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Secret Patterns of Writing for Different Genres

CONTENT

DAY 1: Introduction – the 9 elements of all great movie stories, following by the beats of story (20 essential moments your script should have) following by the Secrets of Writing for Television Drama, with an additional module on character-driven shows like  “True Detective”, season 1.

DAY 2.   Covering the secret patterns of multiple genres to clarify the functional differences in story structure between genres, as well as for the sake of comparison:

  • Thrillers (including Mystery Thrillers)
  • Horror
  • Action
  • Sci-fi / Fantasy
  • Drama

Why certain genres seem to be more popular than others from a sales perspective.

 

DATES and TIMES
JOHANNESBURG:  14 to 15 May 2016 from 8h30 to 16h30

CAPE TOWN:  21 to 22 May 2016 from 8h30 to 16h30

DURBAN:  12 May 2016 from 9h00 to 15h00

VENUES to be announced

 

HOW TO GET YOUR TICKET
TWO DAY WORKSHOP IN JOHANNESBURG OR CAPE TOWN
 

WGSA MEMBERS:                                               R4000 per person

WGSA STUDENT MEMBERS:                          R3800 per person

NON WGSA MEMBERS:                                    R4600 per person

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (Buy your ticket before 15 February 2016) and BULK SALES (minium of 5 tickets)

WGSA MEMBERS:                                               R3500 per person

WGSA STUDENT MEMBERS:                          R3200 per person

NON WGSA MEMBERS:                                    R4100 per person

ONE DAY WORKSHOP IN DURBAN

WGSA MEMBERS:                                               R2000 per person

WGSA STUDENT MEMBERS:                          R1900 per person

NON WGSA MEMBERS:                                    R2300 per person

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (Buy your ticket before 15 February 2016) and BULK SALES (minium of 5 tickets)

WGSA MEMBERS:                                               R1750 per person

WGSA STUDENT MEMBERS:                          R1600 per person

NON WGSA MEMBERS:                                    R2050 per person

To secure your booking:  Contact admin@writersguildsa.org or reply to this email to request an invoice.   Please inform us where you want to attend (CT, JHB or DBN)

To watch some video’s – click on the links below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi6XG-JlIg0

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