FREE Screenwriting: Adaptation Workshop with
BRIO Winner Derek Lively
This workshop meets Saturday May 12 AND May 19th
NOTE: You must be able to attend both parts of this workshop.
Emerging and beginning screenwriters are encouraged to attend this FREE two-part writing workshop led by an award-winning writer.
Derek Lively BRIO winner, writer and teacher, will lead the small group in discussion and writing exercises that will inspire and motivate. Participants should bring a notebook and pencils.
Reservations are required. Space is limited.
**PLEASE SIGN UP ONLY IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE FOR BOTH SESSIONS.***
This is a program of the Bronx Writers Center and BRIO, part of the Bronx Council on the Arts.
Derek Lively is a screenwriter, playwright, actor, and director. His solo show, Welcome to My Soul, was performed at HERE as part of PSNBC’s talent showcase for NBC executives. His screenplay, The Nigga, was the winner of the 2008 Hollywood Black Film Festival Storyteller Competition and was subsequently optioned by Harrison Reiner, production executive for the Academy Award-winning films My Left Foot and Cinema Paradiso. His play, Two Realities, was the co-winner of the Around the Block 2006 Short Play Reading Series and was a semi-finalist in the American Globe Theatre’s Fifteen Minute Play Festival. He was an invited participant in the HBO Writers’ Lab sponsored by the American Black Film Festival.
Please visit www.bronxarts.org for more information about our programs.
Bronx Writers Center
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