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Crafting Compelling Scenes and Set Pieces

Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
St. Helen’s D

Through examining great cinematic scenes, explore what it takes to put together memorable scenes. In this session, participants will explore the structure and elements of a scene and set piece sequences, how to enter and exit a scene to make your scripts tighter


Danny Manus

Danny Manus is one of the most in-demand script consultants as CEO of No BullScript Consulting (www.nobullscript.net) and author of “No B.S. for Screenwriters: Advice from the Executive Perspective.” He was ranked one of the Top 15 “Cream of the Crop” script consultants in CS Magazine and named one of ScreenCraft’s “25 People Writers Should Follow on Twitter”. He was previously the Director of Development for Clifford Werber Productions (Cinderella Story, Sydney White), where he sold “To Oz” to United Artists. He was also Development Consultant for Eclectic Pictures (Lovelace) and the DOD at Sandstorm Films (The Covenant, 8MM2), which had a first look deal at Screen Gems. Danny is a columnist for ScriptMag, a judge five years running for the PAGE Awards, and has been a speaker at Austin Film Festival, Producer’s Guild of America, Kansas City Film Fest, and well over a dozen other major writing conferences. You can follow him on Twitter @DannyManus.

Danny Manus