BRIC Community Media's TV & Film Pitch Series Study Guide
BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech Team wants you to succeed and we know that you want to succeed but great success comes with great preparation. Here are some great resources to ensure that you walk into your next pitch prepared and ready for success.
Binge watch these videos to perfect your pitch!
- Larry Wilmore: https://youtu.be/76PvuKulwAA?t=13s
- Stephen J. Cannell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAKNTaMMUrc
- Matt Whitecross: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDp1VzEcTi0
- Richard Walter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8R7Y0bmX_EM
- Gargoyles original pitch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8nWTHZVFz8
- Documentary funding pitch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFdrQat9rtI
- Jacob Krueger: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PTlQ7vW5zQ&t=2s
Software to write a great script!
- Magic Screen Writer: http://www.write-bros.com/movie-magic-screenwriter.html
- Writer Duet: https://writerduet.com/
- Final Draft: https://www.finaldraft.com/
- Celtx: https://www.celtx.com/
Online resources. Read! Read! Read!
- Deadline: http://deadline.com/
- Variety: http://variety.com/
- The Blacklist: https://blcklst.com/
- The Writers Guild of America (East): https://www.wgaeast.org/
- Creators Vault: http://www.creatorsvault.com/
- TV Writers Vault: https://www.tvwritersvault.com/
- IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/search/title?title_type=tv_series
- Greenlight my Movie: http://www.greenlightmymovie.com/
These examples will help you with putting together your pitch!
- Example character sheets: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/LiveActionTV
- Example synopsis: http://www.storysense.com/synopsis.htm