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Saturday, March 30th, 2-5:00 PM

$120 ($96 for Paragraph Members)

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Deb Shoval

The Phases of Writing Award-Winning Films

In this information-packed workshop taught by a Sundance and Tribeca award-winning writer/director, we will discuss the phases of writing (& directing) successful, relevant films.

Some topics we’ll touch on include:

  • strong beginnings, middles and ends;

  • the building blocks of a dramatic scene;

  • how and when to integrate critical feedback;

  • tools & habits to encourage a productive lifelong artistic journey

This workshop is for screenwriters, novelists, directors, editors, actors, storytellers and visual artists and artists working in any medium, at any level. There will be time for questions on a variety of topics.

Deb Shoval is a Sundance and Tribeca award-winning fiction filmmaker. Her first feature film AWOL, starring Lola Kirke (Mozart in the Jungle, Mistress America) and Breeda Wool (UnReal, Mr. Mercedes), was distributed by The Orchard in 66 countries and is currently available on iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay in the US. Shoval has an MFA in Film from Columbia University and a BA is Sustainable Agriculture from Hampshire College. Her newest project in development is a conspiracy thriller set in Mexico & the US.