By Ryan Uytdewilligen
So you’ve typed the final words of your literary masterpiece and must now embark on the beastly journey that is capturing it on film. As if crafting a scripted masterwork wasn’t enough of a challenge, breaking into the industry by winning over busy producers is a whole other ball game that requires persistence, focus, and a winning pitch package.
Many have tried storming the gates of Hollywood and failed at the first rejection, while even the thought of pitching has halted many great projects. Nonetheless, getting your idea out there and presenting a pitch package to the people who can make that dream a reality is a must for aspiring filmmakers.
It’s arguably the hardest step, but there are smart ways to go about it.