05/24 Writing for Comicon with Carlos de los Rios

Date: May 24 Time: 12pm to 2pm Number of sessions: 1 -- One day class! Members: $30 Nonmembers: $36 Location: The Ink Spot, NTC at Liberty Station 2730 Historic Decatur Rd. Barracks 16, Suite 202 San Diego, CA 92106

In this class, attendees will learn how to create an overview strategy for
approaching how to win as a writer at Comicon.

This annual mega-event is a place where many introductions, connections and career-breakthroughs are made.

Should you find a comic book, option rights and adapt it into a screenplay?
Should you write a graphic novel script and find an artist to partner with?
Should you create/publish an online comic book and write a movie script based off of it?

* strategizing to maximize * Comicon’s opportunities * graphic novel script formats * movie script formats * how to approach movie producers with graphic novel-based material * classic storytelling techniques sure to win over the Hollywood-heavy Comicon powers-that-be * working on promoting your graphic novel so it gets attention * a career in graphic novels – is such a thing possible? * new trends in both the graphic novel world and the graphic novel-based Hollywood world * how to put your presentation together for top effect * why graphic novels/comic books are here to stay in the movie business and what this means to you!

Carlos de los Rios is a working screenwriter and producer who has written acclaimed films for Academy Award winners Lauren Bacall, Harvey Fierstein, Elliot Gould and others.  Carlos has worked on over 30 films and has written and/or produced 7 films.  Carlos lectures throughout California and is a sought after script doctor, writing coach and story consultant.

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