2014 — STORYWISE© 10-WEEK SPEC AND PILOT TELESEMINAR
During this course, I will teach you everything that I teach in Writers on the Verge at NBC and more. This program includes pitch critiques by guest speakers (TBD) who are currently working on shows. You do not have to be on every call. You will receive all 10 recordings.
Writers who have participated in this have gone on to sell pilots, staff and get into Writers on the Verge.
The 10-week Storywise© Teleseminar will begin on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. PST and will be held weekly through Tuesday June 10, 2014.
* There will be a break on 4/22/14 for Easter and 5/27/14 for Memorial Day.
Here is a list of GUEST SPEAKERS. They will be listening to your pitches and giving feedback.
DAN O’SHANNON – 3/25 (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – MODERN FAMILY)
TJ & RASHEED – 4/1 – (PRODUCERS – THE 100 on the CW)
PAUL RUEHL – 4/8 (PRODUCER – THE HARD TIMES OF RJ BERGER, SOLD 10 PILOTS)
CHAD GERVICH – 4/15 (He’s sold shows. He’s been an executive and he’s the author of the new book, MANAGING YOUR AGENT – It is a MUST READ)
LEE JESSUP – 4/29 (Author of GETTING IT WRITE: A SCREENWRITING CAREER, Career Consultant/Speaker)
JEFF MELVOIN – 5/6 (SHOWRUNNER/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – ARMY WIVES)
CRAIG SWEENEY – 5/13 (CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUER – ELEMENTARY)
JULIAN MEIOJAS 5/20 (WRITER – WHITE COLLAR, he was also a development executive)
BRIAN SINGLETON & JIM BRANDON 6/3 – (CO-PRODUCERS on Comedy Central’s new show, BIG TIME IN HOLLYWOOD FL. They also wrote on ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT)
MICHAEL NARDUCCI 6/10 – (SUPERVISING PRODUCER – THE ORIGINALS on the CW)
The below applies to the full 10-week Storywise© Teleseminar.
SERVICE FEE – 350.00
At this level, you will receive 10 weeks of story instruction about writing a TV spec and pilot script.
You will get to pitch your TV spec and pilot script. You will receive feedback on your pitches. This
level does not include direct feedback on your scripts. You will receive all ten weeks of recordings.
SERVICE FEE – $1,300.00
For this service, you will get the 10 weeks of story instruction on how to write a TV spec and pilot
script. You will get to pitch your TV spec and pilot script. You will also receive one read and one meeting for your spec script and one read and one meeting for your pilot script at the end of the 10 weeks. This includes written/verbal feedback on each of your scripts and two meetings up to one hour in length to go over the notes, your pitches and your log lines.
* Our pilot portion of the Storywise© Teleseminar doesn’t begin until 5/6/14. So, if you want to sign up at this level and you want to start the meetings early on with your pilot. (Beginning in January or February), then just contact me directly to schedule.
LEVEL 2 – PART II
SERVICE FEE – $1,800.00 (2 reads and 2 meetings of your TV spec and pilot script)
For this service, you will get the 10 weeks of story instruction on how to write a TV spec and pilot script. You will get to pitch your TV spec and pilot script. You will also receive two reads and two meetings for your spec script and two reads and two meetings for your pilot script at the end of the 10 weeks. This includes written/verbal feedback on each of your scripts and four meetings up to one hour in length to go over the notes, your pitches and your log lines.
If you would like to take this course with just reads and meetings for your pilot script or just reads and meetings for your spec script, you can contact me and I will design you a proposal.
SERVICE FEE – $3000.00
In this service, you will get direct feedback on your scripts every week. This starts in the concept phase,
then the outline, then three drafts of your pilot and spec scripts. This level is like being a writer in the
Writers on the Verge program. You will not only receive feedback from me but from everyone on the call
that chooses to participate with notes. This also includes two in-person meetings up to an hour in
length to go over the final drafts of your spec and pilot scripts.
*For this level, there are only four slots available.
Two slots are available for drama and two slots for comedy.
This will be first come, first serve.
SERVICE FEE – $4000.00
At this level, you will follow alongside the Storywise© Teleseminar and receive written and verbal feedback from me at each phase of the TV spec and pilot writing process. This includes written and verbal feedback on your concept, your outline and three drafts of each script. This includes ten meetings up to one hour in length to go over the notes, the log lines, the pitches and career guidance. You can either take the ten meetings along side the course or you can spread them out.