Ken Rotcop

1-Day Workshop

“Sell Your Idea, Book, Play or Film Script to Hollywood

We’ll start when an idea for a movie pops in your head and take you all the way to walking down the red carpet at the premier of your movie…and cover all the anguished steps in between.  Stuff they don’t teach you in books or college!

Learn to Sell Yourself & Your Idea with an award-winning writer, former Hollywood studio executive and a pitching pro Oprah called “the best in the business!”

WHEN: Saturday, June 30, 1 – 6 p.m.

COST: $99


FLORENCE, ITALY  – October 8-14, 2012

Global Writing Adventures – Florence Writers Retreat

From La Dolce Vita to Life is Beautiful to Cinema Paradiso, Italy loves its films and film makers! Join fellow screenwriters (of all levels) and writers who want to convert their books, stories or ideas into films! Set in the artistic heart of Italy, join award-winning writer and former Creative Head of four Hollywood studios, Ken Rotcop, who produced blockbusters such as The GraduateCharlotte’s Web, etc. Enjoy 20+ hours of writing instruction and feedback from the writing teacher Oprah calls “the best in the business.” {More details here}

WHEN: October 8-14, 2012

COST: $999


BIO: Ken Rotcop, the acknowledged Grand Master of Pitching, is the creator and owner of PitchMart, an internationally recognized pitch festival for writers and development executives. He was the first to establish the bridge between unknown aspiring screenwriters and Hollywood. 

As a former Creative Head of four Hollywood studios including Embassy Pictures, Cannon TV, Trans World Productions and Hanna-Barbera, Ken supervised The Lion in Winter, Carnal Knowledge, The Graduate, and Charlotte’s Web. 

As a screenwriter, Rotcop’s most prestigious production (which he both wrote and produced) was For Us, the Living: The Story of Medgar Evers, which starred Laurence Fishburne. Among his many honors, he is the winner of the Writer’s Guild Award, the Image Award, and the Neil Simon Award. 

Rotcop is the subject of an award-winning feature-length documentary titled Talk Fast. His latest book, The Perfect Pitch – 2nd Edition, recently released along with his latest DVDs, Let’s Sell Your Script! and Secrets of Animation.

His first musical, Mama Cass, is scheduled to open 2012. 

“Before you can get someone to read your screenplay you have to know how to pitch them on the idea. Ken Rotcop is the master at teaching writers how to pitch. Remember, it’s all in the pitch!” – Oprah Winfrey