Writers on Genre 2012: Drama and True Stories

Date: Jul 12, 2012

A good true-life story stays faithful to the facts and the characters real while keeping the story moving. And great drama keeps you riveted to your seat. Both have one thing in common: They need to be about fascinating people in relatable circumstances. Want to know more about creating compelling drama and turning true stories into great stories? Come to the third night of our WRITERS ON GENRE series, where our panel of screenwriting experts will offer tips on how to craft screenplays that get you noticed. The panel will be moderated by Dan Petrie, Jr., writer of BEVERLY HILLS COP and TURNER & HOOCH. Panelists include: John August (BIG FISH, THE NINES) Ben Lewin (THE SESSIONS) Pamela Gray (CONVICTION) Barbara Turner (HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN, POLLOCK)

Other WRITERS ON GENRE 2012 events include:

Action Adventure and Thriller
Horror and Psychological Thriller
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Comedy and Romantic Comedy 




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