Writing for Film and Television
with award-winning screenwriter and LSSC Professor Amber Karlins
Have you ever wondered what goes into creating a TV series or a film? Come meet Professor Amber Karlins and find out! This discussion is geared towards aspiring writers, television and film crews, and series enthusiasts alike! Join us on March 28, 2018 at 3pm for this engaging and exciting presentation at the Leesburg campus library Ideation Lounge:
Award-winning screenwriter and LSSC professor Amber Karlins will share the knowledge she’s gained from a year spent working on feature film and series development with Emmy-winning producer and director Cristina Malavenda (Wonder Women and The Other Side of Home), award-winning actress, director, and producer Leslie Zemeckis (Polar Express, Beowulf, and Mabel, Mabel, Tiger Trainer), and award-winning actress, producer, and Daytime Emmy’s judge, Michelle Romano (Milwood, Spoken Word, and The Sopranos). The presentation will cover the following topics:
Structuring your screenplay
Structuring your teleplay (both sitcoms and 1-hour dramas)
Developing your script
Writing a log-line, synopsis, and query letter
Writing a series bible
Marketing your work
Networking for aspiring writers
Time permitting, Ms. Karlins will also lead a workshop to help attendees develop existing script or series ideas.
We hope to see you on March 28th at 3pm - Leesburg campus library Ideation Lounge!