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Friday, October 14 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Ready, Set, Pitch: 90 Pages in 90 Seconds

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Panelists who have experienced their fair share of pitching will impart words to the wise on how to condense 90 pages into a concise and engaging 90 seconds. What do you keep? What do you leave out? What do you emphasize? And how do you overcome those dreaded nerves? Bring a notepad – if you’re lucky enough to land a meeting, a good pitch may end up being the most important minute and a half of your career.

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Tim Albaugh

Moderator; Professor at UCLA; Director of Hollins University Graduate Screenwriting Program
Tim Albaugh is a writer/producer, and a graduate of San Francisco State University and the UCLA M.F.A. screenwriting program. Albaugh has taught screenwriting at UCLA, UC Irvine, Hollins University, Pixar Animation Studios, and Walt Disney Feature Animation. He wrote the film TRADING... Read More →

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Amy Berg

writer/executive producer Counterpart, Da Vinci's Demons, Eureka, Person of Interest
Amy Berg is a writer-producer for film and television. She's also a massive geek as evidenced by the many genre shows she's worked on including DA VINCI'S DEMONS, PERSON OF INTEREST, EUREKA, and THE 4400. But her proudest creative achievement might be the award-winning digital series... Read More →
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Nicole Perlman

writer Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Marvel (2019), Pokémon (2018)
Nicole Perlman attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Shortly after graduating, she won the Tribeca Film Festival's Sloan Grant for Science in Film for her screenplay "Challenger," which also placed on the Hollywood Black List. She has since been named one of Variety Magazine's... Read More →
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Pamela Ribon

writer Moana, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Untitled Wreck-It Ralph Sequel, Bears, Samantha Who?; comic book writer Rick and Morty, SLAM!
Pamela Ribon is a screenwriter, TV writer, comic book writer, author, and best-selling novelist (Why Girls are Weird, You Take It From Here). She has worked with Walt Disney Animation Studios as a writer on Moana and is writing with Phil Johnston (director/writer) on the upcoming... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
St. David’s Episcopal Church, Historic Sanctuary

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