Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds
Michael Wiese Productions, 2006 - 186 pages
From the author of "Screenplays That Sell" comes his newest book that reveals a one-minute technique for getting one's screenplay or novel read by the major powers of Hollywood.
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THE 10 KEY COMPONENTS OF A COMMERCIAL STORY
2 Why will the reader and audience EMPATHIZE with your hero?
3 What is the SETUP of the story? Where is your hero when hes introduced before the forward movement of the story begins?
4 What OPPORTUNITY is presented to your hero?
5 What is your heros OUTER MOTIVATION?
6 Whats the CONFLICT?
8 What deeper ISSUES does the story explore?
10 What is your PASSION for this story?
DESIGNING YOUR PITCH
The Power of What if?
Dropping In Antecedents
Pitching True Stories
Mistakes Blunders and Bad Advice
A Shameless Plug
TARGETING YOUR BUYERS
Contacts and Referrals
Articles and Reviews
Fiction Writing Websites
PUTTING THE TOOLS TO WORK
Pitch Fest Research
The 10 Steps to a Powerful Hit List
SECURING OPPORTUNITIES TO PITCH
But Wait I Have One More Rant
Conferences and Book Fairs
REVELATION REQUEST AND RESPONSE
Awkward Segue 2
The WinWin Question
If the Buyer Says YES
If the Buyer Says NO
If the Buyer Has Questions
BEYOND THE 60SECOND PITCH
Pitching Episodic Television
Pitching Everything Else
Marketing Other Peoples Stories
Pitching to Your Boss
THE PITCHING TEMPLATES
The Genre Film Template
The Personal ExperienceFictional Story Template
The Real SituationFictional Story Template
The True Story Template
The Best Pitch I Ever Heard EXECUTIVES ON PITCHING
THE BEST PITCH YOULL EVER GIVE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay ...
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