PITCHES, LOGLINES & QUERIES, OH MY!
The DOCTOR is IN
A Day with Barri Evins
A great query letter can be the
key to breaking into the industry.
Here’s how to knock down doors!
Writers spend months, even years, on their scripts. Doesn’t your query letter deserve the same attention?
Create Strong loglines The logline sells your story. Learn what every logline needs to succeed. Master the fundamentals plus the extras that will make a good logline great. Discover how a logline allows you to do market research on your idea.
To Synopsize or Not to Synopsize A compelling short synopsis is a powerful tool to sell your story. Taking your synopsis for a test drive. How to handle the full-length synopsis.
Query Letters Do’s and Don’ts Sound like a pro and garner industry interest. Avoid mistakes guaranteed to get your query tossed. Discover how to make your letter stand out for all the right reasons. Parlay even a “pass” into a winning situation.
Take your turn at bat! We’ll rework loglines and query letter on the spot. Get feedback on your idea plus tips on strengthening your query to make it a powerful tool.
Join us June 1st at AZ Virtual Studios from 11am to 2pm as we learn from Barri Evins the secrets to pitching, query letters and dynamite log-lines that will get you noticed.
ABOUT BARRI EVINS
A working film producer who’s sold pitches and specs to all the majors, Barri Evins created BIG IDEAS to give aspiring screenwriters what it takes to break into the business, providing professional techniques and powerful tools to achieve their dreams. The Big Ideas Screenwriting Seminar is offered across the country. This intimate and interactive weekend gives you an insider’s perspective, teaches you to create stories that grab industry interest, and reveals how to harness your strengths and passions. Revolutionize the way you create with new methods for quickly developing a successful screenplay. Includes Barri’s mentorship for a year.
Barri is a sought after Script Consultant and Pitch Doctor. She has taught at Pixar, DreamWorks Animation, the UCLA Producers Program, AFI, Great American PitchFest, CineStory, Screenwriters Expo and Screenwriters World. She contributed a chapter to NOW WRITE: SCREENWRITING and has written for scriptmag.com, MovieBytes and Virtual PitchFest. A Big Ideas book is in the works