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Getting Your Script Into the Right Hands: Live Q&A with Melody Jackson

Final Draft, A Cast & Crew Entertainment Company

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PST)

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   Smart Girls Productions'
   Melody Jackson Reveals
   the Secrets of Getting
   Your Script in the Right
   Hands: A Screenwriting
   Webinar Brought to You
   by Final Draft, Inc.

One of the frustrations that screenwriters face is that there is no clear path to success in Hollywood. A doctor can go to medical school and work at a hospital or start a practice, but success at marketing and selling your script to Hollywood is much harder to wrap your brain around.
We’re not going to tell you that it will be as straightforward as getting a college degree, but there are many, many things that you can do to increase your chances and opportunities to be a successful screenwriter in Hollywood. As you break down the various areas that you can improve upon, you will begin to unravel the mystery and reduce your dependence upon luck. In this webinar, you will get actionable tips that leave you inspired, empowered, and ready to get your script out to the market.

Give yourself the advantage in the industry by taking this informative webinar, where you'll learn:

  • Getting Your Script Ready for Hollywood: How many rewrites should you do to be sure you are ready?
  • What is a "Hook” in a screenplay?
  • Selling a Script:  How to increase your odds
  • How to double your number of screenplay properties this week
  • The aspect of your screenplay that will set you apart from other writers the quickest
  • The single fastest way to get a literary agent
  • How to get your best shot at being a professional screenwriter in hollywood
  • The three keys to multiplying your chances of selling a script
  • Pros and cons of email query marketing
  • Pros and cons of hard-copy query marketing
  • 3 ways to start your target list of producers & studios
  • Who the best people in Hollywood to target – It may not be who you think
  • One key tip that will make your networking 200% more effective
  • ... and much, much more!

As an aspiring screenwriter, you've asked these questions on message boards, at conferences, and to consultants. But now is your chance to ask a working Hollywood manager what you need to know about pitching and selling your script in today's industry.

Don't miss this opportunity to find out how Melody Jackson helps writers break into the business and how you can use his knowledge to get the most out of your career.

Register now to ensure your spot at the live webinar event for only $25 (plus Eventbrite fees). You will receive an email with instructions on attending this event.

There will also be a live question-and-answer session during the last 20 minutes of the webinar where all attendees can chat questions to Melody live. These questions will be chosen at random.

If you miss the scheduled time, you will receive an email the morning after the event has closed with a link to watch the video at your convenience.

Register now and spend some quality time learning how to effectively sell your script, courtesy of the leading software afor scriptwriters in the business, Final Draft.

About Melody Jackson, Ph.D.:

Melody Jackson, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Smart Girls Productions, celebrates 20 years in business in 2012.  Melody has critiqued well over 2,500 screenplays in depth and was 3 times named among the industry’s Top-5 Script Consultants and received a “Highly Recommended” for marketing services provided by Smart Girls Productions.

Through the screenplay marketing services provided by Smart Girls, her clients have gotten into nearly every agency, production company, and studio in town, including Paramount Studios, HBO, Warner Bros., Disney, Oliver Stone, Twentieth Century Fox, Searchlight Films, APA, William Morris, ICM, and most others, as well as countless smaller production companies.

Additionally, Smart Girls screenwriter clients have gone on to not only option and sell their spec screenplays, but also get hired for polishes, re-writes, writing assignments, screenplays for the producer’s ideas, become staff writers on TV, gotten hired as writer-producers for TV shows, and more. Others have had their careers launched and gone on to produce films for other writers and even their own franchise.

About Online Webinars:

This webinar will take place on WebEx. WebEx is a simple, online, user-friendly interface that allows you to participate in this event by listening to the speaker and moderator through your computer speaker or headphones, submitting questions during the Q&A period at the end of the event, and watching the video of the event at any time after the webinar is complete.

When you register you will receive an email with your own personal login information and more detailed instructions. Don't worry, the process is easy!

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Refund Policy: If techinical difficulties are experienced or speakers are unable to attend or must be rescheduled, refunds will be issued only in the form of admission to a future event of your choice.



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