Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Act One Screenwriting and the Business of Hollywood Weekend: Phoenix

Do you have a story to tell?
Or do you want to get an insider's understanding of the business of The Biz?
Do you have what it takes to make it in Hollywood - as a follower of Jesus?

It’s time to find out.

Act One Seminar: Screenwriting and the Business of Hollywood is coming to Phoenix, Arizona!

$20 Early Bird Registration Discount before March 1, 2008!

Act One, Inc. presents Act One Seminars - intensive, practical workshops for aspiring and professional writers and entrepreneurs who are serious about their Christian faith and who dream of creating culture that respects and enriches a global audience. These two-day seminars offer a fun, fast-paced overview of our renowned Writing and Executive Programs, taught by Hollywood professionals.

Topics include -

For everyone:
• Finding Your Story
• Film Structure
• Pitching
• Visual Writing
• The Business of Hollywood/Next Steps
• Christianity and Culture
• Truth in Film
• The Hollywood Mission Field

Writing Track:
• Character & Dialogue
• Outlines & Treatments
• Industry Standard Formatting

Business Track:
• Who Does What?: From Best Boy to Executive Producer
• Introduction to the Marketplace & Commercial Creativity
• Optioning a Winning Script or Other Source Material

Friday and Saturday, April 11-12, 2008

Scottsdale Christian Church
7934 E Oak St
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Scheduled To Appear:
Writer/Executive Producer Dean Batali (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, That 70’s Show)
Writers Chris & Kathy Riley (After The Truth, 25 To Life, The Hollywood Standard)
Producer/Director Monica Jimenez-Grillo(The New Detectives, FBI Files)
Writer Leslie Kreiner Wilson (Frankie Laine, Mississippi Son, Faking It)

$195 - (includes study materials, Saturday lunch and Hollywood Insider Event)
$175 - Early Birds (before March 1st), Students (with ID), and Groups (10 or more)
$10 - Hollywood Insider Event only

Act One, Inc. is proud to partner with our co-sponsors, Scottsdale Christian Church and Pepperdine University.

SPACE IS LIMITED - Visit www.actoneprogram.com to
register online NOW!

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