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Breaking Down the Elements of a Pitch that Secured Funding & How to Apply Them to Your Project  (Case Study: BYPASS, Nominated for Best Film at Venice Film Festival)

Samm Haillay

Credits include: Winner, Tribeca (Island of the Hungry Ghosts)

Tuesday, November 26th | 2 Sessions | 3 Hours of Instruction
ON-DEMAND
Navigating the Industry & Your Career With Oscar-Nominated Producer Chris Moore

Chris Moore

Chris Moore is an Oscar-Nominated producer responsible for such films as Good Will Hunting, Manchest...

5
2 Sessions | 3 Hours of Instruction

Navigating the Industry & Your Career With Oscar-Nominated Producer Chris Moore

With Chris Moore - Producer (Manchester By the Sea, Good Will Hunting, American Pie)

ON-DEMAND
The Ultimate Guide to Succeeding on YouTube

Brent Kado

Brent Kado is a filmmaker, screenwriter and educator from Chicago, Illinois. Brent is YouTube certif...

4 Sessions | 6 Hours of Instruction

The Ultimate Guide to Succeeding on YouTube

With Brent Kado of YouTube Educator, Certified from YouTube Space LA

ON-DEMAND
The Mechanics and Art of Being An Assistant Director

Jason Roberts

Credits include: Transformers 5, Jurassic World, Saving Private Ryan, Empire, Dexter

5
2 Sessions | 5.5 Hours of Instruction

The Mechanics and Art of Being An Assistant Director

With Jason Roberts of (AD for Angelina Jolie, Doug Liman, Michael Bay, Alexander Payne, Seth MacFarlane)

ON-DEMAND
Constructing Your Screenwriting Career: A Breakdown Of Breaking In

Lee Jessup

Author of Michael Wiese Productions' Getting It Write: An Insider's Guide To A Screenwriting Career,...

4.5
3 Sessions | 6 Hours of Instruction
ON-DEMAND
Introduction to Documentary Film Production: From Pre-Production to Post

Lisa Vangellow

Credits include: Love on the Spectrum, The Heyday of Insensitive Bastards

5
3 Sessions | 6 Hours of Instruction

Introduction to Documentary Film Production: From Pre-Production to Post

With Lisa Vangellow - Director/Producer, at Orchid Child Productions

ON-DEMAND
Film Development Process: Defining The Producer-Writer Relationship

Shaun O'Banion

Credits include: The Automatic Hate, Girlfriend, Dakota Skye

4.5
2 Sessions | 4 Hours of Instruction

Film Development Process: Defining The Producer-Writer Relationship

With Shaun O'Banion - Producer, at Ravenwood Films

ON-DEMAND
10 Essential Elements to Incorporate Into Writing Your Rom Com

Amanda Johnson-Zetterstrom

Amanda is a producer, filmmaker & writer based in Brooklyn. She currently works as a writer for ...

4.5
2 Sessions | 4 Hours of Instruction

10 Essential Elements to Incorporate Into Writing Your Rom Com

With Amanda Johnson-Zetterstrom - Executive, at Full Fathom Five

ON-DEMAND
Advanced Crowdfunding For Filmmakers Master Class

Stephen Follows

Stephen has produced over 100 short films and two features. His corporate produced video work for a ...

4.5
3 Sessions | 9 Hours of Instruction

Advanced Crowdfunding For Filmmakers Master Class

With Stephen Follows - Established Data Researcher for the Film Industry

ON-DEMAND
Production Coordinator Master Class: Be A Unique & Efficient Production Coordinator

Carol Kravetz

Carol has been a Production Coordinator in Film & Television for over 30 years, in entertainment...

4.5
4 Sessions | 7 Hours of Instruction

Production Coordinator Master Class: Be A Unique & Efficient Production Coordinator

With Carol Kravetz - Production Coordinator for shows such as Breaking Bad and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia as well as various features for MGM, Warner Brothers, HBO and USA Network!

ON-DEMAND
Avoid Stock Characters: How To Create Memorable, Compelling Characters

Melissa Daykin Cassill

Melissa Daykin Cassill is Vice President of State Street Pictures with company credits including: ...

4.5
3 Sessions | 4.5 Hours of Instruction

Avoid Stock Characters: How To Create Memorable, Compelling Characters

With Melissa Daykin Cassill - Vice President, at State Street Pictures

ON-DEMAND
Writing, Directing & Distributing Your Short Film

James Kicklighter

Spending the first eighteen years of his life in Bellville, Georgia, population 123, James Kicklight...

