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Workshop - Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
Registration ended: 07/06/2014
Class Begins: 07/06/2014   Ends: 07/11/2014
Class Time: 8:00 am - (EDT)
FEE: $490 Registration Expired

Do you have a story that you think would make a great movie? If you do join veteran Hollywood producer, Wendy Kram, and award-winning author, screenwriter and playwright, Rosary O’Neill, during an unforgettable week of artistic exploration and professional insight where you will learn how to tap into a higher level of writing, and gain insider tools to get your project noticed and sold. All this takes place in the idyllic countryside setting of the Omega Institute in beautiful Rhinebeck, NY during it's annual "Celebrate Arts Week”. Use code "ISA" when registering to receive 10% off of tuition.


During the week you will:

  • Tap into your self-expression through written and verbal exercises
  • Understand the creative and production phases of a film or television series
  • Discover the secrets to creating great treatments and loglines
  • Learn how to navigate through the Hollywood system to get your project noticed, sold, and produced

Who should attend:

  • Screenwriters, playwrights, novelists, journalists
  • Those in any profession who have a great idea for a film or TV series
  • Professional writers wanting to fine-tune their script and learn marketing tools
  • Writers looking to find out what movie executives want to buy
  • Screenwriters, directors, and producers seeking ways to increase projects' saleability



undefinedWendy Kram has developed and produced projects with Oscar-winning talent for Walt Disney Studios, Universal, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, ABC, CBS, NBC, USA, HBO, Showtime, and Lifetime Networks including the feature “Mad Money” with Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes. Creative Screenwriting Magazine ranks Kram as one of the film industry's Best Script Consultants




Rosary O’Neill, author of several books and 21 plays, is a Senior Fulbright Drama Specialist for the American Embassy, a five year appointment. She also was founding artistic director at Southern Rep Theater from 1987 to 2002, and has held other prominent playwriting fellowships in the United States and internationally.



 An accomplished celebrity actor joins us during the week for a guest appearance.





4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m., Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)

8:00 p.m. Welcome & Orientation 



9:00 a.m.–Noon, Workshop

2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Workshop 



9:00 a.m.–Noon, Workshop

2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Workshop 



9:00 a.m.–Noon, Workshop 



9:00 a.m.–Noon, Workshop

2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Workshop 



9:00 a.m.–Noon, Workshop

Noon–1:00 p.m., Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.