Miami Beach Cinematheque. Jan 23rd and 24th, 2010. 10:00 a.m.
Julie Gray is the founder of The Script Department, Hollywood’s premier script coverage service. She also directs the Silver Screenwriting Competition and authors the popular screenwriting blog, Just Effing Entertain Me. Julie consults privately with a wide variety of writers and teaches classes at Warner Bros., The Great American PitchFest, The Creative Screenwriting Expo and San Francisco University in Quito, Ecuador. Julie lives in Los Angeles, California; her book Just Effing Entertain Me is slated for release in late 2010.
Idea to the Page to the Screen: Fearless Writing for the Passionate Screenwriter
This fun, participatory and packed two-day workshop is designed to help aspiring screenwriters learn the tools necessary to not only test ideas for originality but outline effectively and write unforgettable characters for the big screen. Writers will participate in brainstorming exercises, learn about writing cinematically for the screen and come away recharged, inspired and armed to write awesome pages. Day two focuses on strategies for breaking into Hollywood by effectively selling both the story and the writer. Role-playing and pitching in a supportive environment will help writers gain the confidence necessary to navigate the waters of Hollywood with the professionalism, playfulness and fresh perspective that keeps writers sane.
Miami Beach Cinematheque
512 Española Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139