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SCREENWRITING Workshop with William Roth


Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM - Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

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WFI: Screenwriting Workshop
Seven Tuesdays from 7:00 - 9:00pm
3 Tickets Ended $215.00 $0.00

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This intermediate level class is designed for students who are familiar with screenplay format and have a feature script which is either in the works or at least has been well thought-out. Focus will be placed on structure and character development. In addition, students will be prepared to “Give good meeting”, if they wish to bring their work to Hollywood. Being a workshop, student’s work will be read aloud in class and critiqued by the instructor and fellow classmates on a rotating basis.

The goal is for each student come away with a completed screenplay or at the least a highly developed outline.


William Roth has significant experience both in the film industry as well as in the private sector.

In 1999, he wrote and directed the feature film Floating (starring Chad Lowe) which received DVD, foreign, and theatrical release. Since 1999, he has written, sold, and optioned numerous films in Hollywood. He has been a script doctor for many of the studios and has worked closely with producers such as Academy Award-winner John Ketcham (The Hurricane, Bring It On) and Danny Stepper (Reservoir Dogs, Goal).

He has garnered awards such as a Student Emmy Award, The Sumner Redstone Award, and The Best of FestivalThe New England Film and Video Festival. In addition to his experience in the film industry, Mr. Roth has worked for Shearson/Lehman on Wall Street and has been a partner in the private equity firm Atlantic Biofuel Capital. at

He holds a MA in film from Boston University and a BA from Brandeis University.

If you cancel your registration for a class within 24 hours after your order, then you will receive a total refund. You must email your notice to We cannot give credit toward future classes (sorry). The WFI reserves the right to drop classes that are undersubscribed. In such case, of course, a full refund will be issued.

Have questions about SCREENWRITING Workshop with William Roth? Contact WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE (WFI) Classes

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DCTV Public Access Station
901 Newton Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:00 PM - Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

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