Our New Model For Pitch Workshops And Competitions

By Pete Machalek | June 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Saturday, May 21 at the Northwest Screenwriter’s Guild, Bill and I offered a workshop on powerful pitching, followed by a unique brand of pitch critique for participants in a pitch competition. In both the training and the judging, we tag-teamed as a writer/director to cover both the story being pitched, and you as the presenter…

Friday Night With A School Of Fish And A Flock Of Geese

By Pete Machalek | June 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

  I have to admit, I felt a bit like a fish out of water in a convention of screenwriters, where Bill seemed completely at home, swimming in the school of fish. That’s because Bill is a writer and I’m a director. It’s not like we don’t all talk about movies, but writers operate on…

NWSG: There And Back Again

By Dean Hyers | June 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Okay…we’re catching up on some sleep and some emails and it’s Bill’s wife’s (Robbye) birthday.  That means it’s probably going to be tomorrow before we’re able to share with you all the cool, fun, and amazing highlights of our recent speaking engagement with the Northwest Screenwriters Guild. BUT!  We wanted to make certain we shared…

Bill & Dean's Excellent Adventure

By Dean Hyers | May 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

Whew! Here we are in Seattle, WA. And can we just say–the NWSG rocks! They booked us in a place called the Hotel Sorento, aka our favorite hotel in the Universe. The service is nothing short of topnotch, the hotel itself is a thing or rare beauty, and when we checked in they asked us…

Welcome To The SagePresence Blog!

By Dean Hyers | May 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Lights! Camera! …Type? Sure as shootin’! Scores of people have been asking us when we’re going to take our methods and perspectives to the blogshpere, and we’re happy to say that time is now. One of the difficult things about being just three guys is that we can’t be everywhere at once, and we miss…



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