by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) ScriptFest and the Great American PitchFest are just two weekends away. This event is a great opportunity for writers, and we are big fans. The ScriptFest portion in particular is a must-attend event for any aspiring screenwriter. You'll have the chance to attend classes all day long from some of... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with Bob Schultz who co-founded ScriptFest And The Great American Pitchfest. We talk about how and why he started the festivals, how these festivals work for screenwriters, and then he gives some specific tips for pitching when going to these types of events.... Continue Reading →
by Emily Jermusyk (@EJemily24) The first time I was invited to Pitchfest was a few years ago when I was an assistant in the industry. My boss encouraged me to go on his behalf, to find him writers. I rolled my eyes. I thought, It’s an event that hundreds of unemployed writers attend... How high-quality could... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa May has just begun, but I'm already looking forward to the end of the month. That's because ScriptFest and the Great American Pitchfest will begin on May 29. Together, these two events make one of the most important and informative screenwriting conferences of the year. Formerly known simply as the Great American Pitchfest,... Continue Reading →
If you're looking for something to do in two weeks, you can't overlook The Great American Pitchfest.
Keith Giglio led a great session at last weekend’s Great American Pitchfest on R-rated comedies.
Erik Bork, Emmy-winning television writer and producer was on hand at the Great American Pitchfest last weekend. He taught a great class entitled Throwing Rocks at Your Main Character: How to Keep Your Story Moving Forward.
Robert McKee, author of the widely renowned Story is set to give a session at the Great American Pitchfest in June. The Pitchfest recently interviewed him on the art of pitching, and here is what he had to say: The Great American Screenwriter: There are a lot of pitching venues out there -- and you... Continue Reading →