Breaking into Hollywood: You Have the Next Idea for the Great Hollywood Film -- What You Need to Know
with Wendy Kram
August 25th, 2012 - 12:30
Showbiz Store and Café
What is Producing? What is a Producer? There are many different types of Producers. This topic will identify the different roles Producers play and which role is best suited for you; i.e. are you the creative producer, the money producer or the nuts and bolts producer.
Getting started: How to Break In/Hwd Networking/How to get your idea read/seen by the right people?
Coming up with a Good Idea/What Makes an Idea Good? Do you have a story to tell? Why should others want to hear it?
The Art of the Pitch/Preparation/Writing a Treatment/What is a Treatment?
Create a Strategy and Gameplan/Generate a Bidding War
Where do Movies Come From? Sources/Resources/Original Ideas/Re-Makes
Optioning Material/How do you do this?
Wendy Kram is a respected, active producer working with hundreds of writers through consultations as well as studio and network deals.
She has developed and produced award-winning film and television projects with Oscar talent for Universal, Disney, Warner Brothers, HBO, ABC, NBC, CBS, Showtime and Lifetime.
Her credits include "Mad Money" with Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, and Katie Holmes, "Making Mr. Right" with Dean Cain for Lifetime, and "Sally Hemings: An American Scandal" for CBS.
She is known for her sharp insights about the market place, strong creative instincts, and extensive industry relationships, she provides insider tips and the right tools to help screenwriters advance their projects and careers.
** Note: Food is available for purchase at this venue. No outside food or drink will be permitted. **
FREE for SWN members (must show SWN card at the door)
$25.00 for non-members (pay at the door)
Check-in begins at 12:30 PM
Event starts promptly at 1:00 PM
IMPORTANT: For security reasons, you must RSVP before 10:00 PM on Thursday, August 23rd or you will not be admitted onto the lot.
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