Calendar

Jun
2
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Jun
4
Sat
The Televisionary Writers Workshop: From Concept to Outline
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Televisionary Writers Workshop: From Concept to Outline @ Kelso | Washington | United States

The Televisionary Writers Workshop: From Concept to Outline

In this intensive 6-week TV workshop, writers have the option to focus on a TV spec or an original pilot. Your instructor will guide you step-by-step through the process of crafting your script from concept to solid outline using Script Anatomy tools. This applicable and hands-on course will help prepare you for staffing, development, and studio writing program applications, as well as give you tools that will be useful in your development process throughout your career.Classes will cover:

  • Hooks/Concepts
  • Arena
  • Loglines & Pitching
  • TV Story Structure
  • Strong Act Outs
  • Tone & Genre Expectation
  • Character Development
  • Dynamic Relationships
  • Conflict and Obstacles
  • Dilemmas & Goals
  • Stakes
  • Theme

…and more. Writers will learn tools to develop their TV scripts while completing weekly assignments on concept, pitching, character development, outline, etc.

Additionally, each writer will receive weekly peer feedback and instructor critique and evaluation of weekly assignments and material in a supportive environment.

Cost: $595.00

Limit 12 writers

Click HERE for the next Televisionary Writers Workshop. 

Click HERE for entire 2016 schedule!

Jun
5
Sun
Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab @ Los Angeles | California | United States

Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab

This 2 week prep + 6-week intensive lab is limited to 8 students and is run like a professional writers room.During lab, you will develop and write your material at the demanding pace expected in a professional environment using Script Anatomy tools.  All classmates are required to devote outside class time to homework, writing and, at certain points along the process, actively participate in the development and story breaking process each week.  In a professional writers room, you must participate if you want to keep your job.  Working this muscle will benefit you.Aside from helping you develop, outline, and write your script in 6 weeks, Pilot Lab includes writing and business topic lectures.  This unique curriculum provides invaluable preparation for your first staffing job.LIMIT: 8 Writers

Prerequisite: Televisionary Writers Workshop

Click HERE to register.

Click HERE for entire 2016 schedule!

Jun
9
Thu
Content Modeling for Better User Experiences Everywhere: Introduction @ BLANKSPACES LA
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Content Modeling for Better User Experiences Everywhere: Introduction @ BLANKSPACES LA | Los Angeles | California | United States

Get tickets for this introduction to content modeling on Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/content-model-intro

What is content modeling? How does it help us deliver the right amount of helpful, timely content at the right time?

Great user experiences touch customers at more points than ever. Content modeling helps make sure the content in those experiences is smart and effective at every one of those points.

Get to know content modeling as a valuable tool for UX design as well as content creation and management. Marlowe Beckley, Senior Manager, Content Strategy at SapientNitro, guides us through a spirited introduction to content modeling in this introductory event.

Hear answers to questions such as these:

• How does content modeling help you deliver a consistently excellent user experience?

• How does content modeling make content creation and management efficient and effective?

• What sites offer us strong content modeling examples?

• How does content modeling prepare experiences for personalization?

• How does content modeling help future-proof your content?

This meetup is the first part of an in-depth workshop that continues on Wednesday, July 20. Register for the workshop on Eventbrite.

We strongly recommend that attendees to the July 20 workshop also attend the June 9 meetup.

About Marlowe Beckley

Marlowe (formerly Sarah) Beckley is the Senior Manager, Content Strategy at SapientNitro. Her agency experience includes collaboration with DDB Chicago, OgilvyOne, and Razorfish. And for more than 10 years she has put her content strategy experience and skills to work for brands such as HSBC, Allstate, State Farm, and the Options Industry Council. A strong customer experience advocate, Beckley’s experience also includes accomplishments as an editor, technical writer, and IT manager.

Beckley curates tweets and retweets at @contentstrategy and @marlowebeckley.

Get tickets to this meetup on Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/content-model-intro

Jun
11
Sat
The Televisionary Writers Workshop: From Concept to Outline
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Televisionary Writers Workshop: From Concept to Outline @ Kelso | Washington | United States

The Televisionary Writers Workshop: From Concept to Outline

In this intensive 6-week TV workshop, writers have the option to focus on a TV spec or an original pilot. Your instructor will guide you step-by-step through the process of crafting your script from concept to solid outline using Script Anatomy tools. This applicable and hands-on course will help prepare you for staffing, development, and studio writing program applications, as well as give you tools that will be useful in your development process throughout your career.Classes will cover:

  • Hooks/Concepts
  • Arena
  • Loglines & Pitching
  • TV Story Structure
  • Strong Act Outs
  • Tone & Genre Expectation
  • Character Development
  • Dynamic Relationships
  • Conflict and Obstacles
  • Dilemmas & Goals
  • Stakes
  • Theme

…and more. Writers will learn tools to develop their TV scripts while completing weekly assignments on concept, pitching, character development, outline, etc.

Additionally, each writer will receive weekly peer feedback and instructor critique and evaluation of weekly assignments and material in a supportive environment.

Cost: $595.00

Limit 12 writers

Click HERE for the next Televisionary Writers Workshop. 

Click HERE for entire 2016 schedule!

Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab @ Los Angeles | California | United States

Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab

This 2 week prep + 6-week intensive lab is limited to 8 students and is run like a professional writers room.During lab, you will develop and write your material at the demanding pace expected in a professional environment using Script Anatomy tools.  All classmates are required to devote outside class time to homework, writing and, at certain points along the process, actively participate in the development and story breaking process each week.  In a professional writers room, you must participate if you want to keep your job.  Working this muscle will benefit you.Aside from helping you develop, outline, and write your script in 6 weeks, Pilot Lab includes writing and business topic lectures.  This unique curriculum provides invaluable preparation for your first staffing job.LIMIT: 8 Writers

Prerequisite: Televisionary Writers Workshop

Click HERE to register.

Click HERE for entire 2016 schedule!

Jun
16
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Jun
19
Sun
Holiday Closure: Father’s Day
Jun 19 all-day

Closed in observation of Father’s Day.

Jun
26
Sun
Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab @ Los Angeles | California | United States

Advanced TV Comedy Pilot Lab

This 2 week prep + 6-week intensive lab is limited to 8 students and is run like a professional writers room.During lab, you will develop and write your material at the demanding pace expected in a professional environment using Script Anatomy tools.  All classmates are required to devote outside class time to homework, writing and, at certain points along the process, actively participate in the development and story breaking process each week.  In a professional writers room, you must participate if you want to keep your job.  Working this muscle will benefit you.Aside from helping you develop, outline, and write your script in 6 weeks, Pilot Lab includes writing and business topic lectures.  This unique curriculum provides invaluable preparation for your first staffing job.LIMIT: 8 Writers

Prerequisite: Televisionary Writers Workshop

Click HERE to register.

Click HERE for entire 2016 schedule!

Jun
30
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Jul
2
Sat
Holiday Closure: Independence Day
Jul 2 – Jul 4 all-day

Closed in observation of Independence Day.

Jul
14
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Jul
28
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Aug
11
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Aug
25
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Sep
3
Sat
Holiday Closure: Labor Day
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day

Closed in observation of Labor Day.

Sep
8
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Sep
22
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Oct
6
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!

Oct
20
Thu
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Free Coworking Day @ BLANKSPACES Mid-Wilshire | Los Angeles | California | United States

Join us at our Mid-Wilshire space for a day of free coworking!