The 11 Fundamental Questions: A Guide to a Better Screenplay

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Event Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017 || Speaker: Aaron Mendelsohn || Check-in: 12:30 pm ||

In this informative seminar, screenwriter Aaron Mendelsohn shares the “11 Questions” method he’s been using to improve his story-breaking process and sell more screenplays and pilots.


**The deadline has passed and REGISTRATION is now CLOSED for this event. Please view our calendar for upcoming events.
Check-in begins at 12:30 pm.
Event starts at 1:00 pm.

No Refunds. No Credits.


Aaron Mendelsohn is a screenwriter, professor and the Secretary-Treasurer of the Writers Guild of America West. He is best known for co-creating and co-writing the successful AIR BUD family film franchise, which has sired eleven sequels to date.

Currently Aaron is developing the drama series BAD MEDICINE for the Spike Network and the television movie Like Cats & Dogs for the Hallmark Channel. He recently wrote the feature PRINCES for Warner Bros and producer Akiva Goldsman, the drama pilot THE ASSOCIATE for Sony and executive producer David Shore, and the animated pilot HOODS for Cartoon Network. Other produced projects include the ABC Family holiday movie THE 12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS, the Lifetime TV movie CHANGE OF HEART, the Fox TV series KINDRED: THE EMBRACED, the kids TV pilot THE ADVENTURES OF TAXI DOG, the family feature THE THREE INVESTIGATORS: THE SECRET OF TERROR CASTLE, and the independent feature CHAPTER ZERO, which he also directed. Aaron has also written film and TV projects for Fox, New Line, Showtime, Paramount, New Regency, Hasbro Studios, Bob Yari, Lightstorm, and Arnold Kopelson.

Prior to being elected Secretary-Treasurer of the WGAW, Aaron served five terms on the Board of Directors. He currently teaches screenwriting at Loyola-Marymount University. He is represented by Paul Weitzman at the Abrams Artists Agency.

Twitter: amendelsohn



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Westside Pavillion
Community Room B
10800 West Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

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**Parking – first 3 hours free. Plenty of parking.

Meeting Timeframe: 1:00 pm to approximately 3:00 pm.

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