28
Aug
09

WIFTA WORKSHOP TOMORROW – REGISTER TODAY!!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 
10:00-2:00pm

“The Business of TV Writing”

 REGISTER TODAY – SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE!

Have you written a spec script for your favorite television show, but have no idea how to sell it?  Do you have a great idea for an original TV series but don’t know how to pitch to studios, agents, or producers?

This intensive workshop will bring you face to face with seasoned television professionals as they share stories from their experiences as staff writers on network TV shows and offer tips for writers aspiring to break into the industry.  Learn how to determine if your ideas are right for television, when and how to get an agent, and what to expect when you land your coveted job as a series staff-writer.

GUEST SPEAKERS:

JEFF STEPAKOFF:
Jeff has been writing professionally in Hollywood since 1988. He has “written by” or “story by” credits on thirty-six television episodes, has written for fourteen different series and has worked on seven primetime staffs.

Writing Credits include: The Wonder Years, Sisters, Major Dad, Simon & Simon and Dawson’s Creek.  He has also developed and wrote major motion pictures, including Disney’s Tarzan and Brother Bear. Jeff has recently published his first book the Billion-Dollar Kiss.

SARA FINNEY-JOHNSON:
Sara is one of the most sought-after Showrunners in the television industry.  She’s a seasoned television writer and executive producer with over 25 years of experience in television.  Over the span of her career she’s written for numerous classic television shows.

Writing Credits include: Family Matters, The Parent ‘Hood, Moesha, and most recently The Game, the CW Network’s spin-off of the hit series, Girlfriends. Also the Co-Creator for the The Parkers.

  • Qualify for a chance to pitch your original show concept to our guest speakers

  • Qualify for a chance to win a private script development session with Jeff Stepakoff

  • Pick-up a copy of the highly acclaimed book “Billion-Dollar Kiss” available for purchase following the workshop.

    WIFTA Members: $50, Non-Members: $65

    (cash, check or credit card payments accepted)

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