with Pilar Alessandra
Make the reader love you on the first page! Learn writing techniques that help your script hit the ground running with top LA Script Consultant Pilar Alessandra.
Through examples from your favorite scripts, this session will take a hard look at:
- Word choice
- Scene direction
- Character approach
- The nuances of the page
Pilar has read and analyzed thousands of scripts for DreamWorks, ImageMovers, Radar Pictures and the Robert Evans Company. Her students and clients have written for Lost, Prison Break, Nip Tuck, House of Lies, CSI and Family Guy. They’ve sold features and pitches to Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Disney, Sony, FX and Nickelodeon – suffice it to say, she knows her stuff!
Come to this class and learn from one of the best how to grip from the get go, guaranteeing that your first page leaves the most important people wanting more.
Appearing in this session
Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter
Screenwriting Practical help
You plowed through act one, wrote some entertaining fun and games and then … you got stuck. Don’t worry. “Act 2B” is conquerable! You’ll leave this class with your story strengthened and some of your most pressing writing problems solved.
How do actors and a director approach your screenplay? What happens when your words are reinterpreted through other artists? Join us for a sensational live onstage performance and deconstruction of one LSF delegate’s script.
Stopped in your tracks by where to go next with a plot point, a character, or a scene? Or maybe you feel it’s just not happening today? Pilar will show you a number of tools that will immediately and powerfully unstick your creativity so the words continue to flow.
Pilar Alessandra, Hollywood Script Consultant, is here to help you spice up your scripts with memorable, engaging and dynamic dialogue.
Following his packed to capacity sessions in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Chris Jones is back to run this highly successful and super controversial manifesting success workshop.
Great American Pitchfest Guru Bob Schultz will start every day with a short 30 minute PitchFest bootcamp to get you ready for your pitch!
Live and dynamic script redraft, edit, slash and burn… Only for the bravest of writers!