Screenwriting 101 with Ross Bigley

Have ever wanted to write a script, or are you a writer struggling with your idea?

This seminar is for you. The Milwaukee Independent Film Society and MARN are partnering in this first of many seminar.

Through a series of writing exercises you'll learn the basics of story structure, the three acts and five key points, understanding character development, and formatting your script to industry standards.

Ross Bigley is an award winning filmmaker with over 60 short films and three features to his credit. In 1995, he founded The Milwaukee Video/Film Festival at MATA Community Media, now called the Milwaukee Short Film Festival, and serves as President of the Board of Directors to the Milwaukee Independent Film Society.

Ross teaches filmmaking and story structure at his alma mater, The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. He has worked as a script consultant for Producers Tim Lonsdale (Species, Speed), Chris Webster (Hellraiser, Heathers), David Striet (Species, River's Edge) and performed rewrites for the production, Brain Food. Currently, he has formed a production company with Bai Ling and Glen Popple to develop feature films.

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