BRIC x Reel Sisters Present:
Scriptwriting Essentials & The Art of Writing Strong Female Characters
Scriptwriting Essentials will offer tips on pitching your script to such major content platforms as OWN, Netflix, BET and HBO. You will learn how to write strong and richly layered women characters as well as the nuts and bolts of writing scripts that sell. Enjoy a nurturing and open creative environment where you will have a chance to write your first script or develop a work-in-progress. As the instructor will guide you in achieving your personal scriptwriting goals.
Veteran author/producer Lorisa Bates, Vice President of Content Strategy, Co-Productions & Multiplatform at BET Networks, will lead a beginning scriptwriting workshop that will cover the essentials of writing scripts for TV, Film and Web Series. Lorisa has successfully guided writers to realizing their vision of having their script turned into films and television series. She will share her knowledge in creating a character driven script for your audience. Lorisa has successfully guided writers in developing scripts for film and television.
WORKSHOP SELLS OUT QUICKLY, REGISTER ASAP!
**Please note** This is a hybrid workshop, online writers are welcomed to participate via Zoom.
The workshop is being presented by Reel Sisters, the first Oscar Qualifying Festival for short narratives devoted to women filmmakers, and BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City. Scriptwriting Essentials is a Trademark of Reel Sisters, the nation’s leading film festival devoted to women of color. Reel Sisters will be held on Oct. 21-22, 2023 in Brooklyn. African Voices, an arts organization founded in 1992, sponsors Reel Sisters.