[Video]: Learn The Art Of Pitching From The Writers Of Despicable Me

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Screenwriters Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio of Universal’s animated anti-hero comedy animationDespicable Me discuss why they’re so glad they don’t have to pitch anymore – and how they succeeded by made pitching fun. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, let us know in the …

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