Directing Commercials Seminar and DVD
Breaking into the lucrative field of Commercial Directing can be a daunting
task. Craig Worsham’s 2-day seminar teaches everything you need
to know about creating fantastic commercials that will have advertisers
begging for more. From your spec reel and preproduction to contracts and
pitching, this will transform you from a complete novice to a well informed
professional ready to tackle the market.
Worsham, an established commercial director, provides insightful commentary
on several spec reels that will help you understand why a commercial fails
Seminar topics include: The process of getting in, your spec reel, creating
spec spots, specializing, your concept, producing your spec spots, signing
on with a production company, getting the boards, getting the job, the
director’s treatment, gaining representation, breaking down 3 spots,
and much, much more.
Commercials are just short films about a product, and directing them
can be a wonderfully fulfilling career. If you have ever considered becoming
a commercial director, this is the seminar that you cannot afford to miss.
Next Directing Commercials Seminar:
February 26 & 27
Universal Studios, Hollywood
*Also available on DVD with all the handouts included.
For more information call 310-356-6009 or go to:
Gotham Writers' Workshop
How to Sell Your Screenplay:
Industry insider Laurie Scheer teaches techniques for finding success
in selling your screenplay. This four-week, online seminar begins February
9th. To learn more visit: www.writingclasses.com
Acclaimed Online Screenwriting Workshops:
The professional screenwriters of New York's renowned Gotham Writers'
Workshop offer comprehensive 10-week classes in basic and advanced screenwriting
beginning February 15th. Registered Final Draft users save $50
off the full tuition of your first 10-week workshop. Mention
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Spec Script Marketplace™ PITCH SESSION
– February 17th
"I tried every pitch session in town, and Spec Script Marketplace
is simply the best. Thanks to them, I have one film scheduled to shoot
August 14, and a second on August 28."
- Joel Eisenberg, Screenwriter
Screenwriters gathering in Los Angeles for the opening of the 2005 Pitch
Festival on February 19th and 20th can now maximize their time in Hollywood
by attending the Spec Script Marketplace Pitch Session on Thursday, February
Hollywood’s most intimate and respected pitch session offers screenwriters
the opportunity to sell their scripts to producers and agents from leading
companies seeking new material and writers. Spec Script Marketplace™
prides themselves on always offering new and different producers at each
Spec Script Marketplace™ PITCH SESSION:
Thursday, February 17th, 6pm – 9:30pm at The Biz, 1223 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA
(Between 12th & 13th streets, free parking on and off the street)
Since 1998 Spec Script Marketplace™ has been putting writers in
touch with producers and agents with solid results. For more information
or to register call 877-801-9477 or go to: www.hollywoodbythebay.com.
Reservations may also be mailed, along with a check or money order to:
Hollywood by the Bay, P.O. Box 733, Belmont, CA 94002.
Spec Script Marketplace is a division of Hollywood
by the Bay™. All rights reserved.
The Spec Market
your project for the largest audience of entertainment professionals in
the world. Baseline StudioSystem's Spec Market posting directory provides
an exciting new arena to list your screenplay, novel or story.
Entertainment professionals can browse, search and locate available content,
giving you the best possible opportunity to get your script in the hands
of the real decision-makers.
To register go to: www.scriptshark.com/specmarket/index.cfm
The #1 Pitch Event - 2005
11th Annual FROM CONCEPT TO SALE Conference & Pitchfest
February 19th & 20th at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood,
- Class sessions with this year's Oscar®-nominated filmmakers as
- Over 70 A-list companies, studios and agencies to pitch to/meet with
- including HBO, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures and
- Agency submissions (submit the first 30 pages of one script to each
agent and manager, including William Morris, UTA, ICM, Leverage and
Fade In conferences are limited to 175 attendees. Call 800-646-3896 or
go to: www.fadeinonline.com/Contests/concept_to_sale.htm
Writers University: The Right Course
Writers University offers the quickest and most effective way to
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Writers University courses will interest and excite you as you tap into
the creative minds of professional screenwriters, novelists and journalists.
Equipped with the tools you need to be one step ahead of your competition,
you will gain the professional insight needed to understand the business
of writing and to build your confidence as a writer.
Get on the right course for your writing right now. Go to: www.writersuniversity.com