Friday, June 10, 2005  

The Screenwriters' Summit

scr(i)pt magazine and TV/Film Seminars present...


+ Pitch Night with Robert Kosberg! Syd Field, John Truby, Michael Hauge and Jeff Kitchen. Los Angeles * June 25-26, 2005

Four of the biggest screenwriting teachers in the world come together in
Los Angeles the weekend of June 25-26, 2005 for the first Screenwriters'
Summit. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear 4 masters of the
craft each present a full half-day class (specific course outlines below) based
on their unique teachings on the art and craft of screenwriting. It promises
to be an incredible weekend!

As an added bonus, Hollywood producer and "Pitch King" Robert Kosberg
joins us for an amazing evening seminar on pitching. Learn how to pitch your
scripts from the master, and participate in a Q&A session...and even pitch
your own script to him!

All four classes - Field, Truby, Hauge and Kitchen - plus the special pitch
class/session with Robert Kosberg are only $295. Register early to guarantee a seat!

Topics covered will include:

- Structure & time in the screenplay
- Revolution/Evolution
- Two Incidents
- What makes good character? (Dramatic needs, POV, Attitude, Change)
- Linear vs. Non-Linear Structure
- The nature of conflict
- Much more!

- Finding the perfect structure for your story
- 7 crucial story structure steps: The DNA of your story
- Creating the single driving force
- Four requirements to a good hero
- Steps to a great premise
- Using desire & motive
- Five major character changes
- Four keys to the perfect opponent
- Keys to Hollywood's most popular genres: Action, Comedy, Crime, Detective
Fantasy, Horror, Love, Masterpiece, Myth, Sci-Fi, Thriller
- Much more!

- The principles of dramatic action
- Using the 36 Dramatic Situations as a story development tool
- The Three-Step Process: Sequence, Proposition, Plot
- Using reverse cause-and-effect
- Using "real time" script development as a tool
- Pulling in all of your diverse story elements into a coherent plot packed
with dramatic action.
- Focusing on conflict
- Much more!

- The 6 essential stages of a well-structure screenplay
- The 5 traits that insure your heroes are compelling, complex and
- Uniting your heroes' outer journeys with their psychological and
spiritual transformation
- Creating powerful love stories to develop character arc and theme
- Understanding the ways plot structure and character are united
- Much more!

An evening seminar with Hollywood producer and "Pitch King" Robert Kosberg.
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the master and participate in
a Q&A session...and even pitch their own ideas!

The Screenwriters Summit' takes place Saturday & Sunday, June 25-26, 2005.

To Register or for more information:

Or Call: 888 245 2228