November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am EST - 12:30 pm EST
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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 is an online class. To participate, students must have a stable internet connection with a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.