You’ve worked hard to hone that super-fly pilot premise with hysterical characters, a compelling world, and an amazing pilot episode. So what’s next? A pitch meeting with a network exec, perhaps? Enter Natalie Gergely, Former Manager of TV Comedy Development and Tara Schuster, Director of Development and Original Programming at Comedy Central. In this three week Los Angeles comedy pitching class, Natalie will take you through the pitch process, one step at a time. In the first session, you’ll cover pitch etiquette, laying the hook, performance, fielding questions and taking notes. In the second session, she will help you hone the pitch and give you detailed feedback in a private 1-on-1 meeting. The third session includes a visit from Tara simulating a real pitch session with notes. The rest is history. Overall deal not included.
Instructor: Natalie Gergely with special guest Tara Schuster
May 4, 11, 18 (2 Thurs. nights, 1 one on one consult)
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Cost: $300 (includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad East (688 S Santa Fe Ave. #312, Los Angeles, CA 90064)
Note: class will be limited to 10 students
Natalie Gergely is transitioning to a Comedy Central writing role. Up until mid-August 2016, she was a Manager, Original Programming and Development at Comedy Central. She got her start in 2011 working for the President of Original Programming and Development at Comedy Central. Natalie watched hits like Broad City...Read More »
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Tara Schuster is Director of Development and Original Programming at Comedy Central. She is currently the Co-Executive in Charge of Production for @midnight with Chris Hardwick, Another Period, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, and the upcoming scripted narrative Detroiters. Before joining Development she was the Digital Producer of the...Read More »
A payment plan for this class is 3 weekly payments of $122.67. All payment plans include an additional $50 admin fee and a small credit card processing fee which is built into each weekly payment. Your card will automatically be charged once per week for 3 weeks until your class is paid off. At minimum, you must pay for each class meeting before it meets. Once you sign up for a payment plan, you are responsible for paying in full regardless of your class attendance. Rejected payment transactions are subject to an additional $25 fee. FOR A PAYMENT PLAN CLICK HERE.
EMAIL INFO@WRITINGPAD.COM OR CALL 323-333-2954 IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS.
All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.