Award-winning television veteran writer and film producer Valerie C. Woods leads our master scriptwriting workshop that will cover the essentials of writing scripts for TV, Film and Digital Media. The six-session workshop will focus on giving you a strong foundation in story and character development. You will learn how to create strong and richly layered women characters as well as the nuts and bolts of writing scripts. Enjoy a nurturing and open creative environment where you will have a chance to write the first draft of your script or develop a work-in-progress. Polish log lines and beat sheets that will help you pitch your project to HBO, Disney or major television and film studios.
Once you have registered you will be sent information on the process for accessing the class online. You will also be given access to a folder with your first reading assignment and the syllabus.
LIMITED TIME OFFER: $25 Discount Code: MasterClass2023 before 5/24/23.
About Valerie C Woods
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Valerie C. Woods is a writer/producer in television and film and is also a publisher, editor, and author. Recently (2022), she was a Writer/Co-Executive Producer on Season 1 of the Disney+ series The Crossover. She also worked in the same position for the limited series The Big Cigar, coming soon to Apple TV+.
During Valerie’s 25+ plus years as a member of WGAw, she has also written on one hour drama series four CBS, Lifetime, Netflix, OWN, and Showtime. Her writer/producer credits include Sweet Magnolias (S2), Queen Sugar (S4), Any Day Now (S1-4). Her episode “Family is Family” was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award, Soul Food (S4) and Touched by an Angel (S2). Valerie’s career began after being awarded a Fellowship with Walt Disney Studios.
Currently, she is developing through her MCV Productions banner three projects: a limited series based on Wrapped in Rainbows – The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, the award-winning biography written by Valerie Boyd; an episodic TV series adapted from A Cowboy to Remember, and the Cowboys of California romance trilogy by Rebekah Weatherspoon; and a screenplay, Homecoming, adapted from the historical Christmas romance written by NAACP Award-Winning author, Beverly Jenkins.
As one of four instructors trained by acclaimed screenwriter author and teacher Syd Field, Valerie has served as Creative Director for Syd Field – The Art of Visual Storytelling platform. She also taught as Adjunct Faculty in the Stephens College Low-Residency MFA in TV and Screenwriting program (2016-2020). In Fall 2020, Valerie joined the University of Georgia as a Screenwriting Mentor in their Low-Residency MFA in Narrative Media Writing.
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