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10 Tips for Pitching Your Film Successfully

Are you ready to walk “into the room” and pitch to a decision-maker such as an agent, financier, producer, distributor or studio executive? Here are the top ten pitching tips to help you in a high-stakes situation. There are 5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts:   1) Do prepare for the five stages of the meeting. In Stage 1, you build rapport and warm up the room. In Stage 2, you ask questions and listen to show respect. In Stage 3, you deliver the prepared component …

How To Pitch Like A Pro (And Avoid Sounding Like A Rookie)

Today's guest blogger, Stephanie Palmer helps creative people learn to pitch, persuade, and sell. She is the author of the book Good in a Room and has been featured by The Today Show, NPR, Variety, and the LA Times. She leads the American Film Market's annual Pitch Conference and has presented workshops for Google, William Morris Endeavor, Merrill Lynch, and Disney. Previously, Stephanie was Director of Creative Affairs for MGM where she heard over 3000 pitches. She gives pitchin…

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