Tag Archives: pitching

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173/365 – Pitching

Sleep . . . who needs it.  I mean, really.  Why would anyone want to be rested on an important day?  Not me.  I’ll gladly wake up at 4:30 am on the day of my Hollywood pitch meetings.  Sleep.  Bull cocky.  Can’t wait to zone […]

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172/365 – Rip-O-Matic

It floors me that the disconnect between the academic definition and the professional definition of work is so large.  You think I would have learned my lesson after undergrad.  The past 5 weeks have been phenomenal in terms of learning the trade form the point of […]

These are the loser trophies -- I mean, the "good job but not so good job" trophies.

170/365 – CONSIDER

Last Monday, I was read these words written across the bottom of my TV Pilot Treatment: Mild Pass.  Mile Pass.  Meaning that the reader who evaluated my treatment thought it wasn’t quite good enough for production.  Mild Pass . . . I just kept thinking […]

Not that Oblivion . . . But a man can wish.

159/365 – Captain Fingermask

Right now, I have a uge task in front of me — I have to write a treatment for a TV show.  I want to write for TV so much.  However, its so hard to wrap my head around the TV format.  Especially since you […]

You want to make a movie.  I want to store you in my freezer.  We all win!

158/365 – First Impressions

When I looked at the bulletin board for today’s speaker, it said our speaker would be Vance Van Petton – President of the PGA.  Now, I’m sure I am not alone when I say, I thought the president of the Pro Golfers Association would be […]

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153/365 – Starship Encourage

Encouragement can go a long way . . . It’s like a small thruster on a space craft: a little burst can turn you in the right direction or propel you further than you thought you’d ever go. Today, we had two really nice thrusters […]