Guest Expert

Doug Eboch + Ken Aguado - "Demystifying the Pitching Process"

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 3:30pm PST | 6:30pm EST

About Our Guest Experts:

Douglas Eboch is a professional screenwriter and director who wrote the original screenplay for the movie “Sweet Home Alabama” starring Reese Witherspoon, which set a box office record for a September opening. He also wrote the game “Nightmare Cove” and the children’s play “Sleepover at the Stables,” which has been performed hundreds of times around the U.S. The Scriptwriter’s Network awarded him the Carl Sautter Screenwriting Award for Best New Voice in Feature Films. He has a BA in Film Production and an MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California. Doug currently teaches screenwriting and pitching at Art Center College of Design and screenwriting workshops for the Singapore Media Academy. He writes the popular screenwriting blog “Let’s Schmooze.”

Ken Aguado is an independent producer. His most recent film, “Standing Up,” was written and directed by DJ Caruso and will be released later this year. He has produced several other films including “The Salton Sea,” for Warner Bros., “Ticker,” which premiered on USA Network, “Crazy as Hell,” which was distributed theatrically by Artistic License and “Sexual Life,” written and directed by Ken Kwapis for Showtime. Prior to his producing career, Mr. Aguado was a production executive for several companies including Kings Road Entertainment, Miller-Boyett Productions and The Badham/Cohen Group.

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