Next Gen Screenwriters Program

 

 

Event Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018 || Speaker: Melessa Y. Sargent  || Check-in: 1:30 pm ||

This workshop is to engage youth in literary and creative education through the art and craft of script writing. The main purpose is to expose teens who might be interested in pursuing a career in television and feature film writing. This class, which is for teens ONLY ~ ages 12 – 17,  will discuss the basics of learning how to write a script and then what to do with it once it’s written. See more details below:

Some basic information:

  • Story
  • Character
  • First 10 pages
  • Dialogue
  • Visualization and more

 

More details:

Melessa Sargent

As President and CEO of The Scriptwriters Network Foundation, Inc., aka Scriptwriters Network (SWN), Melessa Sargent’s goal is to guide the organization to realize its full potential as the premier educational organization and resource for writers in the industry.

She helms a network that values working with new and emerging talents and focuses on the importance that it plays for its production company members.

Melessa’s experience is multi-faceted. She was trained as a dancer in ballet, tap and jazz, and as a print model for fashion magazines. A regional winner of Star Search (Singing), Melessa has experience both behind and in front of the camera, acting in commercials and dramatic roles. She has also produced and written the following TV shows: Missing: Have You Seen Me?, Our Mysterious Island, and Pictures. Melessa has completed several feature and TV scripts, including a family drama and a TV pilot.

Check-in begins at 1:30 pm.
Event starts at 2:00 pm – ends at 4:00 pm

 

For more information on this event, please contact: 

Andrea Jacomet
Volunteer Coordinator / Youth Services
Hemet Public Library
300 E. Latham Ave
Hemet, CA 92543
951-765-3852

 

This event is sponsored by:

Lynne Spreen
Diamond Valley Writers Guild