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Beyond Screenwriting:
How to Make Your Pages Look Like They Were Written By A Seasoned Screenwriter

Prof. Sterling Anderson----------->

AT A GLANCE:

page. Remember: You get one chance to impress.

Best-selling author Sterling Anderson will instruct you how to take what you have written and make it look like you are a seasoned writer on the page. Executives, producers, show runners, line producers can glance at a script and know if the writer is experienced or inexperience.

In our business you are judged instantly. Make certain your stories are given a fighting chance by making it look professional. Even experienced writers make baby mistakes on the page! Often judgments are made on the first

He goes far beyond formatting; he will cover dramatic content, dialogue, budgeting, TV writing, character details, etc.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

How to understand what is drama versus exposition.

How to know when characters should speak.

What makes dialogue sound like an experienced writer and not a "baby" writer?

How to understand the difference between "showing" and "telling" the story.

How to write and indicate you know what is your budget on the show or movie.

How to write a ‘bottle’ or ‘submarine’ episode.

How fast should you write.

When and when not to use ‘moments later’ and ‘continuous’ in Scene Headings.

When and when not to use emotion in action.

When and when not to describe characters in detail.

How to correctly use parenthetical.

This is an exclusive one-time workshop.

Summer is over and it's "back-to-school" for your writing. Invest in your career!

BIO:

Sterling Norman Anderson has written for some of the most popular network television shows, such as The Unit on CBS, as well as NBC’s Medium and Heist. His teleplay The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn, written for CBS starring Sidney Poitier, received three Emmy nominations and won an Image Award.

Sterling’s extensive resume also includes screenplays written for Lions Gate, Disney, HBO, TriStar Pictures and Columbia Pictures.

A graduate in English from St. Mary’s College, the accomplished writer also spent five years teaching screenwriting courses as an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Sterling has written two books on writing. Beyond Screenwriting (available in paperback and ebook) and Writing Without Fear (available in ebook).

The author often guest lectures and panels on screenwriting at film schools and festivals across the country.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sterling spent his early childhood in Tuskegee, Alabama, before moving to Davis, California. He writes from Los Angeles today. His talents span far outside the world of writing. Sterling has a fifth degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was an award-winning winemaker in Napa Valley.

WHEN:

Sept. 8th
SAT, 3-5pm

WHERE:

SHETLER STUDIO
244 west 54 Street
12 floor

Membership Price:
$24.99

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