The Breakdown Webcast: Writing Romantic Comedies

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Love is in the air in the Writers' Room! We are kicking off a brand new month this week with the Breakdown Webcast: Writing Romantic Comedies!  Jason was speaking with a Senior Vice President of Development at an A-List production company who said, "Every studio executive is asking me for Rom Coms!"  If you look at recent trends, it is clear they are on a come back. 

We will break down the beats of a Romantic Comedy so that you as a writer approach writing without falling into the trap of tired cliches. We will also explore how to take the storytelling conventions and turn them on their head. We will examine films and series including When Harry Met Sally, 500 Days of Summer, The Apartment, Knocked Up, What Women Want and more to find out what makes these projects work and how we can apply those same principles to our writing!

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Testimonials

"Thanks for this summary! Loved the rundown ad the clips!" - Bethany B.

"Such an insightful breakdown, thanks so much." - Crispin

"Jason, you always overdeliver! THANKS so much!" - Petula

"This was an amazing breakdown. Wow." - Ricki L. 

"Great breakdown as always, Jason, with superb choice of clips." - Stephen P. 

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