REWRITE TECHNIQUES WITH PILAR ALESSANDRATeleconference
Class Begins: 08/23/2014 Ends: 08/23/2014
Class Time: 10:30 am - echo date("g:i a", strtotime($class['class_end_time'])); ?> (PDT)
You know you've got to rewrite your film or tv script, but where do you begin? Pilar Alessandra, author of "The Coffee Break Screenwriter" can help you figure out exactly what your script needs ... and show you how to fix it. Whether it's tightening the story or polishing the prose, she has a technique that helps you fix your script, without going completely insane.
Pilar Alessandra is the director of the writing program On the Page®, host of the popular On the Page Podcast and author of "The Coffee Break Screenwriter." Pilar started her career as Senior Story Analyst at DreamWorks SKG and, in 2001, opened the On the Page Writers' Studio in Los Angeles. Her students and clients are working writers and producers who have written for The Walking Dead, Lost, House of Lies, Nip Tuck and Family Guy. They've sold features and pitches to Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Disney and Sony and have won the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship and Austin Screenwriting Competition.
As a teacher, Pilar has traveled the world teaching at the London Screenwriting Festival, FilmBase in Dublin, House of Wisdom in Vietnam and The National Screenwriting Institute in Canada. In Los Angeles, she's trained writers at ABC/Disney, CBS, Nickelodeon, UCLA and The Los Angeles Film School. Pilar was named "The Script Whisperer" by Script Magazine and was one of LA Weekly's top 100 people. For more on Pilar go to www.onthepage.tv
About Host Laurie Lamson
ISA Teleconferences Host Laurie Lamson is the editor of Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror and co-editor of Now Write! Screenwriting and Now Write! Mysteries - writing exercise anthologies published by Tarcher/Penguin. Laurie wrote screenplays on assignment for Greenstem Enterprises, Prodigy Entertainment, and co-wrote a comedy with Gary Shusett.