Harry Potter and the Truckloads of Cash: An Intro to Writing Fantasy Films

Conference Workshop

The class will take you through the basics of writing for one of the most popular and profitable genres in Hollywood.  We'll cover story and character design, the importance of picking a compelling theme, as well as a thorough breakdown of the mythic structures generally used when creating these stories.  We'll also get inside the business aspect of the genre, covering the Hollywood studio approach to making and marketing these movies and why they tend to be such good investments.