Update: May 22, 2013
Five-Day Workshop, July 8-12, 2013
NOW TWO SECTIONS
Section 1 - CLOSED - Limited to 12 students - Number of openings left: zero
Section 2 - Limited to 12 students - Number of openings left: 8
How are great TV and film stories created like MODERN FAMILY, BIG BANG THEORY, THE WALKING DEAD, DRIVE, HUGO, INCEPTION or CRAZY, STUPID LOVE?
Here is your chance to learn the craft of screen and television writing to see if you’re the next JJ Abrams, David Chase or Diablo Cody.
At this one-week intensive script writing workshop, you'll learn the elements of storytelling, find your voice as a writer and create your own scripts, as well as learn what it takes to work as a team of writers to develop a television spec script of some of the hottest shows out there. At the end of the course, you’ll have completed a short script, the tools to uncover the mysteries of storytelling, and a collection of exercises to jump-start your creativity.
Nelson Chipman (screenwriter and chair, Department of Cinema and Digital Arts) is a feature film screenwriter who worked in Los Angeles and New York writing, optioning and developing screenplays for a number of directors and production companies.
Rick Hawkins (television writer/producer and artist-in-residence) is an Emmy Award-winning television writer with more than 30 years of experience in television industry in Los Angeles. His most recent series Venus Bound was just sold to Amedia for RENTV in Moscow, Russia.
Who's Eligible: Students entering grades 9 through 12.
$ 475 -- (includes lunch buffet)
$ 825 -- *Resident Students, room, board and tuition (three meals per day).
*Students must be at least 16 years of age to live on campus.
A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve your spot.
Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Lunch break will be from noon to 1 p.m.
Saturday will be a partial day and will consist of cold readings of all scripts by actors.
Participation Agreement (All registered students will need to complete the participation agreement)
Add Camp Hollywood and Receive a 20% Discount Off Tuition
Three-week program, July 8-26, 2013 - Combined Registration Form for Screenwriting and Camp Hollywood
During the first week, you will learn the tools that uncover the mysteries of storytelling for television and film. By the end of the week, you will have written your very own short original screenplay. During weeks two and three, you will fine tune your script, as well as learn the essentials of how to make a great movie.
You’ll learn how to operate the Panasonic HVX-200 HD video camera and how to use and optimize Final Cut Pro editing software to polish your production. At the end of the camp, all the films made will be screened at a mini-film festival.For more information contact us at: 412-392-3456 or email at: email@example.com