HIT MAKER MASTER CLASSES
Find out how the TV business really works from industry heavyweights.
The Hit Maker Master Classes are for those ready to take a quantum leap in their understanding of the TV biz and what it takes to pitch and sell shows.
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Pitching Animation with Max Howard & Mark Simon -REPLAYING NOW
In this Hit Maker Seminar, you’ll discover:
How to pitch animation
Where to pitch your animation
How to land great pitch meetings
The biggest pitch mistakes to avoid
The #1 element you MUST have
8 Steps to creating a story
How Max sold the film Igor
How project titles matter
How Mark pitched 35 times in 1 day
When: Replaying NOW
Time: When YOU want
Length: 3.5 hours
Where: Streaming Online.
Sponsored by Toon Boom
Producing A Profit In Animation with Max Howard and Mark Simon
Where to pitch animation
How to save million$
Where to raise production funds
When to set up a toy deal
]How to work with star actors
If you should produce a pilot
The best studios to work with
and MUCH, MUCH MORE…
Length: 3 hours
Where:Anywhere – online
What: Web slide show with live audio.
Will Someone Steal My TV Idea?!!
In this webinar Mark and Jeanne Simon cover the realities of protecting your concept and bust the myths of stolen ideas.You’ll find out:
Number One way to NOT SELL your show
When’s the right time to register your work
What makes an idea original
The myth behind stories of stolen concepts
If the Web is the right place to showcase your idea
In this Master Class teleseminar/webinar, we’ll reveal:
Can a network just take my idea and do it without me?
Is a Submission Release Form a license to steal?
How safe is my title?
Will my paranoia destroy my pitch or sabotage my chances?
Is a WGA registration enough protection?
What’s my best safeguard against being ripped off?
(The answer may surprise you!)
Sell Your Script
Guest Wayne Carter has sold more than 10 feature screenplays to the major studios, including Universal, Paramount Pictures, Fox, and National Lampoon. He worked with major directors on projects based on his own screenplays, including Richard Donner, and Academy Award-winning directors Tony Richardson and James Cameron.Wayne and Mark will cover everything you need to know to sell your script.
7 quickest ways to have your script instantly rejected
13 biggest mistakes when completing a first draft script
Pitch meeting Dos and Don’ts
How to negotiate a better deal
Mistakes that doom your pitch
How to attach a major star
6 secrets of a script deal
The perfect query letter
How to protect your script
How not to go insane waiting for the phone to ring
REPLAY IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE
Where: Streaming Online
Length: 2 hours and 45 minutes
What: Streaming web slide show
* Sample Workbook
* The Truth About Protecting Your TV Show Webinar replay Click here for FAQ
How Adora Sold 15 Shows – Replaying NOW
Join us, Mark and Jeanne Simon, for an evening with Adora English, TV creator, producer and media coach. Adora has created and sold 15 of her own series.
Discover her pitch secrets
Avoid pitch-killing mistakes
Get sample treatments
How to attach talent
Step-by-step deal details
…and much, much more
This webinar is for…
TV show creators
Anyone who wants to sell a TV show
REPLAY IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE Length: 2.5 hours
What: Web slide show with audio
Bonuses: 2 Downloadable treatments Adora used to sell shows to NBC and ABC Family.
Value: Thousand $ Click here for FAQ
Reality of Reality TV
Join us, Mark and Jeanne Simon, for a telephone seminar/webinar replaying now where we uncover the dirty little secrets of reality TV that you need to know to pitch your show, produce a reality show, or be cast in one.This webinar is for
TV show creators
REPLAY IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE
Length: 2.5 hours long
What: Web slide show with audio.
Bonuses: Reality treatment template
Breakdown on reality genre and more.
Click here for FAQ
Mark and Jeanne Simon have selected all of the experts based on their extraordinary success and depth of experience.
These webinars ARE NOT videos. The are audio recordings. Most of them are supported visually with live slide shows.
No travel required.
Listen live and to the recordings as many times as you want when you want.
Bonuses alone are worth more than the price of the webinar.
FAQ for Live Webinars and Replays
Bonus Materials?As soon as you register for any class below you will be emailed the information to attend the live event or link for any replays. Bonus material download links (if there are any for your event) are on the Webinar pages. (workbooks are generally available just before each event)
Do I have to travel for these seminars?
No. You may attend from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a phone and an internet connection.
What if live overseas or outside of the U.S.?
This is what is so great about our web-based seminar technology. You can listen to our web-streamed audio/ slideshow without incurring any overseas or out of country phone charges.
What about long distance charges?
When listening by phone, you will be responsible for any applicable long-distance charges. However, we also offer the ability to join us via the web or SKYPE to help you avoid long-distance charges. Our service also has a list of U.S. nationwide local
numbers and some international numbers. You may find these at
Will I be able to listen and watch the slide shows with my iPhone or iPad?
No. Our web streaming audio and slide show are Flash-based. Apple does not support flash on either the iPhone or the iPad yet. You will be able to access the event phone numbers and conference codes on the iPhone and iPad, but you will not be able to access the actual audio or slides shows on the devices.
What if I can’t make the seminar after I pay for it?
Don’t worry. We record every event. A recording of the audio and any applicable slide show will be available for replay
immediately after the event ends.
How can I see any slide shows in your events?
Do I need any special software?
No special software is needed other than the typical Flash players. However, we do not recommend signing in through AOL.com, as there are known compatibility issues.We also recommend you use a recent version of Explorer,You can download the free Flash player plugin online at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.
Can I ask a question before the seminar starts, in case I can’t make the live call?
Yes. You will have access to the event page weeks before the event begins. We have a Submit Questions box on the page which you may use at any time before or during the event.
If I am listening to the seminar online, how will I be able to ask questions?
You may use our Submit Questions box before and during the seminar.
How long do your webinars last?
The actual length varies depending on the questions we get. We like to answer as many as we can. Generally our events are
at least 2 hours.
What if I don’t like your event?
We hope you will get more out of our events than you expect. However, if there is a problem or if you happen not to get
everything you expected, you may ask for a refund within 2 weeks of the program (or 2 weeks of purchasing a replay).
Is there someone I can call if I have a question about one of your events?
Absolutely. You may call our offices at 407-351-0893 from 9-5 EST, Monday – Friday.
If you can’t make the call, you can still ask questions. Use the Submit Questions box on the webinar page (link above.)
We’ll answer your relevant questions so you can listen to the playback at your convenience.
Use Skype to join our webinars with no longdistance charges. Watch a short video on how to join via Skype at:
Dial in using the Skype address ‘joinconference’ and open the dial pad to
enter the conference ID, which is sent to you when you register.
Add ‘joinconference’as a contact.
Select ‘joinconference’ and click on the Call button.
Once the connection is started, click the inverted triangle button to display the options pop-up menu.
Click the “Display Dial Pad” choice to bring up the dial pad.
Enter the conference ID pin code, then click on the pound sign to join the conference.
Note: While the dial pad is displayed, you can also type the numbers and pound sign
(#) on your keyboard instead of clicking on them.
Do not access our webinars using AOL, as there are problems using their system. We have had no problems with Explorer, Mozilla/Firefox or Google Chrome.