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"The instructor left me with a hopeful feeling at the end that inspires me to persevere."
- Mary Langham
 Playwright
"I definitely learned the hidden secrets of selling something to Hollywood."
- Tom D'Angelo
 Avid Editor/ ScreenWriter
"The instructor had real-world experience in the actual buying and developing of a screenplay."
- Joseph Dixon
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Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
How to Sell Your Screenplay
Learn the most effective steps and techniques for selling screenplays from a movie industry insideróa producer or development executive.

Youíve spent months, maybe years, sweating and swearing over a screenplay. Why not spend just a little time learning how to maximize your chance of selling the script? There is no sure path or magic formula for making the sale, but there are definite Doís and Donítís and there are time-tested steps to follow. We wonít tell you itís impossible and we wonít tell you itís easy. We will give you a realistic understanding of the movie industry and a wealth of things you can do to help launch a career as a screenwriter.

Among the topics covered: overview of the market, script presentation, how to create great pitches,  how to research and target agents and producers, effective ways to make contact, how to send your materials, deciphering rejections, understanding contracts, making connections, managing your screenwriting as a business.

You will get hands-on practice crafting the all-important pitch plus time for questions. Whether youíre writing for the indie or mainstream market, you will gain a realistic understanding of how to get a movie deal.

We're sorry, there are no How To Sell Your Screenplay classes currently scheduled. To inquire about possible future scheduling of this class, please contact [email protected].


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