Event DetailsMonday July 11, 2022 5:00 pm
Live Pitch Boot Camp
Learn everything you need to know BEFORE you start pitching in the room.
At The Fundamentals of Screenwriting: Live Pitch Boot Camp, host Timothy Michael Cooper will review all the pitch must-haves and discuss precisely what executives are looking for, then he’ll give notes to WGA members live sample 5-minute pitches.
Get ready for useful, constructive feedback on both concept and pitching technique. Whether you’re pitching or not, everyone can learn from viewing this pitch session and live critique!
The Fundamentals of Screenwriting with Timothy Michael Cooper is a WGA East seminar series that aims to live up to its name – to teach the fundamentals for screenwriters that need a refresher or journalists and other screenwriting novices looking to learn for the first time.
Timothy Michael Cooper is an award-winning filmmaker, comedy writer, and script consultant. He wrote and directed the Writers Guild Award-nominated Concierge: The Series, starring Kate McKinnon. His short comedy Lemon premiered at Tribeca, played at dozens of international festivals and on United Airlines, and is currently in development as a sitcom. Plus, he’s been part of the writers’ room for the Writers Guild Awards for the past six years, writing monologue jokes and sketches for numerous hosts/presenters.
Through his company, Blueprint Screenwriting Group, he’s taught hundreds of writers. His clients and students have sold their scripts to major studios; staffed on multiple network and cable TV shows; screened/won at SXSW, Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes, etc.; and got their movies and shows made across the globe.
Timothy is a proud member of the WGAE, the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective Writers’ Workshop, the Hollywood Radio & Television Society, and the WGAE Softball Team.