The Art Of The Pitch: Selling Your Screenplay & Yourself

The Art Of The Pitch: Selling Your Screenplay & Yourself


Getting ready to pitch your screenplay or script idea? Below you’ll find over 40 screenwriting resources collected to help you master your pitch before you enter the room.  There are hundreds of tips to help you sell your idea but also yourself as a screenwriter.

Note: This list will certainly evolve over time.  If you found/created a resource you’d like included email or tweet @writingspark

Be passionate.  Be creative.  Be yourself.

Check them all out.  Then write!


10 Steps To Writing A Movie Pitch: A Case Study | Good In A Room

The 8 Steps To A Powerful Pitch | Writer’s Store

7 Keys To A Great Pitch | Script Magazine

Pitching Essentials For Filmmakers & Screenwriters | Raindance

How To Develop A Pitch | IndieWire

The Pitch Meeting Structure Used By Hollywood Pros | Script Magazine/Good In A Room

24 Tips For Pitching Your Script | LA Screenwriter

Why Your Pitch Matters Almost As Much As Your Screenplay | Screen Craft

Top 10 Pitching Tips From Script To Screen | Filmmaker Magazine

The Art Of Pitching | Syd Field

How To Pitch Your Script | Write Your Screenplay

8 Pitch Killers To Avoid | London Screenwriters Festival

Skip The Canned Speech & Speak From The Heart | Riding The Alligator

A Quick Guide To Screenwriting Pitch Sites | Script Reader Pro

The Future Of Pitching Screenplays: Post Your Pitch Online | No Film School

Don’t F@#%ing Pitch Like This | The Story Department

5 Common Mistakes In Pitching | Stage 32

10 Vital Pitching Tips From The Austin Film Festival | Script Magazine

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