4.5
2 Sessions | 3.5 Hours of Instruction

Writing, Directing & Distributing Your Short Film

With James Kicklighter - Multi-Award Winning Writer and Director

ON-DEMAND
How To Hook Your Reader In The First 5 Pages

Regina Lee

Credits include: American Wedding, Curious George, The Good Shepherd, The Fast & The Furious 3, Seabiscuit, Red Dragon

4.5
3 Sessions | 6.5 Hours of Instruction
ON-DEMAND
Navigating a Film's Financials: Budget, Cash Flows & Cost Reports

Maura Anderson

Maura Anderson has worked in independent film production since 2006. After training as an actor at t...

4.5
2 Sessions | 3.5 Hours of Instruction

Navigating a Film's Financials: Budget, Cash Flows & Cost Reports

With Maura Anderson - Award-Winning Line Producer (Winter's Bone, Suit Up, Would You Rather, Bad Samaritans)

ON-DEMAND
How To Create An Outstanding TV Drama Pilot

Conrad Sun

Credits include: Bojack Horseman, Blindspot, Motive, 2 Broke Girls

4.5
2 Sessions | 3 Hours of Instruction

How To Create An Outstanding TV Drama Pilot

With Conrad Sun - Manager, at Meridian Artists

ON-DEMAND
How to Write a Film Based Off an Original Idea or Comic Book Adaptation

Jordan Barel

Credits include: The Incoherents, Children's Hospital, Garfunkel and Oates, Burning Love, Hotwives of Las Vegas

4.5
3 Sessions | 4.5 Hours of Instruction

How to Write a Film Based Off an Original Idea or Comic Book Adaptation

With Jordan Barel - Producer, Publisher, at Loaded Barrel Studios

ON-DEMAND
Pictures Up!—The Thought, Theory, and Practice of Being a 1st AD

Joe Bohn

An award winning writer and director, Joe Bohn was a resident of Rockford, Illinois before moving to...

4.5
2 Sessions | 2.5 Hours of Instruction

Pictures Up!—The Thought, Theory, and Practice of Being a 1st AD

With Joe Bohn - Assistant Director who has worked with the Russo Brothers, David Fincher, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake and many more!

ON-DEMAND
How to Write a Unique, Commercial Horror Script

Stuart Arbury

Credits include: Altered Carbon, Chef's Table, Those Who Can't, Happyland, Woke Up Dead, Lonely and Horny

4.5
4 Sessions | 7.5 Hours of Instruction

How to Write a Unique, Commercial Horror Script

With Stuart Arbury - Director of TV & Episodic Content, at Ramo Law

ON-DEMAND
How to Write a Fresh, Stand Out Comedy

Melissa Daykin Cassill

Melissa Daykin Cassill is Vice President of State Street Pictures with company credits including: ...

4.5
4 Sessions | 7 Hours of Instruction

How to Write a Fresh, Stand Out Comedy

With Melissa Daykin Cassill - Vice President, at State Street Pictures

ON-DEMAND
How to Hook the Executive in the First 10-15 Pages

Lee Stobby

Lee Stobby is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has worked at Misher Films, Double Featur...

4.5
4 Sessions | 7.5 Hours of Instruction

How to Hook the Executive in the First 10-15 Pages

With Lee Stobby - Manager, at Lee Stobby Management

ON-DEMAND
The Art of Indie Producing: From the Inception of an Idea to the Release of the Film

Tatiana Kelly and Jim Young

Tatiana Kelly and Jim Young boast over a dozen successful indie films in which they have produced. E...

5
3 Sessions | 6 Hours of Instruction

The Art of Indie Producing: From the Inception of an Idea to the Release of the Film

With Tatiana Kelly and Jim Young - Award Winning Independent Producers (Wristcutters: A Love Story, Lovelace, The Words)

ON-DEMAND
Film Crew Essentials - Learn to Become An Unforgettable Crew Member

Kenny Chaplin

Kenny Chaplin (DGA & DGC Assistant Director) has worked hand-in-hand with directors David Mamet,...

4.5
4 Sessions | 7 Hours of Instruction

Film Crew Essentials - Learn to Become An Unforgettable Crew Member

With Kenny Chaplin - (DGA & DGC AD), Former PA to Ang Lee, Terrence Malick, Ridley Scott and David Mamet

ON-DEMAND
Perfecting the Basics of Screenwriting

Mary Cybriwsky

Credits include: Burying the Ex, The International, The Dark Knight, The Bank Job

4.5
4 Sessions | 5.5 Hours of Instruction

Perfecting the Basics of Screenwriting

With Mary Cybriwsky - Manager & Producer, at Truth Magician

ON-DEMAND
The Rewrite Process: What Do I Cut?

