Best articles on Pitching I've read
What It Takes To Sell Your Pitch 1, 2, and 3: http://bit.ly/17JPIKhttp://bit.ly/ru2vf9 http://bit.ly/d6zP73 for comics but tweak for specs. From Unknown Screenwriter Three great articles. Please read and take to heart. (I’m talking to myself…) They are all good.
on the bus
The bus is leaving. You packed you bag - sliding in way in underneath - clambering over the other bags to get yours back in the far corner. Soon your bag is trapped. Under the others - jammed into a tiny space. And then we stand. Amongst the other kids and their parents. Awkward. Quiet. Watching. Trying to plan out our next move. What we’re supposed to do next. The Bus is giant....
The Tangential: What You Really Mean When You Say... →
thetangential: -Every time I start to write, I end up on Reddit/ on Tumblr/ masturbating. -I’d rather watch Law and Order. -Please reaffirm that I have any talent whatsoever, because I just read my high school poetry and it blows. -I am going to write the great American novel, and I’m a little… OUCH. That hurts.
sirmitchell: Is the best thing that ever happened to me.
My strangely glorious week continues: Got a movie in the mail today another friend’s company is looking to remake. He wants me to try to do a take on it. Never heard of the movie - but just finished watching it. Nice little contained action/comedy/thriller. Kind of old Coen Brothers-esque… Could be a really fun flick. Time to get the creative juice burning… Gotta have...
Cowboys and Aliens
Cowboys>Aliens Olivia Wild>Cowboys Fun and diverting. Enjoyable summer fair.
Most touching, true thing today. →
Had a meeting today with a really awesome midsized production company. They have some really kick ass projects in the works - including a beloved classic from my childhood. Their office is off Sunset - so I hit the town early - and sat in a coffee shop going over my notes. I got this meeting more or less because of my new manager. I told him about this amazing film I saw and was really...
A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it is to be God.– Sidney Sheldon (via theknivesmonroe) wow. so profound today.
If there’s anything I hate more than being taken seriously, it’s being taken too...– Billy Wilder (via fybillywilder) Yes.
OK. I missed this first time out. Really really good. I don’t like Glen Close - but I love her in this. Ted Danson - top of his game. So amazing. Everyone else… really good. First 7 episode are amazing. The seams start to show a bit towards the end - but it really is amazing. And the unconventional structure really holds your attention and pays off well. Worth it to peek it...
I am number 4
Smelled like number 2.