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STORY AND PLOT STRUCTURE - Houston | 1 Day | March 26th, 2016
10am-4pm | $95 | | UH Campus | REGISTER | Discounts Available |

The 1-Day Story Structure Workshop focuses on building a story structure from the ground up by making several key decisions early on that will ease the burden on the author in subsequent story decisions. This process focuses more on scenes and sequences rather than plot points to maximize the dramatic impact as well as commercial viability of the project. The blank page will have never seemed less intimidating…


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SCREENWRITING 101 - LOS ANGELES | 6 Weeks | Starts January 20th
Wednesday Nights 7pm-10pm | $315.00 | SOLD OUT

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Despite its name, Screenwriting 101 is geared to both new and experienced screenwriters alike. The focus of the 6 weeks is a further understanding of story structure well beyond the three act paradigm. The class will push the writer to structure their story through scenes and sequences rather than independent "plot points" so to maximize dramatic momentum and emotional resonance.


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SCREENWRITING 201 - LOS ANGELES | 6 Weeks | Starts January 30th
Saturday Afternoons 12pm-3pm | $315.00 | REGISTER | SOLD OUT

This class is designed to write the detailed outline and opening act of the screenplay conceived in Screenwriting 101. The class will focus on sequence and scene work with students writing pages between class.


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THE BLOG: This Might Be What’s Wrong With Your Spec Pilot
I’ve been able to read a lot of spec sitcom pilots in the last couple years. Mostly from friends and acquaintances within the Los Angeles improv/comedy scene. The shortcomings of these scripts has been surprisingly consistent. Keep in mind, these are very funny, talented writers so neither of those two things are an issue…


STORY AND PLOT is a screenwriting seminar taught by a professional screenwriter with a passion for teaching that matches his passion for writing.

focuses on clarifying your story ideas and then using that clarity to effectively and efficiently tell your story to the reader.

is designed to clear out the clutter of an over-crowded market of screenplay instruction.

STORY AND PLOT will help you see story structure for what it is: a liberating framework to help you best tell your story.

STORY AND PLOT will simplify your choices, not complicate them.

STORY AND PLOT will help the screenwriter, the director, producer and development executive alike.

STORY AND PLOT will absolutely take your film work to the next level and beyond.