The Writers Room 5050

The Directors Chair 5050 is the directing track of The Writers Room 5050, which is comprised of intensive 10-week workshops designed for women, people of color, indigenous, LGBTQAI+, those with disabilities, our service veterans, and men taking significant action in the inclusion and equity entertainment industry initiative. With a focus on narrative television, streaming and feature films, our labs will teach you the highest industry standard methods to develop, finance and produce a short form project. Documentarians and animators are also welcomed to participate!

 

Directing the Short Film
or Proof-of-Concept (POC)

(10 weeks: 1 class per week, 3 hours per class)

In a production room setting, pitch and write your short/POC story, learn how to finance and then finance your production, direct your short/POC, and end the Lab with a screening of your film and prepared to submit your film to festivals.

Dates: Begins May 2020

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Venue: Los Angeles

 

Directing an Episode of a
Horror Anthology Series

(10 weeks: 1 class per week, 3 hours per class)

Dates: Begins September 2020

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Venue: Los Angeles

In 10-weeks, you will be part of a dedicated and talented group of artists each of whom will write and direct one episode of a Horror Anthology Series! This is an exceptional and exciting opportunity to be part of a series whose trajectory is world-wide distribution. In a production room setting:

  • Pitch and write a short film episode based on the horror anthology series,
    CONFESSIONS, written and created by Evette Vargas.
  • Learn key tools on how to crowdfund and raise private monies to finance your project.
  • Direct your short episode.
  • End the Lab with a screening of your episode, prepared for the television distribution market and prepared for the festival market.
  • The CONFESSIONS Horror Anthology Series may be promoted, distributed and screened as a block of shorts or as individual projects as project quality permits.
  • Note: If you would prefer to only direct, and not to write a short episode, a script will be provided for you!

Registration & Pricing - info@writersroom5050.com

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