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Peter Baloff

Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)


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Early Bird   more info Dec 2, 2017 $139.00 $0.00
Early Registration - Student, Teacher, Active Military/Law Enforcement/Firefighters   more info Oct 8, 2017 $120.00 $0.00

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In this South Florida workshop you'll learn screenwriting from a working professional screenwriter with over two dozen film and television credits

  •  Discover the little known secrets to writing screenplays that actually sell and get produced
  • You will master the 5-step process to start your screenplay quickly and finish it successfully
  • Avoid the 10 common mistakes that get scripts tossed into the studio trash can
  • Find out why you don’t need a college degree or a literary background to write a great screenplay
  • Saturday ALL DAY workshop, August 12th, 10am to 4pm in Miami
  • Classes typically fill up fast, so register today


“I believe anyone can write a successful screenplay. You just have to know where and how to start.


And remember, your life experience is your most valuable asset as a screenwriter.”

– Peter Baloff

Get this...99% of all screenwriting courses, seminars, workshops and lectures out there are taught by teachers or professors who have never sold a screenplay! So what do you really learn? You learn how to write screenplays that don’t sell! Check out the Film and Television faculty at any major university or film school in the United States. I certainly have. Look at their biographies. Very, very few have any professional credits. Even at the Ivy League schools, the professors who teach Screenwriting have never sold a screenplay. The same applies to most of the screenwriting books on the market, almost exclusively written by people who don’t write screenplays for a living.  And they all teach the art of screenwriting the same painful, unproductive way, offering you structural, paint-by-number formulas that don’t really work.


Forgive me for putting modesty aside, but with over two dozen movie and television credits to my name, I have made my living, continue to make my living and have prospered as a writer, not a teacher, not an author of “how to” books. I write scripts that sell. And an unusually large percentage of those scripts have been produced by major studios and networks. In my introductory course, I teach you how to approach writing your screenplay the same way successful writers do – without the phony structural formulas. I show you how to ignite your own imagination, explore your life experience and tap into your best story-telling instincts. I believe anyone can write a screenplay that sells and gets produced once they understand the right starting point and follow the common-sense guidelines with which I provide you.




I'm there in person for all classes

The best part is, this is a real workshop - NOT ONLINE. I'm there in person. The workshop is lively and fun, and you get to meet a lot of nice people with whom you share a common interest.



You leave this workshop with the best gift ever - you learn to think like a screenwriter! I learned more in this one workshop than I did in four years                   in college studying film. Awesome class! - Sam B.

Excellent workshop! Extremely informative and engaging. Left feeling inspired,  eager and ready to start my screenplay. Thanks so much. - Danielle F.

Inspiring and encouraging. I was so impressed with Peter's knowledge of and passion for the subject. I couldn't wait to get home and start writing! -Peter M.

If you're looking for clear insights and lots of aha moments this is the one workshop you need to take. I've read every screenwriting book ever written and they don't come close to what you learn in this class. Thanks Peter. I see the light. Fantastic learning experience. -Dave W.

Thanks, Peter. I'm inspired to get started writing my first screenplay.  And now I have the tools to do it right. -Ilona A.

I've taken other screenwriting classes but Peter's workshop is the only one that brought it home to me. I had the breakthrough I needed to start writing again. Wonderful class! - Joe W.

Great clarity, well organized, plenty of relevant examples. Well done! -Deborah K.

Class size is limited so you need to register today

As you may know, there are few if any classes like this anywhere in the country, especially outside of Los Angeles, so my classes tend to fill up fast. If you’re interested, I encourage you to register as soon as possible.


Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, 10am to 4pm


The Hotel Mutiny

2951 South Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove, FL 33133




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The Hotel Mutiny
2951 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133

Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Peter Baloff

Peter Baloff has written and produced movies and television shows for most of the major studios and networks, including Universal, Disney, NBC and Fox.

Peter started his writing career as a playwright. After winning the Norman Lear Award for Playwriting and the David Library Award for Playwriting, he moved to Los Angeles to write for film and TV. Over the past 25 years Peter has sold over a dozen screenplays (6 produced) and worked on numerous network television shows and network specials. Peter’s screenplay Quicksand; No Escape (Universal) won the Writers Foundation Award for Best Screenplay in 1992. His screenplay, The Undertaker (optioned at Miramax) was cited by the Writers Guild of America, West as one of the top ten unproduced comedies.

Peter taught Screenwriting for the prestigious U.C.L.A. Writers’ Program and currently teaches Advanced Screenwriting for the highly respected New York Film Academy. Over the years he has served as an adjudicator for the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, an outstanding program, which cultivates nurturing mentorships between entertainment professionals and college students all across the country. In addition, Peter has lectured and served as a panelist at numerous well-known film festivals across the country.

Peter earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Florida where he received the Presidential Recognition Award and recently was honored with the Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award.

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