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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Based On: A Non-Lawyer's Guide To Acquiring Film & TV Rights From Everywhere

Intellectual property is king in Hollywood. But how does a screenwriter get the motion picture and television rights to works like books, novels, comics, plays and life stories? Ken Aguado tells you how. Ken is a veteran producer and author who has been working for over 25 years as a studio executive, producer, author and screenwriter.

SPEAKER: KEN AGUADO

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 Ken:

5 Key Elements Of A Perfect Hollywood Pitch (with Doug Eboch)