Dreaming of being a director, screenwriter, producer, or even landing a writer’s assistant gig? Your calling card into this brutally competitive field is your “coverage skills,” the ability to evaluate written material for actors, directors, showrunners, producers, and studio execs.
In this one-day class, veteran development exec Nikki Levy (“Frost/Nixon”, “Epic”) teaches you the ABC’s of this invaluable skill, as well as the studio methodology for coverage. You’ll gain a unique perspective on how agents and development executives review submissions which can prove invaluable for the success of your own projects. By the end of the class, you’ll have evaluated two scripts and have learned everything you need to know to ace that studio interview!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Writing Pad West (10445 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024)
Note: Class will be limited to 10 students.
About the Instructor:
A seasoned development executive, Nikki Levy served as Vice President of Wedge Works, a feature film production company with a deal at Fox Animation where she developed the animated film, EPIC. Prior to that, she was Director of Development at Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment where she oversaw and developed comedies, as well as served as executive on the Academy Award-nominated film FROST/NIXON. She got her start at the Oxygen Network in New York, and cut her Los Angeles teeth in the Endeavor mail room before becoming an assistant and then story editor to Producer, Alison Greenspan at Di Novi Pictures (SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS).