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Big Apple Film Festival invites you to a one time only workshop "How To Develop Your Screenplay", presented by The Learning Annex and hosted by Eric Robinson, Senior Vice President of Production and Development at The Weinstein Company.

How to Develop Your Screenplay with Eric Robinson of The Weinstein Company

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 from 06:45 PM to 09:30 PM

April 1, 2008

Are you kicking around an idea in your head for a screenplay - but don't know how to get started? Or do you have a finished script - but it's gathering dust on a shelf?

Let Eric Robinson , SVP of Production and Development at The Weinstein Company demystify the art and craft of screenwriting - and tell you how to write your scripts and get them sold!

He will teach you:

  • How to package your script
  • How to structure a saleable screenplay
  • How to refine your promising first draft into a marketable script
  • The Secrets of a compelling pitch letter
  • The Most Effective Way to get Your Script to the Right Producers or Agents

Eric Robinson is SVP of Production and Development at The Weinstein Company overseeing all animation for the company and a slate of live action feature films. He started out in NYC at the William Morris Agency mailroom as an Agent Trainee. He soon got promoted to work as a talent agent's assistant at the agency, working with actors such as John Leguizamo and Chloe Sevigny. In November of 2000, Eric left William Morris to become the executive assistant to Harvey Weinstein at Miramax Films in NYC. Working and traveling with Harvey on such films as Gangs of New York, Kill Bill and Cold Mountain, Eric got promoted to Director of Development and Production in April of 2003. Eric worked at Miramax until its crossover into The Weinstein Company in October of 2005.

Course 404ENY, Section A
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 from 6:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Manhattan

To register for this course go to BAFF and The Learning Annex > Local Classes > New York > How to Develop Your Screenplay > Eric Robinson of The Weinstein Company. Click on coupon on the upper right hand corner. Type in coupon "screenplay."

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