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Sizzle or Fizzle? What works?

The agenda for the fifth edition of Realscreen West is rapidly taking shape and the conference is well on its way to reaching sellout capacity. Over 300 international delegates have ...
April 2, 2013

The agenda for the fifth edition of Realscreen West is rapidly taking shape and the conference is well on its way to reaching sellout capacity. Over 300 international delegates have confirmed their spots at the must-attend West Coast conference for content creators, broadcasters and distributors of unscripted entertainment.

It’s no secret that in today’s pitching environment, a sizzle reel can make or break your chances of moving forward to a greenlight. But what are the ingredients of a successful sizzle, and how much of your resources should you sink into one? At Sizzle or Fizzle see some real-life examples of what works, what doesn’t and learn how to craft a sizzle that reels them in.





Jenny Daly


President

T Group Productions

Scott Gurney


Owner

Gurney Productions

Marc Juris


EVP and COO

truTV





Rita Mullin


EVP Programming
and Development

OWN

Eric Schotz


President & CEO

LMNO Productions

Amir Shahkhalili


Agent

WME

 

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About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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