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David N.

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Executive Director, Script Doctor

Location:

New York, NY
Hometown: New York City

Organizer since:

June 8, 2005

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David Negrin is a screenwriter, script doctor, producer, and professor of film and television at Hofstra University. He is Executive Director of the NYC Screenwriters Collective, the largest non-profit screenwriting workshop in New York City. He is Host of 'The Script' Podcast and moderator of @ScriptFeed.

What are your favorite films or television shows?

Magnolia, The Sweet Hereafter, The Village, The Lives of Others, Almost Famous, The Right Stuff, Forrest Gump, Let It Ride, Angels In America, True Romance, The Million Dollar Hotel

What kind of screenwriting experience have you had in the past?

Specs Written, Plays Produced, Films and Commercials Directed. Adjunct Professor of Film & Television at Hofstra University. Founder, Moderator NYC Screenwriters. McKee, Blake Snyder, Vogler, Hague, Syd Field...

Have you completed a full length screenplay or teleplay? If so how many scripts have you written in all?

7+, quite a few rewrite assignments.

Introduction

Work backwards, intention plus obstacle, choices under pressure, master genre, outline, let characters sing and scream, build a pyramid and surprise us at the top.


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