The spec script market is hot right now, but to play the game, you have to have a finished script. In this five-week intensive, veteran screenwriter Robbie Fox ("Playing For Keeps", "So I Married An Axe Murderer") will help you shepherd your amazing screenplay from concept to outline and teach you how to sell it. We'll explore your ideas, beat out your story and solidify your theme. Robbie will share his personal techniques for crafting an irresistible script and give you a lot of individual help on your story in between classes. He'll help you avoid the rookie mistakes and show you how to create engaging characters and tantalizing scenes. By the end of this class, you'll have a fully developed outline and drafted a chunk of your screenplay. In addition, at the end of the class, you'll have the chance to pitch your idea to an A-list producer or creative exec! Before you know it, you'll be following the Red Carpet Road all the way to Sundance.
Instructor: Robbie Fox Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4 (4 Wed. nights, 1 pitch session to producer) 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Cost: $695 (includes snacks and tea, pitch session to A-list producer) Location: Writing Pad West Note: Class will be limited to 8 students.
One on One Consult & Script Reading Fee: Cost: $525 for one-on-one consultation and full script reading and feedback with Robbie Fox (only open to students who take the Bootcamp)
About Robbie Fox: Robbie Fox has sold over 60 pitches to the major studios and has written over 12 produced films. His entree into Hollywood was writing and directing "The Great O'Grady", an award- winning short for Columbia Pictures and Showtime. His original screenplays include "So I Married An Axe-Murderer" with Mike Myers, "Shooting Elizabeth" with Jeff Goldblum and "In The Army Now" with Pauley Shore. Upcoming scripts include "Lost In Coachella" (writing and directing for MPCA), "Still Life" to be directed by Bruce Beresford. His original script "Playing For Keeps", starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta Jones and Uma Thurman, was released worldwide December 2012. Robbie also has done rewrites on films including "My Girl" with Macauley Culkin" and the Disney animated Mickey Mouse short "Runaway Brain". For theater, he wrote the book for an original musical "The Gift" (Tiffany Theater, Los Angeles.) His TV work includes the pilots "The Bobby & Larry Show" (co-writer/co-director), "The Wife & Times Of Teddy Berman" (writer, star), and "Devilish", a Nickelodeon Channel original film for Victoria Justice. He studied theater at Northwestern University and screenwriting at NYU.
Writing Pad West
10445 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles , CA 90024