The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

"The Perfect Pitch" & Screenwriting Conference coming to western MA

WHAT: BFMC's Film & Media Exchange, "The Perfect Pitch"
WHEN: Saturday, October 20th, 9:30am - 4: 30pm
WHERE: Sheraton Monarch Place, Springfield, MA

Are you a screenwriter, novelist, director, producer, aspiring writer or just have a great idea?
We're bringing Hollywood to you!
Join us at BFMC's Film & Media Exchange "The Perfect Pitch"

Renowned Hollywood script consultant, pitch expert and author, PILAR ALESSANDRA will be teaching two seminars: Character/Dialogue Intensive -providing fun, actionable writing tools that help you create strong characters, heightened motional moments, and memorable dialogue. And "The Perfect Pitch" where you will learn the template for successful pitching. Pilar will guide you through the elements you need to express your story, your inspiration and your characters so that industry professionals lean in and say, "yes!"  Several people will have the opportunity to Pitch to Pilar for feedback.

Plus, learn about the legal aspects of Pitching your Project with Daniel Fierst of Fierst, Kane, Bloomberg LLP.

Saturday, October 20th
9:30am - 4: 30pm
Sheraton Monarch Place, Springfield, MA
Accommodations available. Contact Steve Keegan 413.263.2009

Early Registrations ends October 15th!
Seating is limited!

Click HERE for tickets and more information

A little secret....after the Exchange Pilar will be teaching at the American Film Market in LA to hundreds of people. You don't want to miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to be in a small, intimate setting with one of Hollywood's most respected consultants!

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