Everything The writer Needs to Know About Independent Film, but was afraid to ask:

Event Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014 – UPDATED || Speaker: Brian Herskowitz || Check-in: 12:30 pm || UPDATE:  NEW SPEAKER   What scripts are most likely to get made and why?  How to go about independently producing a low to ultra-low budget script?  How much time should the writer put into the budget?  What about genre?  What are some […]

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Hollywood Story Structure

Event Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014 || Speaker: Robin Brown || Check-in: 12:30 pm || Hollywood films that use the Protagonist/Antagonist form are those where a character leaves a flawed world and travels to a better one that is 180 degrees from the world he/she left. While all Hollywood cinema is ultimately about salvation or […]

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How Women Writers Have Changed Our Screens

Event Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014 || Speaker: Jacque Edmonds Cofer & Kellie Griffin  || Check-in: 12:30 pm || The nature of storytelling in both Film and TV demands a wide range of voices to keep audiences interested. This discussion will address whether the situation is changing and where women writers can find writing opportunities, support and […]

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The Legal and Business Aspects of Writing for Film and Television

Event Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 || Speaker: Paul Levine || Check-in: 12:30 pm || The nuts and bolts of the business of writing are as essential to a writer’s success as the writer’s work itself. How does a writer get an agent and an attorney? How does the writer’s work get sold and how is the writer compensated? What […]

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