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SCREENWRITING 101 - Los Angeles | 7 Weeks | Starts Jan 24th
Tuesday Nights 7pm-10pm | $315 before 1/3/17.

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Classes are at The Space Station in Hollywood

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 | TBA

At The Clubhouse in Los Feliz

Screenwriting 201 is flesh out the outline first cracked in 101. The class is less academic and far more hands-on in its approach. With 101 focusing on concepts and big picture ideas of cinematic storytelling, 201 is about the the actual words on the page. This is where the students do the writing.
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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…

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STORY AND PLOT STRUCTURE - Houston | 1 Day
10am-4pm | $95 | | UH Campus | Discounts Available

Next 1 Day Workshop TBA


The 1-Day Story Structure Workshop focuses on building a structure from the ground up by making several key decisions early on that ease the burden on the author and puts it where it belongs: the story. This process focuses more on scenes and sequences rather than plot points to maximize the dramatic impact as well as the commercial viability of the project. The blank page will be less intimidating than ever…

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

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

STORY AND PLOT
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.