Give each person you pitch a mini bottle of hand sanitizer. #wealwaysforgetthem#scriptchat -8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   So, I take it, charging in like Samuel L Jackson ready to go medieval on someone is not a good approach for #GAPF #scriptchat-8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   I have to leave to go play hockey. Looking forward to seeing the transcript. <holds breath>  #scriptchat -8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   Is #pitchfest always held in May every year? I hope to get to LA more often. #scriptchat -8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: Can you describe what's on a good one sheet? #scriptchat-8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   I have a pre & post-pitchfest advice piece... let me find it#scriptchat -8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   This is a little dated, but my advice for a successful pitchfest: http://t.co/OQ05GuZMSx #mayneedanupdate #scriptchat -8:14 PM May 5th, 2013
   New companies sign up every day. New profiles are added almost as often. RT https://t.co/Ti7jKaiNRv#scriptchat -8:13 PM May 5th, 2013
    Practice pitching. Every pitch makes us better, just as every script makes us a better writer. #scriptchat -8:13 PM May 5th, 2013
   Please help us on our journey to as many #film festivals as possible #movies #scriptchat http://t.co/p1zWHotXAp Please RT -8:13 PM May 5th, 2013
    haha perfect, love it. #scriptchat -8:13 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : We have 20 FREE classes and panels offered to our fellow writers and filmmakers. #scriptchat -8:13 PM May 5th, 2013
    Comfortable shoes. Breath mints. One sheets. Business cards. Friendly attitude. Outgoing personality.#scriptchat -8:12 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Click to read company profiles - excellent info. https://t.co/taTv2Gx1Jm #scriptchat -8:12 PM May 5th, 2013
    Congrats to the girl:) #scriptchat -8:12 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Pitchfest is about much more than just pitching. Dozens of free craft classes. Networking. AND pitching.#scriptchat -8:12 PM May 5th, 2013
   Click to read company profiles - excellent info.https://t.co/taTv2Gx1Jm #scriptchat -8:12 PM May 5th, 2013
   Like Dave Reynolds (Finding Nemo, Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien). Speaking absolutely free. #scriptchat -8:12 PM May 5th, 2013
     Q How would you guys suggest an attendee best prepares for the weekend (pitching,networking,etc)? #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
    I think that's a crucial key! Meaningful Connections make all the difference. #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   This year, you can see lots of professional screenwriters for absolutely free. #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   For more info check out #GAPF sitehttp://t.co/GjjHjMbnRi #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Stop by #scriptchat and chat w and  ! Great advice! -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   >> RT : Pitchfest is about much more than just pitching. Dozens of free craft classes. Networking. AND pitching. #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   Seriously can't say enough gr8 things about #GAPF. I haven't missed 1 since 2007. Missing this yr ONLY bc my girl graduates #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: is the pitchfest also for feature script writers or only for TV writers? #scriptchat -8:11 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Pitchfest is about much more than just pitching. Dozens of free craft classes. Networking. AND pitching.#scriptchat -8:10 PM May 5th, 2013
    http://t.co/eD00Yu5ndx. May 31 - June 2. Marriott Burbank Hotel & Convention Center. 2500 N. Hollywood Way.#scriptchat -8:10 PM May 5th, 2013
    That's why the classes are free. We're writers too & we understand how hard it is to find the $ to go to these things.#scriptchat -8:10 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : Writing the Low-Budget Film: A new workshop with , starts May 13http://t.co/Eyw8wOLhTw #scriptchat -8:10 PM May 5th, 2013
   xoxo RT : Also at a pitchfest you can make lifelong connections. Met Jeanne back at an event in 2007.#scriptchat -8:10 PM May 5th, 2013
   Stop by #scriptchat and chat w  and ! Great advice! -8:10 PM May 5th, 2013
    WELL worth it #seriously #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
   Pitchfest is about much more than just pitching. Dozens of free craft classes. Networking. AND pitching. #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
    ... the writers are armed with a cubic hectare of information on each company. They can target their pitches.#scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
   Also at a pitchfest you can make lifelong connections. Met Jeanne back at an event in 2007. #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
    ... we have more than 75% of pitches resulting in script requests, since we work hard to be sure... #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
    I know... sigh #bastards #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
