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The Insider View, Live Q&A with The Pitch King, Producer Robert Kosberg

Final Draft, Inc.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PST)

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   Hollywood Producer
   Robert Kosberg
   Answers Your
   Questions Live!
   A Screenwriting Webinar
   Brought to You by
   Final Draft, Inc.
   The Industry Standard

Special note to attendees: Even if you cannot make this date and time, you will receive a recording of the webinar the very next morning. You can watch this video at your convenience!

Back due to popular demand, Robert Kosberg will present another webinar focused on selling your script to Hollywood.

Robert Kosberg is known in Hollywood as one of the best idea men/producers in the business. He has sold over 50 feature-film projects and currently has over a dozen movies in active development at the various studios. Robert is based at Sunset Gower Studios where he runs the feature film division for Nash Entertainment.

During this informative webinar, he will cover topics screenwriters need to know like:

  • What a "high concept" is, with examples
  • How to summarize a pitch
  • Why do pitches fail?
  • Does a script have to be high concept?
  • Should you leave behind written material?
  • The importance of theme
  • How important is the basic idea?
  • What do people mean by your pitch having a "hook"?
  • What are the important elements of the verbal presentation?
  • What are some of the biggest mistakes people make when pitching?

Read more about Robert Kosberg in Entertainment Weekly here.

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 producer what you need to know about pitching and selling your script in today's industry.

Don't miss this opportunity to find out how Robert Kosberg 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.

If you chose to be a VIP Question attendee ($50), you may email us your question(s) in advance for our moderator and we will present them to Robert on your behalf. Ten of these slots are available.

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 Robert 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 with one of today's best-known producers, courtesy of the leading software and magazine for scriptwriters in the business, Final Draft and Script magazine.


About Robert Kosberg:

Robert Kosberg is known in Hollywood as one of the best idea men/producers in the business. He has sold over 50 feature film projects and currently has over a dozen movies in active development at the various studios. For the last 15 years, Kosberg has had production term deals at all of the major studios in return for providing them with his feature material. His first produced movie was Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Commando for 20th Century Fox, which grossed over $200,000,000 worldwide.


Kosberg’s projects consistently attract the top stars in the film industry, such as Adam Sandler (Wild Pitch at Revolution Studios), Drew Barrymore (Surrender Dorothy) and Ben Stiller (The Hardy Men for Fox). Recently Robert set up the comedy feature Drawn Together at Fox 2000 with Katherine Heigl (Knocked Up) attached to star and produce.


Robert Kosberg graduated from the UCLA film school and began his career as a screenwriter. With his partner David Simon, Kosberg wrote In The Mood for Lorimar (directed by Phil Robinson) and then served as the associate producer on Commando for Fox. Kosberg then produced Another Saturday Night for Columbia Studios.

Later, Kosberg became vice-president of Guber-Peters Entertainment (based at Warner Bros.). Between 1992 and 1994, Kosberg was based at TriStar in a producing partnership with Roven-Cavallo, and Executive Produced Man’s Best Friend for New Line in 1994.


In 1996, Kosberg executive produced 12 Monkeys starring Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt for Universal Pictures. That film grossed over $150,000,000 worldwide, and is now considered a sci-fi classic.


Kosberg was based at Constantin Films in 1996 to 1997, developing the American remakes of Maybe, Maybe Not and Superwife.


From 1997 to 2001, Kosberg was based at Merv Griffin Entertainment, where he had an exclusive television arrangement and a first-look deal in features. Kosberg and Griffin were Executive Producers for the Sony talk show Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus.


In 2003, he co-created and produced the Fox television series, Mr. Personality with Bruce Nash and Nash Entertainment.


As of October 1, 2003, Kosberg entered into a first-look deal with Bruce Nash Entertainment, based at the Sunset-Gower Studios.


He is presently based at Nash Entertainment, producing feature films with Bruce Nash. These features include Home Movies at DreamWorks, Staycation at Warner Bros. in association with Todd Phillips’ company Green Hat, Dog Overboard! at Sony Animation, Falling Awake at Warner Bros., Sherlock’s Secretary at Walden, and Alien Vacation in association with Mosaic Media at Warner Bros.


Robert Kosberg is the Executive Producer of My One And Only which stars René Zellweger and opened in theaters in August 2009.


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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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If during the event your audio system fails, there is a call-in number where you can listen by phone. However, using the computer audio allows us to keep our events at a low-cost to you.

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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Tuesday, January 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM (PST)


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