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Welcome to the final Writers' Room webcast of 2019! The last broadcast of the year was the Write Now Challenge: Plot Twists! This month you were challenged to write a scene in 3-5 pages that tells a story with a major plot twist. This is no easy feat and perhaps the most difficult challenge we have faced to date!
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Write a 1-3 page scene that you will actually be able to shoot within the rest of 2022. Make sure it is producible for a reasonable budget. Limit characters, locations, and action - but give us a compelling story in 3 pages!
For this challenge, you were asked to take one (1) scene from your existing script and do a "tone pass'" with help from the Breakdown Webcast: Tackling Tone. The entries should have been no more than 3-5 pages, and were read live for the group!
The Stage 32 team brings you an exclusive special event you won't find anywhere else! Christopher Lockhart, who works with Denzel Washington, Michelle Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and more is known around town as the logline whisperer. He will be breaking down effective loglines and will be listening to logline pitches to critique and help yours get better! You don't want to miss this opportunity to learn from an industry heavyweight like Chris, exclusively in the Stage 32 Writers' Room!
This week Host & Director of Script Services Jason Mirch reads and critiques Write Now submissions written by Writers' Room members. Jason offers insights on how the writers executed the inciting incidents in their projects.
A great story starts with great characters and every great character starts with a great introduction. We challenged you to create or rewrite a scene where a major character is introduced.
We're back in the Writers' Room for the Write Now Challenge Webcast with Antonio D'Intino, a Literary Manager at the production and management company Circle of Confusion, whose clients include writer/directors Keith Thomas (FIRESTARTER), Anthony Scott Burns (COME TRUE), and Iris Shim (UMMA). His clients' films have played at Cannes, Sundance, and SXSW, among others.