   Certainly something to save for next year #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: For the record: where? when? URL? #scriptchat -8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
    We don't TAKE pitches as much. We run the event and the executives hear pitches... but every year... #scriptchat-8:09 PM May 5th, 2013
   I'm looking forward to the career day as well this year#scriptchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   And meet your fellow Scriptchatters, too. #scriptchat-8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
    ugh. And you still showed up! #trooper#scriptchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   Apparently I'm 2 months late on this, but the super gifted David Shore (creator of HOUSE M.D.) is now on Twitter: #scriptchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
      Oops! Forgot to #scriptchat my "happy to be here" tweet! -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   Don't call it a comeback, but the Rabbits of are about to reenter your life in a big way!#scriptchat #tvwriterchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   ack terrible RT : FYI, Tweetchat is giving a mean looking msg saying they're going to be discontinued soon :( #rutroh#scriptchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
   If you don't know anyone in Hollywood, you certainly will by the end of the weekend!  #scriptchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
    ... if you're ready to pitch your projects, we'll have 120 executives ready to hear your ideas! #scriptchat -8:08 PM May 5th, 2013
    To be a screenwriter or a filmmaker, you must have relationships. The pitchfest helps you to do exactly that.#scriptchat -8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
    If you're hoping to learn from professional screenwriters, etc., we have free classes for all. #scriptchat -8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
   Oh, and what else is awesome at GAPF? The networking/drinks on Saturday night. I'll be there. #scriptchat -8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
    Oh crap! I just tried that for the first time tonite! #scriptchat -8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
   Network w writers. Access to execs. Learn in FREE classes RT : Q: main reason to visit pitchfest would be?#scriptchat -8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
   The classes were awesome last year! I was able to take some fantastic notes. #scriptchat -8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
   What's the best pitch you've ever seen at #GAPF#scriptchat-8:07 PM May 5th, 2013
    It depends on where you are in your career. If you're just starting, we have our Career In A Day offering... #scriptchat-8:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   Why it works so well! RT : As only event created by writers, we know challenges writers face & what makes us tick #scriptchat -8:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   #scriptchat Q: when looking at a script for the first time, how do you know if you've seen enough before moving to the next one? -8:06 PM May 5th, 2013
    Tired... just got back from traveling. 4 1/2 hour trip was turned into 6 with traffic. Grrr. #scriptchat -8:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   The execs are actively looking for writers to hire, work to option, & writers to represent.  #gapf #scriptchat -8:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   FYI, Tweetchat is giving a mean looking msg saying they're going to be discontinued soon :( #rutroh #scriptchat -8:06 PM May 5th, 2013
   Q: main reason to visit pitchfest would be? #scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   Lots of great classes yearly RT : We have 20 FREE classes and panels offered to our fellow writers and filmmakers.#scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   I, however, AM drinking. Hi jeannevb! #scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   Hello everyone. How's #scriptchat doing tonight?! -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   RT : We have 20 FREE classes and panels offered to our fellow writers and filmmakers. #scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   haha RT  But for being tardy, you must now write five pages on a script as punishment. :)#scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   And  is allowed to be late on Cinco de Mayo. Probably a little too much tequila. But back to the subject at hand.#scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   If there are companies you want to pitch to, tell us. We invite them. It's your pitchfest. #GAPF #scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   As the only event created by writers, we know the challenges writers face and what makes us tick. #scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
    and I'm not even drinking yet! haha#scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
   Hi everyone! #scriptchat -8:05 PM May 5th, 2013
    thanks for being here, Zac! I was nose into work & lost track of time #treefort xo #scriptchat -8:04 PM May 5th, 2013
    is different because it is created by writers for writers. It is your pitchfest. #GAPF #scriptchat -8:04 PM May 5th, 2013
    But for being tardy, you must now write five pages on a script as punishment. :) #scriptchat