Learn the Craft Of Screenwriting

January 26th, 2013

at the Carlsbad Dove Library

Come Learn the Craft Of Screenwriting with Marni!
Have you ever dreamed of taking your work to the big screen?

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This fun and interactive workshop will include:

  • The Differences between Screenwriting and Novel writing
  • The Basics of Adaptation - How to take your novel and turn it into a screenplay
  • Creating a marketable film story idea
  • Loglines, what are they and how to use them
  • Utilizing the Hero's Journey to Sell Your Work
  • The 10 Most Popular Genres in Hollywood
  • 6 Simple Steps to Screenplay Structure
  • An introduction to utilizing the Beat Sheet.- a vital tool that will shape your screenwriting forever

Note: If people e-mail me in advance, I can send them the handouts (otherwise can e-mail them after the lecture/workshop)

Marni Freedman is a produced, published and award winning writer. After graduating as an award winning student from the USC School of Filmic Writing, Marni began her career with her play, “Two Goldsteins on Acid,” which was produced in Los Angeles. She worked as a script doctor for Fox Searchlight, Disney, and other film companies and worked as a script agent for the Mary Sue Seymour Agency. One of her plays was made into a film, “Playing Mona Lisa,” and was produced by Disney. She has published articles in several magazines and online sites, worked as a ghost writer for a “how to” book series and is currently in demand as a book editor and script doctor. Currently, around San Diego, you can find Marni teaching writing workshops at San Diego Writers Ink, UCSD Extension and running the popular San Diego Screenwriter’s group, The Writer’s Circle.

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