Lee Stobby

Lee Stobby is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has worked at Misher Films, Double Featur...

4.5
3 Sessions | 5.5 Hours of Instruction

The Rewrite Process: What Do I Cut?

With Lee Stobby - Manager, at Lee Stobby Management

ON-DEMAND
How to Write a 1 Hour TV Pilot and Position it to Sell it in Today's Market

Steve Iwanyk

Steve Iwanyk is a producer at Tongal and a former literary manager for The Gotham Group. Gotham is o...

4.5
3 Sessions | 6 Hours of Instruction
ON-DEMAND
Directors: How to Get Believable Performances from Actors

Peter D. Marshall

Peter D. Marshall is a filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. He has worked in the Film and Television In...

5
4 Sessions | 7.5 Hours of Instruction

Directors: How to Get Believable Performances from Actors

With Peter D. Marshall - Director and Film Directing Coach

ON-DEMAND
How to Keep the Stakes High in Your Script

Nate Matteson

In his seventh year working in representation, Nate Matteson manages the careers of some of the most...

4.5
4 Sessions | 10 Hours of Instruction

How to Keep the Stakes High in Your Script

With Nate Matteson - Producer/Manager, at Gotham Group

ON-DEMAND
Networking For Introverts

Jessica Sitomer

Jessica Sitomer, the Greenlight Coach, is a long-time expert in the entertainment industry, having w...

4.5
2 Sessions | 3.5 Hours of Instruction

Networking For Introverts

With Jessica Sitomer - Producer, Writer and Greenlight Coach

ON-DEMAND
How to Write Compelling & Authentic Dialogue: Make Your Dialogue Pop

Jared Iacino

Credits include: Chips, Wedding Crashers, Earth to Echo, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Masterminds,

4.5
4 Sessions | 9 Hours of Instruction

How to Write Compelling & Authentic Dialogue: Make Your Dialogue Pop

With Jared Iacino - SVP, Head of Films an Television Production, at Panay Films

ON-DEMAND
How to Write Indie Dramedies that the Industry Will Embrace

Jake Detharidge

Jake Detharidge is currently an independent development & production executive. Prior to going i...

4.5
4 Sessions | 8 Hours of Instruction

How to Write Indie Dramedies that the Industry Will Embrace

With Jake Detharidge of Independent Development & Production Executive

ON-DEMAND
"Always Be Closing" How To Write a Killer Final 10-15 Pages

John Shepherd

Mr. Shepherd is a WGA Award-nominated writer for his work on the Emmy Award-winning Showtime televis...

4.5
4 Sessions | 10 Hours of Instruction

"Always Be Closing" How To Write a Killer Final 10-15 Pages

With John Shepherd of Cross Creek Pictures

ON-DEMAND
Zero to Hero: How to Build an Online Audience with Little or No Overhead

Michael Wormser

Credits include: The Thinning, Smiley, Some Guy Who Kills People, Storytellers

4.5
4 Sessions | 7.5 Hours of Instruction

Zero to Hero: How to Build an Online Audience with Little or No Overhead

With Michael Wormser - Producer, at Level 10 Films

ON-DEMAND
Faith-Based And Inspirational/Aspirational Film Writing

Kelly Hayes

Credits include: Bad Samaritans, Wild Hogs, Old Dogs, Better off Dad, Mope

4.5
4 Sessions | 6.5 Hours of Instruction
ON-DEMAND
How to Write a TV Pilot That Can Get You Staffed!

Amanda Toye

As a former Development Executive, Amanda Toye collaborated with celebrated writers to develop numer...

4.5
4 Sessions | 8 Hours of Instruction

How to Write a TV Pilot That Can Get You Staffed!

With Amanda Toye - TV and Film Writer & Former Development Executive

ON-DEMAND
How to Write Memorable Characters - It's All About Your "Hero's Journey"

Ross Putman

Credits include: First Girl I Loved, The Young Kieslowski, Bad Samaritans

4.5
4 Sessions | 7.5 Hours of Instruction
ON-DEMAND
Breaking Into the Industry - Creating and Maintaining a Screenwriting Career

xLee Jessup

Author of Michael Wiese Productions’ Getting It Write: An Insider’s Guide To A Screenwri...

4.5
4 Sessions | 6 Hours of Instruction
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