Getting Projects from Paper to Production with Cathryn Michon & Judy Carter




Getting Your Projects from Paper to Production with Cathryn Michon & Judy Carter
Learn how to greenlight YOUR project!

Are you feeling left out of showbiz?
Do you have a great idea for a movie but don’t know where to begin?
Have you been struggling to get an agent and get cast ?

Comic, actress, and director Cathryn Michon was also feeling left out of Hollywood, dying to make something of her own. And guess what? SHE DID IT. She wrote a screenplay, she raised the money to do it, she directed it, she starred in it, and now her full feature motion picture co-starring David Arquette, Retta, Dot Marie Jones and so many more premiered last week and will be in 25 cities and has a 94% rating on RottenTomatoes.

Learn how the power of filmmaking is now, literally, in your own hands.

How to raise money for your project
5 mistakes that will torpedo your project
How to market your project
How to enlist others to support your project financially and emotionally

“Thanks for your stories of inspiration.
“Extremely worthwhile session.”
“Inspiring, informative phone seminar on getting your project from paper to production.”

Cathryn Michon
Award-winning writer, performer, director, comedian, improviser, producer
Cathryn Michon is an award-winning comic, actress, improvisor, screenwriter and book author who got her start in the touring company of Chicago’s famed The Second City. She has been a writer for Emmy Award winning TV series like China Beach and Designing Women and is, with her writing partner W. Bruce Cameron, a screenwriter of the upcoming Dreamworks film, A Dog’s Purpose, and the Temple Hill/Fox 2000 film The Dogs of Christmas. As a stand-up comic, she has appeared in clubs and in major festivals like The Montreal Comedy Festival and The Toyota Comedy Festival and was a regular guest on NBC’s The Today Show. She was the host for three seasons of AMC’s cult hit Grrl Genius at the Movies, where she showed some of the greatest chick flicks of all time. She co-wrote, produced and starred in the feature film Cook Off! (which was adapted from her book The Grrl Genius Guide to Life) with Melissa McCarthy (Oscar nominee Bridesmaids) and Wendi McLendon-Covey (Reno 911, Bridesmaids) which won a jury award at the HBO Aspen Comedy Film Festival. She also is Co-Writer/Director of the upcoming film Muffin Top: A Love Story, adapted from her novel The Grrl Genius Guide to Sex (With Other People). She Co-wrote/directed and produced the film, which she stars in with Melissa Peterman (Fargo) Marissa Jaret Winokur (Tony Winner, Hairspray) Haylie Duff (Napoleon Dynamite) David Arquette (Scream) Retta (Parks and Recreation) Maria Bamford (Arrested Development) and many more comedy all-stars.

Judy Carter, author of “The Comedy Bible” and “The Message of You”
Judy Carter is the acclaimed and bestselling author of “The Comedy Bible,” which was called by the Washington Post, :The number one comedy essential of 2010,” and was touted by Oprah Winfrey on her show. Judy’s appeared on over a hundred television shows, was nominated for Atlantic City’s Entertainer of the Year, and has shared the stage with Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, and Lily Tomlin. Judy has keynoted for over 1,000 companies, sharing the platform with Deepak Chopra, Andrea Mitchell and Bill Clinton. Her new book, “The Message of You (St. Martin’s Press), teaches how to use life stories to inspire others and advance their careers.


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