Sell Your Story to Hollywood

This little book aims to help you figure out how to get your story told on big screens or small.

Author: Kenneth Atchity

Publisher: Story Merchant Books

ISBN: 0996990879

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This little book aims to help you figure out how to get your story told on big screens or small. It offers nearly thirty years of observation of how things happen in the business of entertainment. Dr. Ken Atchity's Hollywood experience ranges from writing to managing to producing; he's seen Hollywood from nearly every angle.

Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds

From the author of ""Screenplays That Sell"" comes his newest book that reveals a one-minute technique for getting one's screenplay or novel read by the major powers of Hollywood.

Author: Michael Hauge

Publisher:

ISBN: 1615932038

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 216

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From the author of ""Screenplays That Sell"" comes his newest book that reveals a one-minute technique for getting one's screenplay or novel read by the major powers of Hollywood.

Sell Your Story in a Single Sentence

This comprehensive guide to opening career doors is the first of its kind, highlighting the tips and techniques for making your story stand out.

Author: Lane Shefter Bishop

Publisher: Countryman Press

ISBN: 1581573685

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

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Finally, a guide by a leading Hollywood insider who actually knows the answer--and now she shows you how to do it yourself! Lane Shefter Bishop, CEO of Vast Entertainment, explains the key to selling your screenplay, novel, or script. This comprehensive guide to opening career doors is the first of its kind, highlighting the tips and techniques for making your story stand out. From tips on character development to hints on points to avoid, Bishop covers all your bases when selling your story.

StorySelling to Success

From the science behind why stories are essential to the human mind - to the secrets behind the story elements that are irresistible to an audience - Nanton and Dicks uncover what made the greatest StorySelling campaigns of all time click ...

Author: Nick Nanton, Esq.

Publisher:

ISBN: 0988641879

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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The Avengers was 2012's number one worldwide box office winner - but did you know the seeds of this blockbuster movie's success were actually planted fifty years earlier? You'll find out how in StorySelling: Hollywood Secrets Revealed, when Emmy winner Nick Nanton and J.W. Dicks, authors of the best-selling Celebrity Branding You, expose why StorySelling is the most powerful method of persuasion known to man - and how any entrepreneur or business owner can put it to work to create their own blockbuster success! From the science behind why stories are essential to the human mind - to the secrets behind the story elements that are irresistible to an audience - Nanton and Dicks uncover what made the greatest StorySelling campaigns of all time click and show you how to use those very same ingredients to create your own marketing juggernaut. Inside this practical, heavily-researched, and entertaining howto guide are the principles Hollywood uses to build its billion dollar franchises. StorySelling: Hollywood Secrets Revealed is truly your ticket to awesome business success."

HOW TO SELL YOUR IDEA TO HOLLYWOOD

Successful producer Robert Kosberg has never met anyone who didnt have an idea. And this book will help you to learn how to find ideas, create ideas and pitch them to the right people.

Author: ROBERT KOSBERG

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781463412562

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 196

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How to find develop, pitch, and sell your ideas for films to the movie studios, from the man Sherry Lansing calls “the best idea man in Hollywood”. How to Sell Your Idea to Hollywood gets to the very heart of the script: the idea. A mere idea can land you fame, fortune and status. At the very least, it can be your way into the movie business. This book can show you just how powerful an idea can be in Hollywood. Ideas are not a dime a dozen...great ideas are one in a million. Even if you cannot write a script, you can definitely come up with an idea. Once you have an idea, you can use that idea as leverage to get yourself into the movie game. If your main goal is to be a screenwriter, you still need to start with a good idea, which can help you make a deal to write your script for a studio (or you might choose to just sell your idea or your story). Successful producer Robert Kosberg has never met anyone who didn’t have an idea. And this book will help you to learn how to find ideas, create ideas and pitch them to the right people. You’ll also learn what a high concept idea is and most importantly, how to get your ideas to the right people. Remember...you control the rights to your own ideas and that’s why ideas are so powerful. How to Sell Your Idea to Hollywood encourages people at all levels who are attempting to get their break in the business. It has everything you need to know to sell your ideas to the movies. If you never thought you had something to offer the movie business...you do!

