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Dear Dr. Paige Turner: Pitch Meetings Part 2 – A Disaster Story

You may think you learned all you need to know about how to take a pitch meeting in Paige’s last  column. But that’s just the beginning of the story. Here’s Part Two of her reply to “The Beav” about movie pitch meetings – the fantasy and the reality. Over to you Paige. B.E.   Dearest Eager, […]

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Secrets From the Other Side of the Desk

SECRETS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DESK As a producer, I’ve been in every pitch situation imaginable on both sides of the desk.  I’ve heard thousands of pitches from writers.  I’ve brought pitches into every studio, often with A-list writers, directors and stars attached.  From swank studio conference rooms to a cramped office inside […]

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THE PITCH DOCTOR IS IN

THE PITCH DOCTOR is IN:  SAY “Ahh-HA!” What to write next is the single most important decision a writer will ever make.  People pay me BIG bucks to get my Pitch Doctor services.  But with my PITCH ME FOR FREE button you can get a thumbs up or a thumbs down from a pro BEFORE you […]

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ONE BIG IDEA on PITCHING #1 of 7: BE IN THE ZEN OF THE PITCH

PITCH POINTER #1 BE IN THE ZEN OF THE PITCH Know your story – NO reading EVER. It’s your story right? You need to look at the person you are pitching to so you can read their reactions and know when you’ve got their interest and when you’ve lost them. This is an incredible source […]

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