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Writing The Hollywood Blockbuster

At a Glance

  • learn about screenwriting and the business of being a writer
  • Learn how to pitch from two screenwriting pros
  • Understand the genre(s) you're writing and much more!

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Prolific screenwriters Chad Hayes & Carey Hayes have been professional screenwriters since their early 20’s. Since writing 2013’s breakout hit THE CONJURING, they have been in high demand, writing REDEMPTION, a western for New Line, CONJURING 2, the sequel to their worldwide hit, and SAN ANDREAS, a tent–pole action thriller starring Dwayne Johnson. They have also written a pilot for A&E based on the haunted town of Amityville, are currently in development on JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3 and 4 for New Line Cinema, SEAL TEAM 666, a new action franchise for MGM, a remake of THE ENTITY for Fox, THE TURNING for Dreamworks, and ANGELS for Mark Burnett and Roma Downey under their UA deal. Presently they’re casting their first independent film, CRUCIFIXION, which they wrote, and are producing with Peter Safran, for a summer shoot in Romania.

Over an intense but fun day, learn about screenwriting and the business of being a writer from two of Hollywood’s biggest and most successful writers.

Topics covered will include:

  • The Business Side of Being a Writer
  • The Leapfrog Approach to Writing Scenes
  • The Importance of an Outline
  • How to Build on An Idea
  • Structuring a Story
  • Pacing your Story
  • How To Pitch
  • The Significance Of Using Visuals In A Pitch
  • Understanding the Gray Area of Readers
  • Anything Can be Changed In Post, So Choose Your Battles Wisely
  • Understanding The Genre(s) You’re Writing In
  • The Roller Coaster Approach to Horror Films
  • Movie Clips from Films Written By Carey & Chad
  • Much More!

Location

Westin LAX
5400 W. Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

August 15, 2015
10:30AM - 5:00PM

SEATING IS LIMITED.

Product Details

Return Policy

Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

Ship the item(s) to The Writers Store via a traceable and insured method. You will be responsible for return shipping fees.

Please include a completed Return Form with your shipment. Refunds take up to one week to process once we have received the item(s).

Software returns must be deactivated and uninstalled from your computer before a refund may be issued. Please contact the software manufacturer if you need assistance uninstalling or deactivating your software.

The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

Meet the Instructor: Chad Hayes & Carey Hayes

Prolific screenwriters Chad Hayes & Carey Hayes have been professional screenwriters since their early 20’s. Since writing last year’s breakout hit THE CONJURING, they have been in high demand, writing REDEMPTION, a western for New Line, CONJURING 2, the sequel to their worldwide hit, and SAN ANDREAS, the tent-pole action thriller starring Dwayne Johnson. They have written a pilot for A&E based on the haunted town of Amityville, and are currently in development on JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3 & 4 for New Line, SEAL TEAM 666, a new action franchise for MGM, a remake of THE ENTITY for Fox, THE TURNING for Drea...