A working film producer who’s sold pitches and specs to all the majors, Barri Evins created Big Ideas to give aspiring screenwriters what it takes to break into the business, providing professional techniques and powerful tools to achieve their dreams.The Big Ideas Screenwriting Seminar is offered across the country. This intimate and interactive weekend provides an insider’s perspective, reveals how to create stories that ignite industry interest, and enables writers to harness their strengths, passions, and the primal power of story. Big Ideas revolutionize the creative process with new methods for quickly developing a successful screenplay. The seminar includes Barri’s mentorship for a year.
Barri has taught at studios including Pixar, DreamWorks Animation, and Blizzard Entertainment, creators of the video game World of Warcraft. She has been an instructor at the UCLA Producers Program and the American Film Institute.
As a sought after Script Consultant, Pitch Doctor and expert in practical pointers for breaking into the business, she’s spoken at numerous conferences including The Great American PitchFest, CineStory, Screenwriters Expo and Screenwriters World, as well as for regional screenwriting groups. She is a columnist for ScriptMag.com. A Big Ideas book is in the works. You can follow her on Facebook or Twitter.
Name: Barri Evins
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Big Ideas
Occupation: Producer and Script Consultant