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Brainstorming and Pitching Your Movie or TV Show

What story are you going to tell and how are you going to tell it?  
In this master class we …
          -Find story through character, event and premise.  
          -Examine a range of story templates. 
          -Break story in a simple way to help you see the overall outline of your script.
          -Come up with a clear pitch you can use before or after you write!
          -Discover your “personal brand” and ways to bring that into your project and your pitch.

Take your script to the next level with acclaimed story consultant and author of The Coffee Break Screenwriter,  Pilar Alessandra who has helped writers to create, refine and sell their scripts to the likes of Disney, DreamWorks, Warner Brothers and Sony.
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE TO THIS WORKSHOP. No tickets will be sold at the venue on 2 November 2015.

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 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 in London, Beijing, Warsaw and Lisbon.  In Los Angeles, she's trained writers at ABC/Disney, CBS and Nickelodeon. For more on Pilar go to    

The Triggerfish Story Lab

The Triggerfish Story Lab

Published at: 05/10/2015 16:13

After the international success of its first two feature films, Triggerfish Animation Studios launched the Triggerfish Story Lab with the support of The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and The Walt Disney Company.

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When and where?

AFDA Cape Town Campus
18 Scott Road
Cape Town
South Africa

Mon 02 Nov 2015 at 9:00 AM (SAST)
Mon 02 Nov 2015 at 4:00 PM (SAST)

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