In today’s market, it isn’t enough to simply come up with a really great concept for a story - it isn’t even enough to finish writing it! To succeed in this business, writers must understand current trends and how to appeal to the market, while still composing a screenplay that truly resonates with the reader. Producer Christian Taylor
is here to deconstruct why all of this is important and how to give yourself a leg up when presenting your work to potential buyers. Christian will talk not only about current trends in the marketplace but also the importance of understanding your target audience. He will also cover the value of existing IP vs. your own original script and give a list of do’s and don’t’s - plus Live Q&A!This 90-Min. Webinar Will Cover:
- An analysis of current market trends
- How to make your screenplay stand out in a crowded genre
- Determining whether your screenplay realistically fits within the budget constraints of its genre
- The appeal of IP vs Original Screenplays
- Where to source existing IP at a low cost!
About Your Host:
Christian Taylor is president of Taylor Lane Productions, an independent production company based in Los Angeles. Prior to founding Taylor Lane in 2011, Christian worked in talent and literary management at Industry Entertainment and Lighthouse Entertainment, and in development at Imagine Entertainment. His recent producing credits include Hick, directed by Derick Martini, starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne, Blake Lively, and Alec Baldwin, and Measure of a Man, directed by Jim Loach, starring Donald Sutherland, Blake Cooper, Luke Wilson, and Judy Greer. He is currently in pre-production on FOUR SEASONS, written/directed by Peter Kline and Pete Shanel, starring Emma Roberts, Jane Levy, and John Gallagher Jr.