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Sunday, October 16 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Young Filmmakers Panel: A Workshop on Genre

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So you want to write a movie? A great way to get started is to ask yourself: “What genre is my story?” Is it…

• A fairy tale like Beauty and the Beast
• A romantic comedy like The Wedding Singer
• A deception comedy like Mrs. Doubtfire
• A curse movie like Liar, Liar
• A treasure hunt like Raiders of the Lost Ark
• The list goes on and on…

This class is an introduction to various genres, their specific conventions, their required scenes, and how the classic 3-Act Structure does NOT always apply. We will also talk about scenes that just about every movie has and how to innovate them.

Panelists
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Cormac Wibberley

writer National Treasure, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
Cormac Wibberley is half of a married writing team with Marianne Wibberley. They both grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles. After college, Cormac worked as  an executive in children’s programming at ABC. It was during this time that he began to collaborate with his wife, Marianne. In 1993, they sold their first spec script to Disney, although it was never produced. The 6th Day... Read More →
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Marianne Wibberley

writer National Treasure, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
Marianne is half of a married writing team with Cormac Wibberley. They both grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduation, Marianne went on to receive her masters degree in film from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.  In 1993, they sold their first spec script to Disney, although it was never produced. The 6th Day, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, was their first major... Read More →


Sunday October 16, 2016 3:00pm - 4:15pm
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room

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