Sell Your Story in A Single Sentence Advice from the Front Lines of Hollywood

This comprehensive guide to opening career doors is the first of its kind, highlighting the tips and techniques for making your story stand out.

Author: Lane Shefter Bishop

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781581575101

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

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Every writing project has one thing in common—they all start with a single sentence. Writers constantly struggle to answer this question: What is your story about? Finally, a guide by a leading Hollywood insider who actually knows the answer—and now she shows you how to do it yourself! Lane Shefter Bishop, CEO of Vast Entertainment, explains the key to selling your screenplay, novel, or script. This comprehensive guide to opening career doors is the first of its kind, highlighting the tips and techniques for making your story stand out. From tips on character development to hints on points to avoid, Bishop covers all your bases when selling your story.

Opening the Doors to Hollywood

Opening the Doors to Hollywood has all the information you'll ever need in order to tap into the $500 million spent yearly in Hollywood on acquiring and developing projects.

Author: Carlos De Abreu

Publisher: Potter Style

ISBN: 9780307558848

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 432

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Finally! A step-by-step guide to the keys that unlock the doors to Hollywood. Opening the Doors to Hollywood has all the information you'll ever need in order to tap into the $500 million spent yearly in Hollywood on acquiring and developing projects. Discover how to: Find a story Rewrite it Option it Package it Pitch it Write it Sell it to film and television companies Complete with a reference section that includes guilds/unions, libraries, sample contracts, seminars and workshops, trade publications, and writers' organizations, Opening the Doors to Hollywood is invaluable to any writer.

Write It Pitch It Sell Your Screenplay

Written by a former story analyst-turned-development executive, this updated edition of "The 1-3-5 Story Structure Made Simple System" guides entertainment industry professionals through the industry standard steps of writing, developing, ...

Author: DMA-Donna Michelle Anderson

Publisher: Planet DMA

ISBN: 0978715020

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Written by a former story analyst-turned-development executive, this updated edition of "The 1-3-5 Story Structure Made Simple System" guides entertainment industry professionals through the industry standard steps of writing, developing, pitching and selling a screenplay - from the buyer's point of view.

Writing Treatments That Sell Second Edition

Describes the structure and function of a treatment and discusses character, setting, theme, action, and copyright protection, and offers step-by-step guidelines for preparing a winning treatment for each media.

Author: Kenneth Atchity

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0805072780

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

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Describes the structure and function of a treatment and discusses character, setting, theme, action, and copyright protection, and offers step-by-step guidelines for preparing a winning treatment for each media.

The Author and Journalist

WE NEED STORIES Hollywood agency handling top Hollywood stars needs
story material of all kinds suitable for adaptation to motion picture , radio , and
television production . Your story does not have to be published to SELL TO ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105112000885

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The Writer s Guide to Selling Your Screenplay

A Top-selling Hollywood Writer Tells You how to Break Into the Business--and
Stay There! Cynthia Whitcomb ... Your main purpose is to have all the attention in
the room focused on your story , so minimize distractions . A brief note on your
car ...

Author: Cynthia Whitcomb

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: UOM:39015055473402

Category: Performing Arts

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With the average screenplay selling for $100,000 or more, every writer knows that movies are where the money is. In The Writer's Guide to Selling Your Screenplay, veteran screenwriter Cynthia Whitcomb reveals everything today's aspiring screenwriter needs to know about selling a movie script to Hollywood, cable TV, or network television. Readers will find proven, award-winning strategies for getting the right people to look at your work, marketing a spec script, making a splash at pitch meetings, and much more. Plus, they'll discover what today's top agents and producers look for in a script, the types of deals you can expect to make, as well as an appendix of agents who specialize in handling scriptwriters.

Motion Picture

No sooner do we in Hollywood get all set for the pealing of wedding bells than
they go off into one of their spats ! ... Gloria sary , to sell your first story for
Swanson a song ... this will give you a tremendous advantage in selling your next
story .

