July 5, 2011 - July 7, 2011, 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
LEAVEY LIBRARY - USC University Park 651 West 35th Street Los Angeles, CA 90089
FREE EVENT. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. MUST RSVP.
About Frederick Levy
Frederick Levy is the owner of Management 101, a firm that guides the careers of actors, authors, screenwriters, and directors. In addition to his day-to-day management of clients, he also develops and produces feature films and television programs. The company currently has a development deal with Nickelodeon. This is a two-part seminar hosted by Frederick Levy that will teach you the in-and-outs' of pitching your ideas to development executives.
Pitch Seminar 1: Tuesday, July 5th From 6– 10pm: Basement of Leavey Library, USC
The first evening will teach you about pitching and it is a skill that is essential in Hollywood. Whether you are a writer, director, producer, actor, or working in any other capacity in Hollywood, it is vital to be able to pitch your project, your take on a script and yourself for a job. In the first part of this two-part seminar, producer Frederick Levy will discuss the art of the pitch. Topics will include the elements of a pitch, what you need to sell a pitch and the three most common types of pitches. You will watch and analyze actual pitch sessions and begin to formulate pitches for your own material.
Pitch Seminar 2: Thursday, July 7 6– 10pm: Basement of Leavey Library, USC
This is the second evening of a two-part seminar hosted by Frederick Levy that will teach you the in-and-outs' of pitching your ideas to development executives.The segment of the pitching seminar will continue the discussion of the art of the pitch. We will to analyze actual pitches examining both story content and pitching techniques. In addition, students will have an opportunity to pitch their own projects and receive immediate constructive feedback.