The Insider View, Live Q&A with Hollywood Exec Jeff Graup: A Webinar brought to you by Final Draft, Inc. and Script Magazine
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PDT)
Jeff Graup Answers Your
A Screenwriting Webinar
Courtesy of Final Draft, Inc. and Script magazine
Throughout his distinguished career, Jeff Graup has been involved in many successful studio movies and network television shows as both a producer and manager. He has maintained excellent working relationships at both the studios and mini-major agencies.
Graup has represented Academy Award®-winning writers and directors of major studio releases, and has had as many as 15 studio films released in a single calendar year. Now, he is available to answer your questions!
Join this webinar to hear a successful exec's firsthand experience with breaking writers into Hollywood.
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 exec whose job it is to make careers for writers in Hollywood.
Don't miss this opportunity to find out what Jeff Graup looks for in new writers, and how he helps his clients break into the business.
The event will be moderated by Script magazine's own West Coast Editor, Joshua Stecker.
Registration is limited to 100 guests. 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.
If you chose to be a VIP attendee ($50), you may email us your question in advance for our moderator and we will ask Jeff on your behalf. PLEASE no pitches. If you submit a pitch, you will be asked to resubmit a question instead.
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 Jeff live.
If you miss the scheduled time, you will receive an email immediately after the event has closed with a link to watch the video at your convenience.
Register now and spend some quality time with one of today's best execs, courtesy of the leading software and magazine for scriptwriters in the business, Final Draft and Script magazine.
About Jeff Graup:
Jeff has been in the entertainment industry for over 18 years and has participated in every aspect of film development, including financing, production, distribution, and marketing and business affairs.
Throughout his distinguished career, Jeff has been involved in many successful studio movies and network television shows as both a producer and manager. He has maintained excellent working relationships at both the studios and mini-major agencies.
Graup has represented Academy Award®-winning writers and directors of major studio releases, and has had as many as 15 studio films released in a single calendar year.
Jeff has focused his career on nurturing talent in all stages of their development. His experience working with writers and writer-directors makes him an invaluable asset to the industry. Today, Jeff’s ability to spot new, talented writers and directors has allowed him to break into the business some of the most distinctive voices in the movies. Jeff firmly believes that a writer is only one unique script away from success. As a supporter of young people in the industry, Jeff is a regular on the speaking circuit for film schools and young writers groups about working in film.
Graup recently executive produced the Sony Pictures studio release Obsessed, starring Beyoncé Knowles, which was #1 at the box office.
He also executive produced Lakeview Terrace, which was released by Sony and was #1 at the box office, and to date has grossed over $70 million globally (starring Samuel L. Jackson with Neil LaBute directing).
Graup has produced movies with proven worldwide audience appeal. Twice he was named by Fade In Magazine as one of the top-100 people to know.
Jeff first worked at William Morris and left to work in business affairs at Walt Disney, where he worked on co-productions such as Air Force One, Face/Off, and Shine.
Graup holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University and a Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City.
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.
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