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ISBN: UOM:39015067495658

Category: Motion pictures

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Writer s Market 1994

by Kerry Cox The call was like so many others we get at the offices of The
Hollywood Scriptwriter newsletter. Maybe just a little more desperate. “Look, I
flew all the way to Hollywood from England just to sell my story to a movie
producer, and I ...

Author: Mark Garvey

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 0898796075

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This edition contains up-to-date information on 4,000 buyers of freelance materials, as well as listings of contests and awards. Helpful articles and interviews with top professionals make this the source for up-and-coming--and already arrived--writers.

Writer s Guide to Hollywood Producers Directors and Screenwriter s Agents 2002 2003

I cover a lot more books in my The Complete Idiot ' s Guide to Screenwriting , and
Hollywood history not covered in this ... by Martin Maloney and Paul Max
Rubenstein Writing Treatments That Sell : How to Create and Market Your Story
Ideas ...

Author: Skip Press

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 0761531874

Category: Reference

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Now You Have a Friend in the Industry! So you want to get into show business? In Hollywood, it's not what you know, but who you know that counts. Whether your dream is to become a Hollywood writer or find the perfect producer to buy your script, at your fingertips are the insider hints and secrets you need to get discovered and succeed in this ultracompetitive industry. Hollywood guru and screenwriter Skip Press introduces you to hundreds of producers, directors, and agents and tells you how to reach them--by mail, phone, fax, or e-mail. You'll learn how to: -Market screenplays, novels, or short stories to the right people -Tailor your proposal to the preferences of each producer, director, or agent -Understand the real Hollywood and everything show business -Find the best agent or manager "Thoughtfully written, clearly laid out, and of great value to beginners and old-timers alike. This book combines fearless opinions and invaluable hard facts--both of which are hard to find in Hollywood." --Gareth Wigan, co-vice chairman, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group "An entertaining and valuable tool for anyone interested in show business." --Paul Mason Sr., vice president of production, Viacom "An invaluable resource for breaking into the movie and television business." --Barbara Anne Hiser, Emmy-winning cable and network television producer "An insightful guide to the intricate Hollywood network." --Oliver Eberle, founder and CEO, ShowBIZData.com "The bonus for readers of this book is that Skip Press is a good writer--accessible, clear, persuasive, motivating, and easy to understand." --Jerry B. Jenkins, coauthor, the Left Behind series

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

The Writer

THE HOLLYWOOD SCHOOL OF COMEDY WRITING provides you with the only
training of its kind in the world — a complete home - study course ... You can
learn how to write anything from a one - line joke to a full - length comedy story
AND SELL IT ! ... editor ' s comments on your work and personal letters from your
own expert instructor , plus advice on how and where to sell your material .

Author: William Henry Hills

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015067412877

Category: Authorship

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How to Make it in Hollywood

This allows you to make adjustments based on the buyer ' s response to your
story . It also gives you a good excuse to stop by personally to drop it off ,
reinforcing the sale and the relationship . 12 . Keep in mind that every good pitch
is a win .

Author: Linda Buzzell

Publisher: Perennial

ISBN: UOM:39015025390652

Category: Business & Economics

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Describes how the entertainment industry is organized, and suggests ways to develop a Hollywood career in the technical and creative fields, as well as in performing and administration

International Documentary

JOIN THE HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL'S ALL - YEAR - ROUND
NETWORKING EVENTS : HOLLYWOOD PITCH MARKET TM SELL YOUR
STORY , BOOK , OR SCRIPT TO HOLLYWOOD BUYERS MARCH 2 & 3
FOUNDERS Carlos de ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105113373943

Category: Documentary films

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The Author Journalist

That is why you to should $ 12,000.00 • Send Your Stories to Me WHAT IS
Through my accredited service YOUR ... For 14 Years I Have Been Braccessfully
selling screen stories right here in Hollywood , where 95 percent of all stories are
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ISBN: UCAL:B3232206

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