Writing Impactful Description w/ Director of Development: 2-Week Program Starts Sat 4/14 *Only 2 Spots Left!
Saturdays, 4/14 & 4/21 @ 10:00am - 12:30pm PT - Meets Online via Virtual Classroom
Hosted by Frederic Richter (Director of Development, Tradition Pictures)
**Clinic is limited to 12 writers!**
We know the scene you envision in your head is perfectly blocked out but when it comes time to actually writing it, how many times has it just not appeared on the page quite the way you imagined? Writing effective scene descriptions that flow well can get an exec to cross the all-important ten-page threshold and keep them engaged throughout the script.
Frederic Richter (Director of Development, Tradition Pictures) is here to teach a unique 2-week Clinic that will help you hone this craft.Will will work with each writer on their own pages to make sure their description sections economically showcase a fresh, unique voice.
This 2-Week Clinic Will Cover:
- Tips and techniques for writing vibrant, unique and effective description.
- Insider tips on the most common mistakes writers make.
- Assignments designed to help you implement what you have learned into your writing.
- Screenwriting do's and don't's.
- Live Q&A!
About Your Host:
Frederic Richter is Director of Development at Tradition Pictures, an LA-based production company focused on bringing stories alive that need to be told in film, TV and other media. He has worked on TV shows for Showtime, The History Channel and The Investigation Discovery Channel. Frederic has worked as a Story Analyst and consultant for numerous production companies and financiers, including QED International, Black Label Media, Covert Media and The Black List. As a writer, his screenplay APPEARANCES won 1st place in the Slamdance Screenwriting competition. His script, BLIND, co-written with Joe Novoa, is in pre-production with Parallax (Sally Hibbin) producing. Another feature he wrote and is producing, AFPAK is currently in development with independent producers.
Frederic has worked as a writer, producer and consultant on a number of other independent feature film projects in development and pre-production. His AFI thesis film, MACHSOM, was screened at over twenty-five festivals, and won numerous grants and awards. He was always a history nerd and studied history, film, and literature at Sarah Lawrence College. He was a screenwriting Fellow at The American Film Institute (AFI) where he earned his MFA. He has taught classes on screenwriting, film history and the entertainment industry at Sarah Lawrence College, NYU, Mercy College and The Ghetto Film School. He is a Teaching Artist at The Ghetto Film School, an Instructor at NYU SPS, The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence and The International Film Institute. He is on the Alumni Board at Sarah Lawrence College, and the Board of the Hollywood Radio Television Society - Associates N.Y.