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So You’ve Finished Your SCRIPT. Now What?
February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
This info-packed session is available in person, live online, and on video-on-demand*.
In Europe and want to watch live online? Good news! This session starts at 11:00am PST (Los Angeles time) and 7:00pm GMT (London time).
Whether you are a screenwriter, novelist, playwright or a storyteller this Raindance LA class will be valuable for you. “So You’ve Finished Your Script, Now What?” is not just for experienced writers but anyone wanting to put pen to paper and succeed in the competitive world of Hollywood.
Cynthia Riddle has worked in the industry for years and has written many feature length screenplays for studios, networks and independent films. She worked as a development executive at MGM before becoming a writer. She is filled with tips and tricks for getting started, and ways to get your script into the hands of the right people.
It is not necessary to have a completed script for this class, a desire to learn about the industry is all that is needed.
- Basic tips for getting started as a writer
- Best-selling genres
- What makes a great script
- How to succeed and survive in the industry
- The process and benefits to becoming a WGA member
- The best writing competitions to enter
- The art of networking
- Getting your script produced
- How to find an agent and manager
CYNTHIA RIDDLE has written movies for MGM, CBS, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Disney, Showtime, Lifetime, PBS, Hallmark Channel, Nickelodeon, and independent feature films (often with co-writer Peter Hunziker). They penned the award-winning CBS/Hallmark Hall of Fame film Crossroads, and the recent highly-rated Puppy Love, encouraging pet adoption, for Hallmark Channel. They have three independent feature films going into production in 2014. Cynthia has a BA and MFA from UCLA in Screenwriting and Film Production. She was a development exec at MGM, and segued into a writing and producing deal with the studio. She’s been a story analyst for NBC, Robert Wagner’s production co. – RJ Prods., and Nederlander Prods. Cynthia won a Writers Guild script competition that sent her to Paris to workshop her script and location scout the project. Her scripts have been finalists in the Producers Guild Producers Showcase, Humanitas New Voices program, and WGA’s Feature Access and Writers Access programs. Cynthia also teaches screenwriting and producing classes at the New York Film Academy.
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How do I connect with my computer?
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There are 4 simple steps:
1. Pay via PayPal or call +1 (323) 848-2900
2. You will receive an invitation e-mail 30 minutes before the webinar starts. Click the URL (link) provided in the invitation that says “WHERE".
3. Enter your name and e-mail.
4. You’ll then be taken to a virtual waiting room until the webinar starts.
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