IN THIS ISSUE:
Registration for our Winter session has begun!
All workshops are taught by professional screenwriter and script consultant Jill Chamberlain. Be sure to register ASAP for the best selection and to ensure your choice is not filled or cancelled.
Our workshops are for all levels: beginners through professionals. Classes are highly interactive, jam-packed with information, and a ton of fun!
Here are all our Winter offerings:
Kat Candler is the new showrunner for season 3 of Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network! Kat was already an experienced writer/director when she took The Screenplay Workshop in 2009. Her feature film Hellion(starring Juliette Lewis and Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul) played in competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and is available on Netflix. Kat joined Queen Sugar in Season 1. Read more about her appointment to showrunner in Deadline.
Louise Lynch advanced to the semifinals of the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowship with her screenplay God’s Law! She was also an Austin Film Festival semifinalist.
Alumni whose scripts were honored as Second Rounders at Austin Film Festival (AFF’s term for quarterfinalists) include Karey Green, Shruti Saran, Katherine Craft, Joyce Harlow, and Liz Belile who was also a finalist at Oaxaca Film Festival.
Carol Ikard was a quarterfinalist in Final Draft’s Big Break competition.
Alumni: be sure to email us about your news. We love to hear from you! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are over 3,000 books on screenwriting on Amazon (3,174 to be exact!) And guess which one ranks number one in user ratings out of all 3,174 of them? Why it’s none other than our very own The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret of Successful Screenwriting!!
Written by TSW Director Jill Chamberlain and published by University of Texas Press, The Nutshell Technique is available on Amazon, Walmart.com, barnesandnoble.com, etc.; in libraries all over the world; and in bookstores including Bookpeople in Austin. So what are you waiting for? Learn the Nutshell Technique today, and see just what a difference it makes in your screenwriting.
You can also learn the Nutshell Technique directly from Jill if you take any of our feature film workshops (Fundamentals and the Master Class). And she’ll be teaching the Nutshell Technique in a special one-day class with the Writers’ League of Texas on December 2nd. Find out more about the WLT class, plus Jill’s opinion about likeable characters and other screenwriting conventional wisdom, in this interview with Jill on the Writers’ League’s website.
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TSW Director Jill Chamberlain now has a website focused on her book, speaking engagements, and private consultation services: www.jillchamberlain.com.