Story Expo, September 5-7, 2014

  • How To Sign Up For Classes

    Below please find a complete schedule of courses for Story Expo 2014. To sign-up for the classes you’d like to take, please register for Story Expo by clicking the register button above. After you’ve registered, your Story Expo account will be created and you can log in to view, change, add and delete classes any time at any time. We recommend picking the classes you’d like sooner than later, as some of the classes have limited availability.

    To Add a Course to your Schedule: Click the + icon next to the class you’d like. A check mark will appear next to the class name confirming you’ve added yourself to the course.

    To Delete a Course: Click theicon next to the class you’ve chose. The check mark next to the class title will disappear, indicating you’ve removed yourself from the course.

    All of your changes will be stored in your Story Expo account which you can view online (or print) any time.

    Please Note: You can only register for one class in each time period. We do this to prevent people from double-booking class sessions.

    • Friday - September 5, 2014
      • 10:00 am - 12:30 pmRegistration
      • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmOpening Keynote
      • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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           Pitching Your Fantasy and Mythic Stories (Smith/Yoneda)  Pamela Jaye Smith,Kathie Fong Yoneda

           5 Secrets To A Killer Pitch (Carole Kirschner)  Carole Kirschner

           Story in Business: Marketing Your Small Business  Peter Brooks

           Write Your Life: Autobiographical Storytelling (M.Travis)  Mark W. Travis

      • 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

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           14 Character Types In All Screen Stories (Eric Edson)  Eric Edson

           The PR World: Marketing Yourself (Kim Dower)  Kim Dower

           Myth, Magic & Metaphysics (Pamela Jaye Smith)  Pamela Jaye Smith

           Insider's Guide/Screenwriting Career (Lee Jessup)  Lee Jessup

           The Director and The Script (Mark W. Travis)  Mark W. Travis

           Loglines and Elevator Pitches (Kathie Fong Yoneda)  Kathie Fong Yoneda

      • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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           The Writer's Journey (Christopher Vogler)  Christopher Vogler

           The TV Pilot: Your “Must Have” Calling Card (UCLA)   UCLA Extension Writers' Program,Richard Manning

           NYFA Pitch Workshop  Adam Moore,Adam Finer (NYFA)

      • 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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           Syd Field: The Seminar (Film)   

    • Saturday - September 6, 2014
      • 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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           Master Class: Story & Pitching (Seger/Yoneda) - Part 1  Linda Seger,Kathie Fong Yoneda

           Story Mapping The Blockbuster Screenplay (Calvisi)  Daniel P. Calvisi

           How To Write A TV Pilot That Sells (Jen Grisanti)   Jennifer Grisanti

           Victimology 101: Character through Behavioral Profiling (Armstrong)  Professor Ron Armstrong

           Your Screenplay Sucks! (William Akers)  William M.Akers

      • 9:00 am - 6:30 pmPitching Room - Day 1
      • 9:45 am - 11:15 am

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           Master Class: Story & Pitching (Seger/Yoneda) - Part 2  Linda Seger,Kathie Fong Yoneda

           Alpha Babes: The Female Hero (Pamela Jaye Smith)  Pamela Jaye Smith

           Anatomy of a TV Show (Ellen Sandler)   Ellen Sandler

           No Acting Please (Eric Morris)   Eric Morris

           Hollywood Story Secrets (Michael Hauge)  Michael Hauge

      • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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           The Art of Networking (Kathie Fong Yoneda)  Kathie Fong Yoneda

           Star Speaker: PETER MEHLMAN  Peter Mehlman

           TV Staffing & Development Season (Jen Grisanti)   Jennifer Grisanti

           Emotional Connection in Your Screenplay (UCLA)   UCLA Extension Writers' Program,Billy Mernit

           10 Story Tips Every Writer Must Know (John Truby)   John Truby

           Storytelling in Gaming (Riot Games)  Riot Games

      • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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           The Hidden Tools of Comedy (Steve Kaplan)  Steve Kaplan

           Film Distribution: Show Me The Money (J. Courshon)  Jerome Courshon

           Agents & Managers: Everything You Need To Know (Lee Jessup)  Lee Jessup

           Entertainment Law Crash Course (Zack Levine)  Zack Levine, Esq.

           Gravity: Anatomy of a Screenplay (Michael Hauge)  Michael Hauge

      • 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

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           10 Plot Forms In All Great Movies (Eric Edson)  Eric Edson

           NYFA Story Worlds: Intro to Franchise Creation (Pt. 1)  Adam Moore,Adam Finer (NYFA)

           The Interrogation Process-Writers/Directors (M.Travis)  Mark W. Travis

           Marketing Your TV Writing Career (Carole Kirschner)  Carole Kirschner

           Star Speaker: LEE ARONSOHN  Lee Aronsohn

      • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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           Writing The Romantic Comedy (Steve Kaplan)  Steve Kaplan

           Star Speaker: JOE ESZTERHAS  Joe Eszterhas

           NYFA Story Worlds: Comic Books & Manga (Pt. 2)  Adam Moore,Adam Finer (NYFA)

           The Rehearsal Process (Mark W. Travis)  Mark W. Travis

      • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmStory Expo Story Bash!
    • Sunday - September 7, 2014
      • 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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           Documentary Filmmaking (Kevin Knoblock)  Kevin Knoblock

           Building Great Stories-Hero Goal Sequences (Edson)  Eric Edson

           Entertainment Law Crash Course (Zack Levine)  Zack Levine, Esq.

           Themes (Linda Seger & Pamela Jaye Smith)  Linda Seger,Pamela Jaye Smith

      • 9:00 am - 1:30 pmPitching Room - Day 2
      • 9:45 am - 11:15 am

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           Making A Good Script Great (Linda Seger)  Linda Seger

           Writing & Producing Reality TV (Troy DeVolld)   Troy DeVolld

           NYFA Story Worlds: Game Writing (Pt. 3)  Adam Moore,Adam Finer (NYFA)

           The Power of Staging (Mark W. Travis)  Mark W. Travis

      • 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

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           Make Your Memoir Mythic (Pamela Jaye Smith)  Pamela Jaye Smith

           Key Techniques Of The Top 12 Genres (John Truby)   John Truby

           NYFA Story Worlds: Web Series (Pt. 4)  Adam Moore,Adam Finer (NYFA)

           Directing With The Camera (Mark W. Travis)  Mark W. Travis

           How To Be Unstoppable (Shawn Tolleson)  Shawn Tolleson

      • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pmClosing Keynote