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Dr. Linda Seger created and defined the career of Script Consultant when she began her business in 1981, based on a method for analyzing scripts she developed for her dissertation project. Since then, she has consulted on over 2,000 scripts including over 50 produced feature films and over 35 produced television projects. She was the consultant for Peter Jackson's breakthrough film, Brain Dead and for Roland Emmerich's breakthrough film, Universal Soldier. She was the script consultant on Pasttime and Picture Bride-- both winners of the Audience Favorite Award at the Sundance Film Festival, The Long Walk Home, The Neverending Story II, Luther, Romero, The Bridge, the Danish-Swedish mini-series (now playing in the US). Other clients include Ray Bradbury who said, "Linda's technique is a light to see by," William Kelley, Linda Lavin, and production companies, film studios, producers, directors, and writers from over thirty countries.

Since 1988, Linda Seger has taught and lectured in over 33 countries on 6 continents. She is an internationally-known speaker in the area of screenwriting, having presented the first professional Screenwriting Seminar in Moscow and Bulgaria and has presented her master class which trains script consultants for the Countries of Germany, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Austria, and Italy. She has given seminars for studios, networks, ABC, NBC, CBS, RAI Television, CDF, production companies, television series (MacGyver, The Mary Show), film commissions, universities and film schools.

Linda Seger has written 12 books, 9 of them on screenwriting, including the best-selling Making a Good Script Great, Creating Unforgettable Characters, and Writing Subtext. Ron Howard has endorsed Making a Good Script Great, saying he has used this book to inform all of his movies beginning with Apollo 13.

Linda Seger is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Redemptive Film Festival for her 30+ years of work as a script consultant, the Candlelight Award for being a "Light to the Entertainment Industry," the Distinguished Alumni Award from Pacific School of Religion, and The Moondance Film Festival Living Legacy Award for her support of Women in the Film Industry.

Her web site is lindaseger.com

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Linda Seger

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Peter LeVar (? - ?)

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Linda Seger is a script consultant as well as holding seminars about scriptwriting and writing books. Linda has given seminars, lectured, and worked in 34 countries on 6 continents. She has had consulting clients from all 6 of those continents from those who simply have an idea to Academy Award winning writers.

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