We are bringing back one of our favorite events from 2021 for Round 2!
Please join us for YOU ASK, WE ANSWER, a Q&A Extravaganza with the ISA Team on Thursday, January 20th at 5pm PST. (check your time zone)
Ask us anything screenwriting or industry related!
Topics to cover: Getting Repped, Breaking in, The value of Feedback or Script Notes, Contests to enter, Development Slate, Fellowships, Pitching, Pitch Decks, TV Writing, etc! You ask and we’ll answer!!
Q & A Panelists include members of the ISA Team and YOU!! Ask all your burning questions. We will end the event with two short breakout sessions where you can introduce yourself to the ISA Team and some of your fellow writers. This is good practice for pitch meetings and generals you know are coming! Might as well practice in a safe space. 🙂
How to ask a question for this event:
Send a question to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance and don’t forget to mention if you want to ask in person and we will pull you up on video!
WHEN: Thursday, Jan 20th, 2022 – 4:00pm PDT / 7:00pm EST (Check Your Time Zone)
WHERE: ZOOM! A link will be emailed to before the event. To download ZOOM on your computer, go to https://zoom.us/ or download the APP on your phone.
ISA ROUNDTABLE PANELISTS INCLUDE:
CRAIG JAMES – Founder/CEO
MAX TIMM – Director of Education, Founder of The Story Farm
FELICITY WREN – VP of Development
SHAYNA WEBER – Sr. Manager of Events & Writer Relations
SCOTT MARKUS – Sr. Manager of Content
JORDAN TRIPPEER – Script Coordinator
The Capital Fund Screenplay Competition is where your scripts are read directly by investors who buy projects and fund films at the studio level – domestically and abroad. Investors or Funds may elect to option or purchase your script at any time regardless of whether or not your script places in the contest. All current and previous years winners and The Hot 100 Lists are showcased at investor meetings at the major film markets worldwide. Your summary and logline will get exposure year after year. Our entrants have been optioned and sold at AFM, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Shanghai film markets.
Save The Cat This ultimate insider’s guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who’s proven that you can sell your script if you can Save the Cat! He made millions of dollars selling screenplays. Now, one of Hollywood’s most successful spec screenwriters tells all in this fast, funny and candid look inside the movie business. “Save the Cat” is just one of many ironclad rules for making your ideas more marketable and your script more satisfying – and saleable, including:
- The four elements of every winning logline
- The seven immutable laws of screenplay physics
- The 10 genres that every movie ever made can be categorized by — and why they’re important to your script
- Why your Hero must serve your Idea
- Mastering the Beats
- Creating the “Perfect Beast” by using…The Board
- And how to get back on track with proven rules for script repair