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New Orleans, LA
The BlueCat Screenwriting Workshop Returns to New Orleans!
Hosted by New Orleans Video Access Center
Thursday, April 11th, 6:30PM – 10:30PM
NOVAC: New Orleans Video Access Center
532 Louisa St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
Full Registration: $150 (Limit 4 Writers)
Regular Registration: $35
Gordy Hoffman, the Sundance award-winning writer/director (LOVE LIZA, A COAT OF SNOW) and founder of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition, returns to New Orleans to lead a screenwriting workshop on Thursday, April 11th, from 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the Sundance Film Festival for LOVE LIZA, Gordy Hoffman has taught screenwriting at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, as well as led workshops all over North America, Poland and the UK. He has served as a panelist for the IFP Script to Screen Conference in NYC, Women in Film’s Script DC Conference in Washington, DC, and the George Eastman House Film Festival, as well as a judge for the McKnight Screenwriting Fellowships in Minnesota. Gordy Hoffman founded the BlueCat Screenplay Competition in 1998 and remains its judge. He’s currently writing a movie to direct this summer.
THE FULL SCRIPT WORKSHOP (Limit 4 Writers)
Participants read four screenplays in advance of the workshop. During the workshop, Gordy provides direct and in-depth feedback on each screenplay, with everyone encouraged to contribute his or her own thoughts and concerns.
Each writer will leave with great sense of what they can do specifically to improve their screenplay, as well a better awareness of where they might properly develop as a professional screenwriter as a whole. Not only do you learn from the focus placed on your screenplay by the workshop, but also by the examination of the six other scripts of the day.
Screenplays can be first drafts or rewrites, incomplete or partial, with first time writers and veterans all welcome. Scripts are due 10-14 days prior to the date of the workshop.
Note: Screenplays submitted to the workshop are not eligible to be entered into the BlueCat Screenplay Competition.
REGULAR REGISTRATION OPTION
Do you want to participate, but do not have a script to submit at this time? Regular registration for the workshop allows you to attend without submitting written material, read the scripts in advance and still participate in the discussion.
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