If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter
Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus
A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones
Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb
Topics related to the business of animation.
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Screenplay Development from the Inside Out
5-week online workshop
Begins October 26, 2011
Taught by Rona Edwards and Monika Skerbelis, authors of the critically acclaimed film book, "I Liked It, Didn't Love It: Screenplay Development from the Inside Out" now in its 2nd Edition.
Rona and Monika's knowledge and instruction improved my story development skills and opened opportunities that I otherwise would not have had the privilege to benefit from.
-Beth McElhenny (Director of the award-winning film, "Still Me")
We work in Hollywood every day. And today’s world of feature films is more complex than ever. In this course, we’ll walk you through the development steps. We’ll share what really happens when you submit your screenplay or material. You’ll learn about the players at the studios, production companies and agencies. We’ll teach you the importance of loglines, coverage, development notes, and talent lists. At the end of the course you'll have the resources you’ll need to become a successful development executive, producer, writer or director.
"Screenplay Development from the Inside Out" will begin its online workshop on October 26. The cost for this 5-week workshop is $300 and will cover such topics as:
The steps a screenplay or novel goes through when it is submitted to a studio or production company.
Who the players are that sell, submit and greenlight your material.
Why the logline is crucially important for sparking interest.
How agents and managers work.
"Are you ready for Hollywood? Today's world of feature films and television is more complex than ever. Let ESE FILM WORKSHOPS ONLINE courses give you the leg up needed to become successful in Tinseltown. During our courses, you’ll have one-on-one online interface with both of us. We'll offer feedback on all your assignments and best of all you can ask us anything you want about the business and we'll do our best to answer. Our mission - to help you succeed!"
- Rona Edwards & Monika Skerbelis on ESE Film Workshops Online
ESE provides professional 4 to 6 week film courses without leaving your home. With user-friendly web access, students need only know how to "click, type, download and read." For more information or to register for ESE Film Workshops Online visit www.esentertainment.net or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To register for the 5-week online workshop click here.
ESE Film Workshops Online
264 S. La Cienega Blvd. Suite 1052
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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