The 5 Elements To A Perfect Pitch: Mastering The Hollywood Pitch

Pitching is crucial to the success of any creative artist in Hollywood. But pitching is a difficult, mysterious process for most writers. In clear language, suitable for the beginner or the seasoned Hollywood professional, this workshop breaks down the pitching process step by step. With decades of combined experience working in Hollywood as buyers, sellers and teachers, producer Ken Aguado and screenwriter Douglas J. Eboch, authors of THE HOLLYWOOD PITCHING BIBLE, will demystify the pitching process. If you want to work in the Hollywood creative community, you must know how to pitch. This workshop will show you how.


Douglas J. Eboch is a screenwriter and director best known for writing the original screenplay for SWEET HOME ALABAMA. He has also written content for games such as NIGHTMARE COVE and DWELLINGS OF ELDERVALE. He is the author of THE THREE STAGES OF SCREENWRITING and co-author, with producer Ken Aguado, of THE HOLLYWOOD PITCHING BIBLE. You can follow him on Twitter at @dougeboch or on Instagram at @douglaseboch

Ken Aguado has been working in Hollywood for over 25 years as a studio executive, producer, author and screenwriter. His most recent films are Miracle on 42nd Street which had its PBS broadcast premiere in December 2018 and the theatrical film An Interview with God (2018), which he wrote and produced. His other produced credits include The Salton Sea(Warner Bros), Sexual Life (Showtime), Standing Up (ARC) and many more.Ken is a frequent guest speaker at film schools and entertainment industry events around the world. He is also the co-author of “The Hollywood Pitching Bible,” a text book used at film schools across the country — now in its 3rd edition. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kaguado.

Other classes at Story Expo by Doug and Ken:

Based On: A Non-Lawyer's Guide to Acquiring Film and Television Right From Everywhere (Ken Aguado)

Developing Your First Feature Film (Doug Eboch)