Selling to Hollywood Workshop, Oct. 12

So you have a great idea for film or TV, you've found a great piece of material to produce, or you've actually written your own feature length script or TV project... Now what? You need to think in "Hollywood terms"

NALIP Board Member, Development Executive, TV/Film producer and former Literary Manager German Michael Torres (, will discuss the step by step process of how to get that story ready for Hollywood and into the hands of Hollywood Execs and Agents - just has he does with literary clients and projects. Through 6 Story Building Blocks, creative packaging advice, and valuable insight - this workshop takes a hands-on approach to prepare you for Hollywood. It is a necessary tool for writers, directors, and producers wanting to get their stories into the right hands and produced.

Workshop Topics: Story development, Script Polishing Techniques, Project Selling Techniques, Representation Guidance, One-Sheet Instructions, Contact Lists, and Pitching techniques, are among the valuable skills and information discussed that will catapult you unto the next level of your Hollywood career-and into the pitching room. PLUS, time to pitch reality content to GMT.

Selling to Hollywood Workshop
Saturday, October 12th
$45 (Non-Profit PLIE Rate, Add "PLIE" to subject line)
Seating is limited to 10-15 people to create an intimate and personal environment conducive to the process.
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Some Quotes:

"German-Michael Torres is a genius. He really knows his stuff." – Josephina Lopez (Writer, Real Women Have Curves)

"German-Michael strategically and professionally knows how to get things done, skillful storyteller and manager" – Carlos Gallardo (Actor/Director/Producer of El Mariachi,Once Upon A Time In Mexico)

"German is an amazing salesman, creative mind and one hell of a mentor. He not only excels in identifying the essence of what executives want, but manages to morph the creative elements of a writer's pitch into a completely marketable idea so that the executives listening are forced to do nothing but imagine the person on the poster. German Michael Torres will teach you how to sell fire in hell" – Nikki Toscano (Revenge, Las Vegas, Close To Home)

Partial Bio: German Michael Torres packages and produces for TV and Film. He currently has several projects around town including an hour drama with Julia Roberts for ABC. He's sold and produced to WB, Universal, NBC, SyFy Channel, MGM, ABC, Disney, and more. He's represented A-list writers at ICM and as a manager. Some past clients include as Silvio Horta (Ugly Betty) Taylor Hackford (Ray), Tony Gilroy (Michael Crayton, Bourne Identity Movies), Will Scheffer creatorsof Big Love (HBO), and more. He works with agencies like CAA, WME, ICM, Kaplan Stahler, and more! Early Registration: