July 28-31, 2022

New York City


What Film Executives Really Look For in a Script That Sells

This workshop will demystify how the film industry really works by navigating the seemingly daunting maze with hands-on advice that will teach you what movie executives demand in a winning screenplay. Gain firsthand insight into what story analysts look for when reading a script and specifics as to what will prompt them to reject or consider a project for production. We will cover key elements of screenwriting, including analysis of structure, plot, characters, dialogue and genre through the eyes of a film executive. Learn how to grab a reader’s attention and avoid the common pitfalls most screenwriters encounter. Whether you are working on your first screenplay or you’ve got several under your belt, this workshop will help you hone your craft as you gain a better understanding of the business of screenwriting.