All Hands On Pitch Deck

Webinars ~ Marketing Series
Hosted By:
Jake Detharidge - Independent Development & Production Executive

Pitching is hard enough as is, and then someone asks if you have a Pitch Deck. What exactly is it and how do you know if your project needs one? Jake Detharidge is here to break down what they include and why they're so important. Jake will use real samples to walk you through different types of pitch decks, how they're structured, and what makes them unique and memorable. Plus, he’ll discuss when, where, and why you might need one.

Join us to learn everything you need to know about developing your pitch deck! 

This 80-Min. Webinar Will Cover:

  • What a pitch deck is, and when/why you might need one
  • A guide on the top elements to include 
  • How to avoid pitfalls , and what's not necessary to add 
  • Determining if your project is plot or character driven
  • Finding and showcasing the number one thing that will sell your project
More about
Jake Detharidge
Independent Development & Production Executive


Jake Detharidge is an established Los Angeles independent feature film and television executive specializing in development, packaging, marketing, distribution, acquisitions, and production. Before going independent, Jake served as Vice President for film finance and production house Drive Films, and successfully launched their LA offices for partners Kyle Mann (CAPOTE, JUST FRIENDS) and Michael Risley. Prior to Drive, Jake ran development and production for equity finance company 3311 (Lake Bell’s IN A WORLD, and Michael Polish’s BIG SUR). During his time at 3311, Jake also ran scripted TV development for the company's joint partnership with Dana Brunetti and Trigger Street (HOUSE OF CARDS, CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, THE SOCIAL NETWORK).

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