3-Week Intensive - Summer 2016
TheFilmSchool’s Summer Intensive –a journey of self-discovery–taught by current industry leaders. This program is designed to help you unleash your unique storytelling voice and give you the tools to take your script from page to screen. A tour de force in screenwriting and directing.
To be a successful in the digital age, writers and filmmakers must not only write exceptional stories, but also understand how to get their story from script to screen.You will experience a deeper connection to the creative part of you as this fast paced diversified program immerses you in character development, story structure, “on your feet” directing and acting, comedy improvisational writing, and the business of the business. At the end of 3 intense weeks you will emerge with a practical understanding of screenwriting, filmmaking, what is necessary to get your story from script to screen and a network of professionals at your fingertips.
Directing: Tom Skerrit, Emmy Award Winning Actor, Director
Development: Emily Zulauf, Pixar Development & Script Supervisor "Inside Out"
Character Development: Warren Etheredge, Co-Founder TFS
Story Structure: Brian McDonald, Author, Writer & Story Consultant Disney & Pixar
Guerilla Filmmaking: Joseph Assi, War Correspondent Middle East
Comedy Improvisational Writing: Stan Wells, Improv coach to Lisa Kudrow & Conan O'Brian
Producing: Stacey Adams, Past CBS Executive & Diana Dotter, Feature & TV Producer
Screenwriting & Visual Storytelling
Emily Zulauf, PIXAR
Emily started with Pixar in 2008. She worked as the Creative Development Associate, looking for writers to match with our directors, and most recently as the Script Supervisor on INSIDE OUT. Prior to her time at Pixar, she worked for several small production companies and CAA in LA. She is a graduate of Northwestern University.
Acting & Directing
Comedy Writing Through Improvisation
- Dates of course
- Jul 10 - Jul 30
- Application deadline
- Jul 10
- Application fee
- Tuition assistance
305 Harrison St.
Seattle, WA 98109