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Marketing Yourself as a Writer with Career Coach Lee Jessup

Final Draft, A Cast & Crew Entertainment Company

Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PST)

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 Lee Jessup

Marketing Yourself as a Writer with Career Coach Lee Jessup

Turn your passion for screenwriting into a real writing career

An Online Event Brought to You by Final Draft, Inc.


In today's competitive marketplace, branding and marketing yourself effectively is almost as important as writing a stand-out script. Indeed, with all things being equal, it's often the writers who are able to capitalize on their potential with an understanding of the playing field who ultimately make the sale or get the job.  

During this comprehensive session, seasoned career coach Lee Jessup, whose clients have gone on to secure representation, option and sell screenplays, book writing assignments and become best-selling authors, will share the insights and guidelines that have helped turn once flailing careers into dynamic, forward-moving, focused successes.

Areas of exploration will include:
    ▪    Getting your best work into the marketplace
    ▪    Setting actionable short-term goals
    ▪    Becoming a trusted content creator
    ▪    Identifying your own best brand
    ▪    Understand what the market wants from you
    ▪    Navigating pitch events and writer conferences
    ▪    The value of contests
    ▪    Building your network & working your relationships
    ▪    Marketing with consistency & method
    ▪    Researching prospective buyers
    ▪    Securing representation
    ▪    Helping your rep do his or her job

Learn how to brand yourself and approach the entertainment industry effectively, present yourself professionally, cultivate effective relationships, secure meaningful representation, and position yourself for a long and prolific career doing what you love.

There will also be a live question-and-answer session during the last 15 to 20 minutes of the webinar where all attendees can chat questions to Lee live. These questions will be chosen at random. You may also submit questions in advance to attention Lee Jessup Questions. These submissions will be considered for the Q&A as well.

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.

Writing is a business, so make sure you how to leverage your talent in today's marketplace. Register now!


About Lee Jessup:

Lee Jessup, an entertainment industry veteran, is a career coach for screenwriters (No-Nonsense Career Coaching for the Scrappy Screenwriter), with an exclusive focus on guiding and supporting writers as they parlay their screenwriting prowess into a focused and dynamic screenwriting career. Lee's experience spans years in physical production and film development, followed by 6+ years as director of During her time with ScriptShark, Lee introduced hundreds of screenplays to entertainment industry professionals, helped writers secure representation and garner attention for their material, and spearheaded a national Business of Screenwriting seminar series launched in partnership with Final Draft, Inc. and sponsored by The New York Times Company. An invited speaker at screenwriting conferences and festivals both in the US and Europe, Lee published articles in Script Magazine and was the interview subject for a number of film-centric television and web programs. Her hard-working clients have become best-selling authors, optioned and sold screenplays, secured representation and include established and emerging screen and television writers. Lee resides in Los Angeles with her husband, her two children, a dog and a cat. To learn more about Lee and her services, visit

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Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PST)

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