Making the Jump into Hollywood

Occurred on Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Guest Speaker: Michele Wallerstein

Original event synopsis

Hello San Diego Filmmakers!!

Come out and experience another great SD Filmmakers event with our special guest Michele Wallerstein (Author, Screenplay, Novel and Career Consultant). She will come and share helpful advice in "MAKING THE JUMP INTO HOLLYWOOD".  She will talk about successful networking, how to give the studios what they want, getting an agent/manager, and much more.


Michele Wallerstein is an Author, and Screenplay, Novel and Career Consultant, whose work with writers includes helping them get their work into shape so that it is marketable for the Hollywood community and/or the publishing world. Michele’s career consulting also consists of private meetings where she can answer all of the questions that new writers have about their creative work as well as questions about the business side of their creative life. Prior to becoming a consultant, Michele was a Hollywood literary agent where she represented Writers, Directors and Producers in Motion Pictures, Movies for Television and Television Series. Michele served as Executive Vice-President of Women In Film and was on the Board of Directors for many years. She owned The Wallerstein Company and guided the careers of writers such as Larry Hertzog (Tin Man, La Femme Nikita, 24) Christopher Lofton (Robinson Crusoe, Call of the Wild, Scarlett, True Women), Peter Bellwood (Highlander, La Femme Nikita), J. Stanford Parker (Booty Call, Married With Children, The Hughley’s), and many others. Michele has been a guest Speaker at numerous Film Festivals, Pitch Fests and Writer’s Groups all cross the Country. She teaches the ins and outs of the navigating the world of Hollywood.

Michele is the author of: “MIND YOUR BUSINESS: A Hollywood Literary Agent’s Guide To Your Writing Career”

Door Prizes this Month:

Thanks to our friends at Videomaker Magazine we will be giving away  Training DVDs on Advanced Editing and Advanced Shooting.

What you need to do:

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