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  • Start Date: January 1, 1970
  • End Date: January 1, 1970
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  • Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
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  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $150.00
  • Member Price: $135.00

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Thrilling Stories [Dedi Felman]

All Levels | This one-day workshop will help you develop your mystery, thriller, or horror TV pilot or film. We’ll cover the essentials of each genre and the various subgenres, including how to create your own unique mash-up. You’ll learn how to tap into your fears, including of the shocking and grotesque, and the critical tools for writing a chilling, thrilling TV pilot or film: compelling protagonists and antagonists, intense mental conflict, unreliable and switching povs, themes that say something, red herrings, clues, supernatural elements, and writing endings that twist or shock.