How to Connect with Decision Makers and Get Your Work Noticed Without Reps

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Brooks Elms

Webinar hosted by: Brooks Elms

WGA Screenwriter with Multiple Sold Scripts & Assignments at Broken Road & Gold Circle

Brooks Elms is a WGA screenwriter that also loves working with other writers. He's written 35+ screenplays for companies such as Broken Road (TAG, MORTAL COMBAT, VACATION FRIENDS) and Gold Circle (PITCH PERFECT 1-3, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2), a dozen of them on assignment, and sold several scripts, including one this year with Brad Peyton (SAN ANDREAS) as Executive Producer. Brooks was recently hired to rewrite a screenplay started by an Oscar-winning writer. Brooks began his career writing, directing, and producing indie features (personal dramas) that he screened all over the world.   Full Bio »

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Aren’t you tired of querying and pitching agents and managers only to be dismissed or ignored? The truth is that reps find writers through referrals, which is annoying for those who don’t have the connections yet. But there’s a better way. You can be your own rep, keep the 10% commission for yourself, and get yourself and your work noticed on your own.

In this Stage 32 exclusive webinar, professional screenwriter Brooks Elms will show you how to get yourself and your work noticed without a rep and how use your passion to become an unstoppable sales force on your own.

Brooks is an accomplished screenwriter, who’s penned over 35 scripts, selling several of them, writing a dozen movies on assignment and whose projects have screened all around the world. Brooks most recently sold a script with Brad Peyton (SAN ANDREAS) attached to executive produce.

Brooks brings his vast experience to show you how to up your outreach game, use your social media for success, build sustainable relationships, keep smiling and selling in the face of adversity, and so much more.

Brooks believes that the best way to sell your work is to sell yourself, making the process less about “sales” and more about embracing your strengths and communicating them in the best way possible to the industry. 

This is a next-level, world-class relationship-building webinar and a fun way to launch your career in your own unique style.

What You'll Learn

Getting Prepared

  • 5 Life Passions That Drive You
  • 4 Levels of the Outreach Game
  • 3 Kinds of People You Must Connect With (Hint: not reps)

Building Relationships

  • The 2 Best Social Platforms for Screenwriters
    • Managing a profile that sets you up for success
  • Embrace Your Number 1 Superpower
    • Giving micro-doses of your service
    • Connecting with your people (not the freeloaders)
    • Engaging strategically with producers

Can It Really Be This Easy?

  • Tips and Tricks to Building Your World-Class Mindset To Face Adversity With a Smile
  • How to Get and Give Support to Superfriends

Q&A with Brooks

About Your Instructor

Brooks Elms is a WGA screenwriter that also loves working with other writers. He's written 35+ screenplays for companies such as Broken Road (TAG, MORTAL COMBAT, VACATION FRIENDS) and Gold Circle (PITCH PERFECT 1-3, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2), a dozen of them on assignment, and sold several scripts, including one this year with Brad Peyton (SAN ANDREAS) as Executive Producer. Brooks was recently hired to rewrite a screenplay started by an Oscar-winning writer. Brooks began his career writing, directing, and producing indie features (personal dramas) that he screened all over the world.



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Reviews Average Rating: 5 out of 5

  • Superb webinar! 100 stars from me! Really insightful ideas and clear explanations that are easy to follow along even without my Adderall lol I would highly recommend this to anyone who's trying to break in and has a hard time approaching people without sounding desperate. I will definitely rewatch this every once in a while to remind myself Brooks's words of wisdom! Thank you, Brooks! :)

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