How to Pitch Like An A-Lister w/ Chris Deckard (Lit Manager)

You can tell your story in the allotted time but does that make it an engaging pitch? Chris Deckard is here to help you streamline your pitch and make it pop! Chris will cover the key points that execs look for in a pitch. Conveying the plot and character is half the job and he will offer tips on how to get tone across and how to build the stakes to carry your story into a tantalizing final act. In addition, he will address how the genre of your script plays a big part in how you pitch and will also cover common questions execs can ask so you're better prepared for the Q&A portion of pitches!

This 90-min. Webinar Will Cover:

  • How much of your resume to include in the pitch
  • The effectiveness of comps
  • The purpose of a logline
  • Tips on how to build confidence in your verbal pitches
  • Common questions 
  • How much of the story to include and what can be left out

About Your Host:

Prior to co-founding the management/production company Fictional Entity, Chris Deckard spent over seven years working with and representing talent at major agencies such as ICM Partners and WME. He has worked closely with traditional and new media buyers to find and develop content for domestic and international audiences. In addition to helping cast and package numerous features and series, he has evaluated thousands of scripts for actors and directors. Chris enjoys helping creators achieve the full potential of their ideas through character and story. Chris graduated from Cornell University and earned his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School.

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