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August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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  • Summer 2021
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  • Online
Room: Classroom 4

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The Business Behind Screenwriting

Talent is only one part of being a successful screenwriter. Navigating the complicated movie industry, with its many layers of professional personnel, is another. Working as a professional feature film screenwriter demands an understanding of development, rewrites, genres, marketability, drafts, studios, unions, and much more. This class provides a thorough explanation of all facets of the unique business of being a professional feature film screenwriter.

Learn how to register your script and position it to become a feature film. Learn how to find a literary agent and manager and what can realistically be expected from them. Learn what is involved in working with producers, production companies, and studio executives. Join us!

Please note: This class or event will be held online (using Zoom or a similar live platform). To participate, students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register.

Prerequisite: Open to: writers with some screenwriting experience