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Shonda Rhimes Shares Her Tips on Pitching TV Shows Effectively

1. You need to learn how to pitch effectively to be successful and have your show picked up. 2. Well-constructed pitch is visual, quick and easy to portray the show’s central characters and the core concept. 3. Think about how you could describe your show to your listeners, so they could see saleable aspects of the show. 4. According to Shonda, a good pitch should: Start with the premise of the show. Explain the world of the show. Introduce the characters. Explain what the pilot is about. Be authentic and help your listeners connect emotionally with the characters. You will have to talk about how many episodes you have planned. Wrap it up and thank everyone for listening. Your pitch shouldn’t be longer than 5–10 minutes.

What Motivates Your Audience?

Motivating an audience to stick with the story you have created is an art form. Creating a piece of art that will get your audience trapped in that piece, wanting more from the story, is something every writer aspires to. However, the question for many writers has always been what is this amazingly magical ingredient that could help writers motivate their audience to stick with the story. Below you will find a list of a few ingredients to consider while trying to reach your audience with your story: 1. The audience doesn’t want to be just a casual observer. Your audience wants to be engaged in the story so do everything you can to engage them. 2. The audience wants to be given clues to put the whole story together in their heads. 3. Surprise your audience with a reversal now and then. Surprise them with something they didn’t see coming. This turn of events will make their experience more exciting and satisfying. 4. Don’t create something that seems or feels too unbelievable for the …

Reverse – Short Film

Angela is a very lonely woman. She hasn’t been in a relationship for quite a while. At the moment she spends most of her time trying to discover who she is and what she wants from life. At one point Angela decides to create a perfect man. For the creation to be as good as she would want to, she uses magic. When the man appears in her life, he turns out to be an angel. “Reverse” is a story of self-discovery on both sexual and personal level that happens to every woman in her lifetime.    

European Cinema (1895 – 1945)

European Cinema  (1895 – 1945) Europe is regarded as the birthplace of the modern cinema. It was in Paris where the first public cinematographic projection ever took place, and from there it spread all over the world. The first filmmakers were the Lumiere brothers, August and Luis, and amongst their first movies, made in 1895, that were ever shown in public were – Sortie des Usines Lumière à Lyon (Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory) and L’Arrive d’un train en gare de La Ciotat (literally the arrival of a train at La Ciotat Station). Europe is regarded as the birthplace of the modern cinema. It was in Paris where the first public cinematographic projection ever took place, and from there it spread all over the world. The first filmmakers were the Lumiere brothers, August and Luis, and amongst their first movies, made in 1895, that were ever shown in public were – Sortie des Usines Lumière à Lyon (Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory) and L’Arrive d’un train en gare de La Ciotat (literally the arrival of a train at La …