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STI: Writing TV Pilots for the US Market with Charles Murray
12 Mar 2018 : Nathan Griffin
Filmbase and Screen Training Ireland are pleased to launch a unique course aimed at introducing the current state of the US TV market and what writers need to know about the industry in order to develop, pitch, write and produce pilot episodes and drama series for network television shows and streaming platforms.

All writers will have their projects analysed with feedback and practical development advice for presenting their series to US broadcasters. This unique opportunity for Irish writers to work with one of the most experienced US writer/producers currently working will provide them with new techniques that they can use for future projects/writing positions within the US TV market.

Charles Murray is a highly experienced US-based Writer and Producer with credits stretching across major Network TV drama series including Marvel’s Luke Cage, Sons Of Anarchy, Criminal Minds, Castle, Star Wars: The Clone Wars & Star Wars Rebels amongst other productions.

Tutors: Charles Murray Course Support: Des Doyle
Date: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Duration: 3 Days from 2st - 23rd March 2018
Venue: Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Cost: €250

Course Profile:

In this course he will take writers through:

•             An exploration of what makes a successful pilot script

•             The importance of clearly identifiable theme and story narrative

•             Creating sympathetic/empathetic characters

•             Do’s and Don’ts of writing a Pilot

•             Writing deadlines

•             General advice for writers aiming to break into the US marketplace

Writers will be expected to attend with projects they are currently developing. (Please note Writers who have Producers currently attached to their projects will be encouraged to bring their Producers to attend their feedback session).

The workshop will conclude with an open session for Writers and Producers which will cover:

•             advice on pitching a Pilot

•             what to say and do “in the room”

•             opportunities presented by new streaming platforms

•             acquiring representation and what to look for in a manager or agent

The workshop takes place across three days from 21st – 23rd March at Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. The open session for writers and producers takes place on the afternoon of the 23rd March from 2 – 4.30pm.

Participant Profile:

Experienced writers and development personnel.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at www.screentrainingireland.ie with your current CV. Please email a one page synopsis to grainne.bennett@screentrainingireland.ie .   The deadline for applications is 12:00pm Monday the 12th of March.

Please send a CV outlining relevant industry experience along with a short (one-page) synopsis of your project outline before Monday 12th  of March.




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