INTRO TO SCREENWRITING

WORKSHOP WITH KOJI STEVEN SAKAI


SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013 |  1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Japanese American National Museum 100 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012


Have a story in your head, but are new to screenwriting? Or has it been a while since you've dusted off the draft of your last screenplay? Koji Sakai's Intro to Screenwriting Workshop will get you on the right track.


Along with proper formatting and structure, learn how to outline and and how to create effective plots, characters, and dialogue. As an added bonus, the final portion of this four-hour workshop will be dedicated to the business of screenwriting and how to get your foot in the door.


Koji Steven Sakai graduated from USC’s Masters of Professional Writing program and has held several filmmaking fellowships including Visual Communication’s Armed With a Camera Fellowship for Emerging Media Artists. He has written two feature films: HAUNTED HIGHWAY, co-written with Naoko Ihara Witmer and director Junichi Suzuki, was distributed by Lions Gate DVD in 2005. THE PEOPLE I SLEPT WITH, a romantic comedy directed by Quentin Lee, premiered in 2009 to critical acclaim. In addition to his film work, Koji is a regular writer on websites Discover Nikkei and 8Asians. He also contributed a story to Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology, the first graphic novel anthology by and about Asian Americans. Additionally, Koji is the manager of public programs at the Japanese American National Museum.



INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING WITH KOJI STEVEN SAKAI

SCHEDULE: Saturday, January 19, 2013; 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

TUITION: $50 VC Members | $75 for non-members

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