Four of Hollywood's most successful screenwriters discuss the craft of writing, filmmaking and navigating show business. With a combined four billion dollars of domestic box office hits to their names--including some of the decades biggest film franchises--the guest panel represents an impressive list of writing credits. The speakers share their expertise, along with stories of their journey from unknown writers to creating blockbuster hits.
Science-fiction screenwriters discuss writing for film and television, creating original stories (and where they got their ideas) as well as the challenges of adapting popular Sci-Fi classics, comic books and graphic novels. The lively panel discussion is followed by a Q&A with the audience.
Five screenwriters discuss the unique challenges of writing for animated films and television series. Filmed in front of a live audience, the speakers share behind-the-scenes stories and inside tips on breaking into animation. The lively discussion is followed by a Q & A.
Guest panelists discuss working behind-the-scenes in reality television and how popular shows are produced. Speakers share insights into the process of Reality TV story development, plotting, casting, filming and editing (including the difference in Standards & Practices for shows with cash prizes and how this impacts story content), along with entertaining anecdotes and insider tips on breaking into the genre.