Pitching – Key Components and Structure

 

Event Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013 || Speakers: Ken Aguado & Douglas J. Eboch || Check-in: 12:30 pm ||

Pitching is a crucial skill for maintaining a career as a professional screenwriter. However, conveying a two hour movie or a television series in a ten to fifteen minute verbal presentation is a tricky challenge. Doug Eboch and Ken Aguado, authors of “The Hollywood Pitching Bible,” will describe how to identify the key components of your idea and use them to structure a compelling pitch.

 

 **The deadline has passed and REGISTRATION is now CLOSED for this event. Please view our calendar for upcoming events.

 

Check-in begins at 12:30 pm.
Event starts at 1:00 pm. 

No Refunds. No Credits.

 

KenAguadoKen Aguado is an independent producer. His most recent film, “Standing Up,” was written and directed by DJ Caruso and will be released later this year. Mr. Aguado has produced several other films including “The Salton Sea,” for Warner Bros., “Ticker,” which premiered on USA Network, “Crazy as Hell,” which was distributed theatrically by Artistic License and “Sexual Life,” written and directed by Ken Kwapis for Showtime. Mr. Aguado recently co-authored the book “The Hollywood Pitching Bible” with Douglas J. Eboch.
Prior to his producing career, Mr. Aguado was a production executive for several companies including Kings Road Entertainment, Miller-Boyett Productions and The Badham/Cohen Group.

Mr. Aguado was born and raised in Westchester County, New York. He attended Tulane University in New Orleans where he graduated with a degree in Psychology.

DouglasEpochDouglas J. Eboch is a professional screenwriter and director who wrote the original screenplay for the movie “Sweet Home Alabama” starring Reese Witherspoon, which set a box office record for a September opening. Mr. Eboch also wrote the game “Nightmare Cove” and the children’s play “Sleepover at the Stables,” which has been performed hundreds of times around the U.S. The Scriptwriter’s Network awarded him the Carl Sautter Screenwriting Award for Best New Voice in Feature Films. He has a BA in Film Production and an MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California.
Mr. Eboch currently teaches screenwriting and pitching at Art Center College of Design and screenwriting workshops for the Singapore Media Academy. He co-authored the book “The Hollywood Pitching Bible” with Ken Aguado. Additionally, he writes the popular screenwriting blog Let’s Schmooze (http://letsschmooze.blogspot.com/ )

 

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Meeting Timeframe: 1:00 pm to approximately 3:00 pm

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