Development 101 workshop: How to develop and pitch your concepts


Silver Drawing Academy
Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)
Los Angeles, CA

Got an amazing idea? The next Adventure Time or Sponge Bob? but don’t know how to put it all together? Want to develop your concept into a cohesive, sellable pitch? Then this is the workshop for you! We’ll learn what goes into putting together all the essential elements needed for a solid animated series bible. Topics covered include; creating your logline, springboards as well as character descriptions and personality interactions, all essential elements needed to pitch your idea to the networks.

We’ll develop a concept on the fly and do a mock bible so you can truly learn the steps it takes to get the job done and apply it to your own ideas! Come learn how to develop your concept for pitching and for graphic novels/comics!

Mike Milo is a 2 time Emmy award winning,  6 time nominated animator, director, writer, producer and designer. He has worked for most of animation’s major studios including Cartoon Network, Disney, Nickelodeon, Titmouse, Renegade, Warner Bros, Universal, Sony, Film Roman and Hanna Barbera. In addition he has had 9 development deals and 6 pilots to date and hopes to add to that this year. Most recently Mike finished up writing and drawing for Disney TV’s Phineas & Ferb as well as directing the new Disney show Randy Cunningham, 9th Grade Ninja at Titmouse. Last year ago he launched Animation Insider a site devoted to interviewing animation artists.
During all that time he has managed to co-produce two wonderful daughters, which are his best work to date.

Supplies you will need:

If you have a laptop or iPad so you can access the internet that will be great.

A ream of 8.5×11 paper

Pencils, pens.

See you there!

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  1. Wow cooooool…this is nice! you are such a great artist!!!

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