[Video]: Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan talks about pitching the series

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Okay I admit I was going to stop this Breaking Bad thing. Well, too Bad. Here I am again with a piece that will inspire some of you. If you thought you have to be naturally charismatic to pitch successfully, have a look at Vince Gilligan.


Says Gilligan: “I don’t think I was boring these guys but they had this faraway look in their eyes of “What the f- hell is this guy telling us”. And as I’m pitching I’m hearing myself out loud I’m thinking this is insane, no-one is ever gonna buy this as a TV show. Anyway, so I go home they shake hands and I would go home like ‘this is a waste of time’.”


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Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplay at age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in international movie rights acquisition, script development and production. He has trained and consulted to filmmakers all over the world, including award-winning screenwriters, and Academy Award nominees. Karel founded this website, as well as Logline.it!, ranks among the most influential people for screenwriting on social media, and speaks more than a handful of European languages (which should come in handy in his present hometown of Sydney, Australia).

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