Can you sell your project in a single sentence? Are you missing the one element that could put it over the top with agents, producers and publishers? What may be standing between you and the writing career you've always dreamed of is the ability to answer the pivotal question: What’s your project about?
Not all writers are prepared to talk concisely and competently about their work, but Jennifer Wilkov, along with Maria C. Miles, Esq. and Katharine Sands can show you how. They will help you master the essential skills you need to be confident when you pitch your projects to film, television and literary industry professionals.
Maria C. Miles, Esq. is the founding partner of an entertainment law firm with offices in New York. Ms. Miles’ practice focuses on all areas of entertainment law including, film, music, publishing, fashion and new media. Most recently, Maria served as general counsel for a multimedia start-up overseeing a diverse range of matters including technology licensing and intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights and patents) both in the US and abroad. Prior to her role as in-house counsel, Maria was counsel to award-winning actors, writers, producers, television hosts, multi-platinum recording artists, and corporations in the fashion industry related to their entertainment matters.
Katharine Sands is a literary agent with the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency in New York. She is the editor of Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent's Eye and has been a guest expert on writing and publishing for Poets and Writers, The American Society of Journalists and Authors, New York University, and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Jennifer S. Wilkov is an international best-selling and award-winning author. As the Literary Agent Matchmaker™, she is a respected consultant known for her business “Your Book Is Your Hook!” She supports first-time writers and seasoned authors with the essential information to produce a bestseller: a great project, a strong platform and a well-polished pitch and presentation for their work.
Produced by Jennifer S. Wilkov
Special Thanks to the Writer's Guild of America, East
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Last updated: May. 13, 2015