When: 10:00am-3:00pm, Saturday, September 26, 2015
Where: IMPORTANT CHANGE: The workshop will take place at the NYS3 Studio, 2002 Riverside Drive, Studio 42-O, Asheville, NC 28804. Directions below.
Cost: $65 per person–Register by clicking the PayPal button below:
Prose To Picture is for any writer who has ever wondered how a good book can become a bad movie or vice versa. It is a four hour workshop specifically designed to introduce writers of other media to the fine art of screenplay. Using lecture, film clips, on site exercises, discussion and hand outs, students get the basics of visual storytelling and dramatic structure plus an opportunity to try their hand at adaptation. No one becomes a screenwriter overnight, but Prose To Picture can be an invaluable first step!Participants should bring a brown bag lunch, pen and paper or a laptop.
Maryedith Burrell is an award-winning writer/performer/director who has written for every major studio and network in the U.S. and England. With eight features, twelve TV movies, six series and three TV pilots to her credit, she landed a coveted overall deal with Disney that set her up to be a script doctor on numerous film and television projects. Most recently, she scripted Emily Post for Sony. Also a documentarian, Ms. Burrell has produced for National Geographic, TLC, A&E, History Channel with the latest being NYC: Inside Out for Discovery. Her essay “An Affair To Forget” appears in the bestseller What Was I Thinking? (St. Martin’s Press.) As an actress, she starred in the TV series Fridays, Throb, Parenthood, Jackie Thomas Show, played recurring characters on Seinfeld and Home Improvement, and has appeared on everything from SNL to The Tonight Show. #OUCH!, a one-woman comedy about her orthopedic adventure in the American health care system, is currently touring and enjoying sold-out audiences.
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DIRECTIONS to the New York Studio For Stage And Screen (NYS3)
2002 Riverside Dr., Asheville NC 28804:
From I-26 — ( @9 min.) Take I-26 North, Exit 24 for Elk Mountain Rd. toward Woodfin, Turn left on Elk Mountain Rd., Turn left onto Riverside Drive. #2002 is a brick warehouse building with several studios. (GPS will take you to the back of the building!) Park in front or in the small parking lot across Riverside Drive. Follow signs to our studio. There is no cell phone reception inside.
From Asheville – (@11 min.) Go north on Riverside Dr. along the river toward Woodfin. ( You will pass the Bywater etc.) #2002 is a brick warehouse building on your left. (GPS will take you to the back of the building!)