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November 28, 2007

Pitching next week

Our screenwriting instructor Paul Castro is arranging a "pitch session" where we have 2-3 minutes to pitch our script to "a mysterious guest." I have no idea who it could be, but he does have connections. I have to put my pitch together in the next couple of days, then know it well enough that I can deliver it while the rest of the class throws balled up pieces of paper at me...

Fun times.

Posted by elanyarts on November 28, 2007 03:25 AM


Reminds me of Kermit pitching his broadway show to the producers. Good luck Kermie!

Posted by: Jonathan on November 28, 2007 11:37 AM

literally throwing stuff at you?

Posted by: ian on November 28, 2007 05:17 PM

that sounds pretty scary, actually--but if anyone can do it, you can!

Posted by: jessica on November 28, 2007 09:28 PM

um, when I had to present something to a class of potential hecklers at school, I always took a bag of candy that I could throw at them (a piece at a time). Bite size snickers seem particularly effective. It always amused the prof. Don't know what to think about having an actual professional present. Few people don't like chocolate though. Once saw an pitch meeting between Aerosmith and an MTV exec regarding getting airplay for their latest music video. They took giant clear garbage bags filled with fake money. Hard to go wrong with humor.

Posted by: Anonymous on November 30, 2007 12:48 AM

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