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New Course from Script University - Marketing Your Screenplay

You have a great script you've rewritten and polished. Now what? This live webinar discusses the different strategies to market your script, and yourself as a writer.
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You have a great script you've rewritten and polished. Now what? This live webinar discusses the different strategies to market your script, and yourself as a writer. Cody Smart will discuss how to polish your script, how to write a catchy logline, how to write a selling synopsis, how to write an engaging query letter, how competitions can help jump-start your career & how to make sure your script is contest ready, how to write a good writer statement and bio, the importance of a good pitch deck, how to develop an elevator pitch, how to develop a 5-minute pitch, and how to network, use pitching sites, script hosting sites, and the like to your benefit, so you can market your script, and jump start your writing career!

Course Runs: Thu, Oct 13th 2022 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm PDT

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to market your script
  • How to market yourself as a writer people want to work with
  • How to polish your script and make sure it’s ready to be marketed
  • How to write a catchy logline
  • How to write a selling synopsis
  • How to write an engaging query letter
  • How competitions can help you jump-start your career
  • How to make sure your script is contest ready
  • How to write a good writer statement
  • How to write a good writer bio
  • The importance of a good pitch deck
  • How to develop an elevator pitch
  • How to develop a 5-minute pitch
  • How to network
  • How to use pitching sites and script hosting sites to your benefit

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Beginning screenwriters who want to learn what it would take to market a script
  • Intermediate screenwriters who’re getting ready to market their first scripts
  • Advanced screenwriters who want to learn how to market their scripts better
  • Writers who aren’t having luck marketing their scripts and want to learn tools to do so
  • Writers who struggle writing catchy loglines
  • Writers who don’t know how to write an engaging query letter
  • Writers who don’t know the difference between a regular synopsis and a selling synopsis, and want to learn how to write a good selling synopsis
  • Writers who want to learn more about how contests can help their careers
  • Writers who want to learn to write a good writer statement and writer bio.
  • Writers who don’t know the importance of a pitch deck, and want to learn the basics
  • Writers who want tips on how to develop an elevator pitch
  • Writers who want tips on developing a good 5-minute pitch
  • Writers who want to learn how to network
  • Writers who want to understand how to use script hosting sites and pitching sites to their advantage.
  • Writers who want to jump-start their careers

Learn from an expert instructor!

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Cody Smart is an independent writer and script doctor from Chile. She holds degrees in English Literature & Linguistics, Screenwriting, Development and Producing. She worked as a script analyst for Sony, she’s a judge for multiple script and film competitions, she’s written some award-winning shorts, she’s head of the coverage department at a script hosting site, and she does a bi-monthly vlog with tips for screenwriters for Story Data. She’s also part of the executive team of Roth Stock Pictures as a script consultant, and she’s an instructor for the renowned Writers’ Program at UCLA Extension. She takes pride in helping writers take their work to the next level.

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