The DSA Welcomes Danny Manus
The No B.S. Guide to Pitching and Pitchfests
Friday, September 21 at 7:00 PM - KD College Dallas (Doors open at 6:30)
Members are FREE, Non-members Pay $10 at the Door
Danny Manus, an in-demand script consultant and CEO of No Bullscript Consulting (www.nobullscript.net), will be DSA’s September guest speaker. His topic is “The No B.S. Guide to Pitching and Pitchfests” and will cover the do's and don'ts of pitchfests and pitching strategies; who should be pitching and who shouldn't, what you should and should not be pitching; what execs are really looking for; how to prepare your pitch; what to include in your first minute; making first impressions; step by step mechanics of pitching at pitchfests; the perfect trailer pitch; how an exec hears/interprets a pitch; the magic one sheet; horror stories: and Q&A.
Danny Manus is the author of “No B.S. for Screenwriters: Advice from the Executive Perspective” and was ranked one of the Top 15 “Cream of the Crop” script consultants in Creative Screenwriting Magazine in 2010. He was previously the Director of Development for Clifford Werber Productions (Cinderella Story, Sydney White), Development Consultant for Eclectic Pictures and the DOD at Sandstorm Films (The Covenant, 8MM2), which had a first look deal at Screen Gems. He is also attached to produce several projects independently, is a columnist for Business of Show Institute and Script Magazine, and teaches seminars and workshops across the country. Manus holds a B.S. degree in Television with a concentration in Screenwriting from Ithaca College.